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How To Fix Bike Chain Skipping/Slipping/Jumping Gears

I show the most common causes for chains that skip, slip, jump gears while pedaling (auto-shifting/phantom shifting derailleur), especially while under torque like climbing up a hill or standing on the pedals. And explain what needs to be done to fix them. Straightening A Bent Derailleur Hanger How To Measure Bike Chain Wear With A …Read more »

How To Fix Bike Not Shifting Gears

I am often asked how to fix a bike that won’t shift gears or will only shift to some gears. The problem will be the shifters, derailleurs, or cables. I walk through the steps to isolate and locate the issue and how to fix it. I cover both the front derailleur and rear derailleur. How …Read more »

How To Replace Shifter Cable On Shimano Revoshift Shifters

I show the process as I remove the old shift cable and install a new cable in a Shimano SL RS35 Revoshift shifter.

Hydraulic Disc Brake Line Guides To Cable Stops

I bought a Fuji Nevada 4.0 mountain bike that had some messy cabling. The frame was built to be ready for hydraulic brakes, but the bike came with V-brakes. Someone had replaced some of the cables in a sloppy manner. I show what the oversize cable guides on the top tube are for and how …Read more »

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.