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Install Recessed Mounted Caliper Brakes On Vintage Bike Frame

I show how to install newer style recessed-mounting brakes on older bike frames set up for nutted mount brakes.

How To Remove A Star Fangled Nut From A Fork Steerer Tube

I show how to remove a star nut aka star fangled nut from a fork steerer. The main reason why this might be done is if you plan to cut a steerer tube shorter and there is already a starnut installed. Even then the star fangled nut might not need to be completely removed. How …Read more »

How To Remove Stickers From A Bike Frame

I bought this bike at a thrift store. The previous owner had stuck a couple stickers on the frame and one on the fork. I show you how to easily remove most stickers from a bike.

Check And Align A Bike Frame

How To Make DIY Dropout Alignment Gauge Tools

I show how to make and use homemade tools to check and straighten bent dropouts on a bike frame. Only use these types of tools to straighten the dropouts on a steel or cro-moly frame. Do not attempt to bend the dropouts on an aluminum, carbon fiber or any type of frame other than steel …Read more »