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Install Brake Cables On BMX Bike With Gyro/Rotor/Detangler

I show the process of replacing the upper and lower brake cables on a BMX bike equipped with a Gyro/rotor/detangler headset.

Wrapping Vintage Schwinn Handlebars Factory Style

I unwrap the handlebars on a vintage Schwinn Continental bike and rewrap them using the same factory pattern using plastic handlebar tape.

Double Wrapping Handlebars

I show how to double wrap handlebar tape on a road bike for more padding over rough terrain. This is a common technique for races like Paris Roubaix where they are racing over cobbles. The bar tape that I used was Specialized Super Cork Bar Tape as it stretches well without fear of tearing or …Read more »

Restoring Vintage Trek 412 With Correct Handlebars & Stem

I bought a Trek 412 (Built early1980). A previous owner had swapped some of the parts. I wanted to restore the bike back closer to original. So I replaced the handlebars and stem back to parts closer to the originals. I left the original non-aero brake levers on, and routed the brake cables the same …Read more »

Wrapping Bottom-Up Vs Top-Down Handlebar Tape Direction

I show why it is better to tape wrap road bike handlebars from the ends of the handlebars up to the the middle as opposed to starting in the middle and wrapping down to the ends. There is a reason why the bikes you find in a bike store are all wrapped in one direction …Read more »