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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 Replace Shift Cable In Suntour X-Press Accushift Shifter

I show how to replace the shift cables in Suntour X-Press Accushift Plus Shifters. First you have to open them up. And then the cable is non-standard, and is not readily available. I used a compatible type cable. These cables are similar to what I used in the video: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B002NL8YCU/ref=nosim/rjthebikeguy-20

How To Adjust Campagnolo Gran Sport/Valentino Front Derailleur

I show how to connect the shift cable and adjust vintage Campagnolo push rod type front derailleurs like the Gran Sport and Valentino.

Fix Park Tool CN-10 Cable Cutters That Aren’t Cutting Cleanly

I show how to adjust a Park Tool CN-10 cable cutter tool that doesn’t cut well, and leaves rough ends. The issue often is that after a lot of use, they develop play and needed adjustment. It’s as simple as loosening a locknut, tightening a bolt, and re-tightening the locknut. I used two 12mm wrenches. …Read more »

How To Replace A Rear Derailleur Shifter Cable

I replace the rear shifter cable on a GT Bullet mountain bike. (It only has the one derailleur) The old cable was kind of rusty and looked like junk. It worked fine, but since I am going to sell the bike, I don’t mind spending a couple bucks to make the bike look better and …Read more »