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How to Replace Internal Routed Cables

I show how to feed new brake/shifter cable housings through bike frame tubes. I show two methods. The first method is where a cable housing is already routed through the frame. The second method is where there isn’t already a cable through the frame. This will allow you to install brand new cable housings on …Read more »

Fix Bike Rear Derailleur That Won’t Shift Into Highest Gear/Small Cog

I show the steps how to diagnose and repair a rear derailleur that wont shift to the high gears/small cogs.

6/7 Speed Freewheel To 8/9/10 Speed Cassette Bike Conversion

I upgrade my vintage road bike from 12 speed (2×6) with downtube friction shifters, to 16 speed (2×8) with STI brifters. This process includes expanding the rear triangle (chain stays/seat stays) from 126mm to 130mm between the dropouts so the wider wheel will fit in the dropouts. You only want to do this on a …Read more »

Replacing Shifters/Brake Levers/Cables/Housings On Trek 4300 Mountain Bike

I show the process of removing the old trigger shifters/brake levers and installing brand new shifters/brake levers along with new shift cables/brake cables and housings. The bike is a Trek 4300 mountain bike.

Replacing Shimano Revoshift With SRAM Grip Shift Shifters

I replace Shimano Revoshift shifters with SRAM Grip Shift shifters. I also replace the Shimano Rapid Rise Mega Range rear derailler (low-normal) with a more common (high-norma) operating Shimano Deore derailleur. The bike is a Gary Fisher.