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How To Replace Avid BB5 Disc Brake Pads – Easy!

I show how to replace worn out disc brake pads on Avid BB5 disc brake calipers. The brake pad replacement is actually pretty easy, and you don’t even need any special tools. The bike is a 2009 Cannondale F7. Avid BB5 Disc Brake Pads: https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000VT2EX6/ref=nosim/youtube25-20 Installing Avid BB5 Disc Brakes:

Convert From Gripshift to Trigger Shifters

I show how to convert a bike from SRAM GripShift shifters to Shimano trigger shifters. Personally I prefer trigger shifters over twist shifters.

Vintage Brake Levers – Fixing Bent/Jammed Cable Anchor Pin

The cable anchor pins in the brake levers on my vintage road bike were bent, closing the slot used to remove/install the cable, and crimping the old cables in place. I needed the straighten the pins enough to open the slot so I could remove the old cables and install new ones. The bike is …Read more »

Install Brake Cables On BMX Bike With Gyro/Rotor/Detangler

I show the process of replacing the upper and lower brake cables on a BMX bike equipped with a Gyro/rotor/detangler headset.

Converting Bike From V Brakes To Cantilever Brakes

This bike originally had cantilever brakes. But the guy I bought it from had converted it to V-brakes. But there were unused the cable stops and guides. And he zip tied a cable to the top tube. Pretty ugly. So I removed the v-brakes and installed brand new cantilever brakes. It looks much better.