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Bicycle Repair : How to Remove a Crank Arm on Your Bike

Hi, this is David back with Expert Village. Now I’m going to show you one of my more fun repairs. How to remove a crank arm. This requires two special tools. One of them again made by Park, they rock. Another is simply another special tool. You can buy this on line, you get it […]

Vintage English 3-Speed Bicycles : English 3-Speed Bicycle Production Years

These English 3-speed bicycles were first massed produced in the 1930’s. They started all built around this 3-speed internal hub made by Stermi Archer. There are different ways you can tell a year of a bike. The most definite way, or easiest way, is to look at the rear hub, they’ll be a two digit […]

Motorcycle Risers – Adjust Your Handle Bars with Ease – Video Guide: Tip of the Week

Motorcycle Risers – Adjust Your Handle Bars with Ease – Video Guide: Tip of the Week

MOTORCYCLE RISER TIP Get a grip. With handlebar risers. Welcome to this week’s Cruiser Customizing Tip of the Week where we’re going to talk about how you can customize your riding position, whether you’ve got drag bars, or the standard drag-riser combination with the use of risers and riser extensions. As you can see on […]

Bicycle Maintenance & Repairs : How to Adjust a Bottom Bracket

Bicycle Maintenance & Repairs : How to Adjust a Bottom Bracket

Hi, I’m Evan from Gregg’s Green Lake Cycles. And today we’re going to address or tighten a bottom bracket. First thing you want to do is remove your crank bolt. It’s the bolt that actually holds your crank arm on to the bottom bracket. The crank bolt is generally an eight millimeter hex wrench. Sometimes […]

Bicycle Repair : How to Fix Bicycle Handlebars

Bicycle Repair : How to Fix Bicycle Handlebars

Hi this is David back with Expert Village. Next thing I’m going to demonstrate for you; how to fix a handlebar. Like let’s say you’ve gone off a big jump, you caught a lot of air, you’re like aaahhhhh…. bam. Come back down to earth, this thing gets bent. What do you do? You use […]

10 Marginal Marginal Gains That Will Make You Cycle (A Tiny Bit) Faster

– The aggregation of marginal gains. Yep, the methodology made famous by Sir Dave Brailsford, in his pursuit, to turn British cycling, and then later Team Sky into winning organizations. The thinking being that if you can improve everything you do by just one percent, then these small improvements, added up over a long period […]

Vintage English 3-Speed Bicycles : English 3-Speed Bicycle Serial Number Location

Vintage English 3-Speed Bicycles : English 3-Speed Bicycle Serial Number Location

If you’re trying to determine the era of your English three speed, one thing you can do is look at the rear hub, the rear hub will have a two digit date code on it, in addition it will also have a month code. But, you can never be sure that, that rear wheel was […]

How Wide Should Your Mountain Bike Handlebars Be? GMBN’s Guide To Bar Width

– [Man] So, ever since I’ve been involved with mountain biking I’ve seen handlebars evolve a lot. From sort of mid-to-late 90s when I was riding, people tended to ride very narrow bars right up to now, where people tend to ride, I can’t even comprehend how wide their bars are. I do have a […]

Bicycle Maintenance & Repairs : How to Fix a Bicycle Spoke

Bicycle Maintenance & Repairs : How to Fix a Bicycle Spoke

Hi I’m Evan from Gregg’s Greenway Cycles, and I’m going to talk to you a little bit about how to replace a spoke on a wheel. The first thing you want to do is get the wheel off the bike and strip it. If it’s a rear wheel the cogs set or set that would […]

Riding Drops On Hardtails? | Ask GMBN Anything About Mountain Biking

Riding Drops On Hardtails? | Ask GMBN Anything About Mountain Biking

– Okay, so it’s time for Ask. This is the section of the GMBN week where we answer all your mountain bike related questions. So don’t forget you can fire your questions in to [email protected] or leave them in the comments below. – Alright, what we got Blake. Fire away. – Well I’ve picked out […]