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How to Replace Internal Routed Cables

I show how to feed new brake/shifter cable housings through bike frame tubes. I show two methods. The first method is where a cable housing is already routed through the frame. The second method is where there isn’t already a cable through the frame. This will allow you to install brand new cable housings on …Read more »

How To Fix Hybrid/Mountain Bike V Brakes Rubbing On One Side

The Gary Fisher bike that I have been working has V brakes. Both sets of brakes were rubbing on one side. The adjustment is very easy. I made a quick video to show how to repair this.

Convert Mountain Bike To Drop Bars for Touring/Monster Cross/Gravel Bike

I show how to install dropbar handlebars and integrated brake shifter levers (brifters) on a mountain bike (with 26″ wheels) to build a touring/monster cross/gravel bike. I also change from V-brakes to cantilever brakes for compatibility to the road brakes. And also swap out the mountain front derailleur to a triple road front derailleur. The …Read more »

Replacing Shifters/Brake Levers/Cables/Housings On Trek 4300 Mountain Bike

I show the process of removing the old trigger shifters/brake levers and installing brand new shifters/brake levers along with new shift cables/brake cables and housings. The bike is a Trek 4300 mountain bike.

How To Replace Brake Pads On Hybrid/Mountain Bike (V Brakes)

I replace the brake pads for the V brakes on a Gary Fisher Napa mountain bike/comfort bike.