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Park Tool RBS-5 Replacement Brush Set for CM-5 Chain Cleaner

The sponge on my Park Tool CM-5 Cyclone Chain Scrubber became brittle and disintegrated after years of use. One of the first things I do on every bike I work on, is to wash it, and then clean and lube the chain. So the chain cleaner gets a lot of use. It still works without …Read more »

How To Remove Rust From Screws And Bolts

Remove most or all the rust from nuts, screws, bolts cheap and easy. I am working on cleaning up a free bike that I got. It was very dirty and rusty. A lot of the rust came off easily. Some of the screws were pretty rusty. So here is one of the tricks I use …Read more »

How To Repair Damaged Crank Arm Threads

The bike I have been working on had damaged threads on one of the crank arms, making it difficult to remove. It seems like maybe they had been cross-threaded at some point. I bought a crank arm thread chaser tool from Bicycle Research Tools (TC-8) and used it to fix the threads in the crank …Read more »

Harbor Freight Blind Hole Bearing Puller Set 95987

This is the Harbor Freight Tools/Pittsburgh Blind Hole Bearing Puller Set (Item 95987). It is listed on the Harbor Freight site as “5 Piece Slide Hammer And Bearing Puller Set”. The regular price was about $70. But with sale price and coupon, I got it for $45. It did a good job of removing a …Read more »

How To Make A Bike Repair Stand DIY

Here is my home made bike work stand. I would love a nice Park Tool bike stand, but they are pretty pricey.It was a lot cheaper to build my own. I have been using this stand to work on my bikes for at five years or more, and it still works great. The basic design …Read more »