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How To Replace Shifter Cable On SRAM 3.0/MRX Comp Grip Shift Shifters

I show how to replace shift cables in SRAM 3.0 Comp and MRX Comp shifters. The instructions from SRAM say push the cable out, and push the new one in. However, that doesn’t actually work. So I show how to remove the shifter, open it up and insert a new cable.

Replacing Non-Aero Brake Hoods/Cables/Housings On Vintage Road Bike

The original hoods on some Dia Compe non-aero brakes were fried, bumpy and sticking to the brakes. They were starting to disintegrate or decomposing or melt or something. I bought some replacement Cane Creek hoods and install those along with new cables and housings. The bike is a 1981 Trek 412.

How To Replace Shifter Cable On SRAM Grip Shift SRT 200i Shifters

I go through the steps of how to replace the shifter cable on SRAM Grip Shift 200i shifters.

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 »

Replacing Shifters/Brake Levers/Cables/Housings On Trek 4300 Mountain Bike

I show the process of removing the old trigger shifters/brake levers and installing brand new shifters/brake levers along with new shift cables/brake cables and housings. The bike is a Trek 4300 mountain bike.