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How To Repair Stiff Bike Shifters

I explain the common causes of stiff shifting and show how to fix them. The shifters on this bike were very stiff. The main problem was an old rusty shift cable and bent crimped cable housings. Even though this is a mountain bike with trigger shifters, the concepts are the same for GripShift shifters and …Read more »

How To Connect/Adjust Shift Cable On Shimano 3 Speed Hub

I show to connect the shift cable and adjust the shifting on a bike with a Shimano 3 speed wheel hub.

How To Replace Shifter Cable On SRAM Grip Shift MRX 204 Shifters

Cable replacement on SRAM Grip Shift MRX-204 shifters. I replaced the derailleur on a bike that has GripShift type shifters. So I took the opportunity to make a video on how to replace the cable. Different models of Grip Shift shifters vary on how the cable is replaced.

Convert From Gripshift to Trigger Shifters

I show how to convert a bike from SRAM GripShift shifters to Shimano trigger shifters. Personally I prefer trigger shifters over twist shifters.

How Indexed Shifting Works On A Bike

I show and explain how indexed shifting works on a bicycle with the shifters and derailleur working together to move the chain to specific cogs on a freewheel/cassette. The bikes in the video have Shimano SIS (Shimano Index System) derailleurs, but indexing works the same on other brands of drivetrains such as Campagnolo and SRAM. …Read more »