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Replacing Rear Derailleur Sachs Huret to Suntour Mountech

I bought a 1984 Schwinn Le Tour Luxe, and for some reason a previous owner had replaced the rear derailleur. Maybe it broke. I found a Suntour Mountech rear derailleur on ebay similar to what came originally on the bike. It cost less than $10, so I bought. I made this video of the process …Read more »

Fixing Shimano Sora Rear Derailleur With Slipped Cage

I repair a Shimano Sora rear derailleur with a cage that slipped past it’s stop point. Originally I thought it was slipped P spring, but that wasn’t the case. I show how to disassemble and re-assemble the cage pivot.

Installing Trigger Shifters/V Brake Levers On Mountain Bike

The shifters/brake levers on a Specialized Hardrock were trashed, so I needed to replace them. I bought some brand new Shimano ST-EF51 integrated shifter/V brake levers. I show the process of installing them in this video. I also replace the cables and cable housings.

DIY Cyclocross Bike Project – Replacing Front Derailleur

I install a new Shimano Ultegra (FD-6600) front derailleur on the homemade cyclocross/gravel bike. I needed to use a braze-on type derailleur with a braze-on adapter clamp because with a regular clamp on road derailleur, the clamp would fall right where the bottle clamp screw was. I also removed the old derailleur and installed a …Read more »

How To Clean/Lube Rear Derailleur Pulleys

The pulleys on the rear derailleur are often overlooked when cleaning and lubricating the drive train of a bike. But the pulleys can get very dirty and clogged with dirt and grease. In this video I show you how to remove the pulleys, clean them, lubricate them, and install them back onto the bike. I …Read more »