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How To Replace Shift Cable In Shimano EZ Fire Shifter (ST EF28)

I show how to change the shift cables on Shimano EZ Fire trigger Shifters (ST EF28). These shifters are integrated with V-Brake brake levers.

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 Install New Shift Cable Into Shimano ST EF29 Trigger Shifter

I show how to replace the shift cables in Shimano ST EF29 trigger shifters. I only show the right shifter, but the process is the same on the left shifter. The bike is a Trek 3500 mountain bike with V Brakes.

Replacing Bike Shifter Cables

The cables on this mountain bike had been left exposed the weather and had a surface rust on them. They looked ugly, so I replaced them with brand new shifter cables. The shifters are Shimano Rapidfire trigger type shifters. I also replaced all the cable housings and adjusted the derailleurs.

Convert Mountain Bike To Drop Bars for Touring/Monster Cross/Gravel Bike

I show how to install dropbar handlebars and integrated brake shifter levers (brifters) on a mountain bike (with 26″ wheels) to build a touring/monster cross/gravel bike. I also change from V-brakes to cantilever brakes for compatibility to the road brakes. And also swap out the mountain front derailleur to a triple road front derailleur. The …Read more »