Pedro's Mountain Bike Cleaning on the trail

Bike Maintenance – Videos / Links / Resources

 

Links to some of our favourite YouTube videos – along with what you will need to get the job done 

GETTING STARTED
 
1. THE FRAME
  • Frame inspection – SB 
  • What frame areas to protect – SB
  • Bolts – greasing, fasteningSB
  • The seatpost / the clamp, cleaning, greasing, fasteningSB
  • Headset – cleaning, assemblySB / GCN
 
2. THE FORK
  • Fork inspectionSB
  • Suspension fork basic maintenance – SB
 
3. DISC BRAKES
 
4. V-BRAKES
 
5. THE CALIPER BRAKES (ROAD)
  • Adjusting the caliper brakes – SB 
 
6. THE WHEELS
 

7.  THE DRIVETRAIN

  • GMBN – How To Adjust + Index Your Gears
  • Adjusting the rear derailleur – SB 
  • Adjusting the front derailleur – SB 
  • The derailleur capacity – SB 
  • The cassette – removal and installation – SB 
  • The square taper crankset – removal and installation – SB 
  • The two-piece crankset removal (e.g. Hollowtech) – SB 
  • The self extracting chainset – SB 
  • Inspecting the drivetrain, when to replace the chain – SB 
  • Removing and installing the chain (the quick link and the connecting pin method) SB 
  • The proper chain length – SB 
 
8. THE PEDALS
9. THE CABLES
  • Replacing the housing and the cables – the proper length) – SB 
  • Tools Needed