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Rear Derailleur Noises

The rear derailleur on my vintage Trek was making a constant clicking noise as I turned the cranks. I go through the process of finding and fixing the issue.

Bike Noises – Find Them To Fix Them

Bikes can make the strangest noise. Squeaks, creaks, clicks, grinding, whirs, ticks, clunks, etc. The first step in fixing a noise on a bike is to locate where it is coming from. But noises can tricky. They can sound like they are coming from one place, but are actually coming from another. I talk about …Read more »

Installing Shimano FD CX70 Front Derailleur On DIY Cyclocross/Gravel Bike

I install a Shimano FD CX70 front derailleur on my home built cyclocross bike. This is to accommodate the smaller chainrings of the SRAM X5 crankset. The Ultegra front derailleur had worked, but not as well as I would have liked. As a follow up, I am going to get another clamp adapter and grind …Read more »

How To Disassemble/Assemble A Rear Derailleur

I show how to take apart, clean, lube and put back together a rear bike derailleur. The derailleur I used in the video is a Shimano RD-5600 road bike derailleur. Other derailleurs will be similar, but may have differences, especially where removing the cage from the main derailleur body.

7 Speed To 10 Speed Drive Train Upgrade – DIY Cyclocross/Gravel Bike Project

I show the process of upgrading my homebrew cyclocross bike from a 7 speed drive train, up to a 10 speed drive train. I replaced the cassette, rear derailleur, chain, and shifters along with new cables. Build Cheap DIY Cyclocross Bike From Hybrid: