I show how to overhaul RST Gila Pro forks/shocks. I also fixed the lockout lever which was not working. RST recommends this maintenance be done “Every 4 weeks or 25-30 hours of riding or whenever the performance of the fork has diminished(whichever occurs first).” Basic service to keep your suspension working and from becoming stiff …Read more »
I show how to overhaul a vintage cup/cone square taper bottom bracket. This includes removing the cranks, disassembly, cleaning, replacing the bearings, lubrication, and re-assembly. This is a maintenance that should be done if the bottom bracket feels rough, or if there is play, or if the bottom bracket hasn’t been serviced in a long …Read more »
I show how to convert an old vintage MTB with no frame/fork disc brake mounts, to disc brakes using adapters. I show various disc brake mounting adapters and how they can be used to install disc brakes. Some of the adapters I show are A2Z DM-UNI, Chaser Tech Bicycle Rear Disc Brake Adapter Kit, and …Read more »
I found this bike at a flea market. Normally I think of Ross bikes and low end department store stuff. But this had nice components. Suntour Cyclone derailleurs, Suntour Superbe brakes and levers, Nitto Olympiade handlebars. And the frame is Ishiwata EX triple butted tubing. For $40, I figured the components were worth that much.
I bought this Cannondale road bike on eBay for $27. I have been using this method for years to find great deals on bikes. I show and explain how to find bikes for amazing prices. It’s not a secret or a trick. Just a straight forward strategy to help find bikes for a steal. The …Read more »