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How To Install Inline Cable Barrel Adjusters

I show how to install an inline barrel cable adjuster. The adjuster I am using is made by Origin8, but there are similar types adjust made by other companies such as Jagwire, Shimano and SRAM. I install the adjust to fine tune the shift cable on my front derailleur. This is part of my DIY …Read more »

How To Install Aero Brake Levers On Vintage Bike

I show the process of upgrading a vintage road bike from non-aero brake levers to aero brake levers. I bought this Nishiki Sport bike at a thrift store. The brake levers it came with were non aero brake levers and looked like they originally had safety levers which had been removed. In this video I …Read more »

Right Lever Rear Brake/Left Lever Front Brake or Vice Versa – Why?

I have gotten questions/comments about why I connect the right brake lever to the rear brake and the left lever to the front brake. About how in other places the left lever works the rear brake and the right lever operates the front brake. I explain why it is one way in some places, and …Read more »

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.