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Overhaul/Repair Bendix 70 Coaster Brake Hub

I got a cruiser bike with a coaster brake hub that didn’t work. The bike was free, and I thought I could fix it. In this video, I take the hub apart, clean it, lubricate it, replace the bearings and put it bake together again. Now it works great. The hub is a Bendix 70. …Read more »

How To Convert To Hydraulic Disc Brakes From Mechanical Disc Brakes On Mountain Bike

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 »

Restoring Vintage Trek 412 With Correct Handlebars & Stem

I bought a Trek 412 (Built early1980). A previous owner had swapped some of the parts. I wanted to restore the bike back closer to original. So I replaced the handlebars and stem back to parts closer to the originals. I left the original non-aero brake levers on, and routed the brake cables the same …Read more »

How To Center Brakes On A Road Bike

Sometimes you will find your one of your brakes is not centered. Maybe it is even rubbing against the rim on one side. The brake may have been bumped. I show you how to center side pull brakes on a road bike. It’s pretty easy and will only take a minute.

How To Do 27 Inch To 700c Wheel Conversion – Vintage Bike Update

I show you how to convert a bike from 27″ wheels to 700c wheels. It’s an easy upgrade. You pretty much just have to remove the old 27″ wheels and mount the 700c wheels (assuming the hub width is the same). The main issue is the brakes. 700c wheels are smaller in diameter. So the …Read more »