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How To Get Tight Tire On Bike Wheel Rim With Tire Bead Jack

This is a cool new tool I found called a Tire Bead Jack made by Koolstop. I show how to mount a tight fitting bicycle tire onto a rim using the tool. Brand new bike tires can be really tight, and harder to mount, so this is a cool to have. Tire levers can be …Read more »

How To Adjust Vintage Raleigh Bike Front Wheel Hub

The front hub on old style Raleigh bikes adjust differently than most other style bikes. I’m talking the Made In England Raleighs, not the Made In China ones. There are no lock nuts, and only one of the cones is adjustable. In this video, I adjust the front hub of a 1980 Raleigh Sports. The …Read more »

Convert Mountain Bike To Disc Brakes With No Frame/Fork Mounts

I show how to convert an old vintage MTB with no frame/fork disc brake mounts, to disc brakes using adapters. I show various disc brake mounting adapters and how they can be used to install disc brakes. Some of the adapters I show are A2Z DM-UNI, Chaser Tech Bicycle Rear Disc Brake Adapter Kit, and …Read more »

How To True A Bike Wheel Without A Truing Stand

Not everyone has an expensive truing stand. So I show how to true bicycle wheels with the wheel mounted on the bike. This is just simple truing and assumes the wheel is in good shape and just has a little bit of side to side wobble. If the wheel has more serious issues, truing an …Read more »

How To Replace A Broken Spoke On A Bike Wheel

This is how to replace a broken spoke on a bike wheel. This wheel came off a 1984 Schwinn Le Tour Luxe. I bought the bike used from a thrift store and the spoke was already broken. I true the wheel pretty well. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty good considering the wheel is about …Read more »