I show how to replace mechanical disc brakes with hydraulic disc brakes on a MTB bike. Hydraulic disc brakes are very easy to install. This conversion is a really easy upgrade. I show removing the mechanical disc brakes and the install of the hydraulic disc brakes. The brakes I used in the video are Shimano …Read more »
I hit 50 miles of garage sales today, and these are some of the cool things I bought. A Gary Fisher Gitche Gumee mountain bike for $5, a Bridgestone 400 road bike for $5, and some other stuff too.
I show how to adjust a Park Tool CN-10 cable cutter tool that doesn’t cut well, and leaves rough ends. The issue often is that after a lot of use, they develop play and needed adjustment. It’s as simple as loosening a locknut, tightening a bolt, and re-tightening the locknut. I used two 12mm wrenches. …Read more »
After driving for hours and over 150 miles to hit several big flea markets and finding nothing, I found this 1987 Centurion Dave Scott Ironman Expert at the Goodwill that is 5 minutes from my house. And for $35! And it’s my size! Score!!!!
I show how to replace shift cables in SRAM 3.0 Comp and MRX Comp shifters. The instructions from SRAM say push the cable out, and push the new one in. However, that doesn’t actually work. So I show how to remove the shifter, open it up and insert a new cable.