Bicycle Maintenance VideosHow to Tension Wheel Spokes
Learn how to properly tension the spokes in a wheel.
Rim, Spoke, Wheel How to Overhaul a Jockey Wheel
Removal, lubrication and installation of a standard jockey (pulley) wheel.
Derailleur, Drivetrain, Lubrication, Rear Derailleur How to Replace an Inner Shift Cable
Remove the old inner shift wire and install a new one.
Cable, Derailleur, Front Derailleur, Rear Derailleur, Shifter How to Replace an Inner Brake Cable
Remove the old inner brake wire and install a new one.
Brake, Brake Lever, Cable How to Adjust your Child’s 1st Hand Brake
Adjust the brake lever reach and spring tension to work for small hands.
Brake, Brake Lever, Cable How to Assemble a New Bike
Overview of a boxed bike assembly. Shows how to put together a mail-order bike.
Cleaning, Lubrication, Tools How to Check For Chain Wear
Demonstrates how to measure a worn out chain using Sheldon Brown’s ruler technique.
Cassette, Chain, Chainring, Drivetrain, Freewheel How to Remove Surface Rust on Chrome
You can use light oil and fine steel wool to remove surface rust from chrome and steel.
Cleaning How to Adjust V-Brakes
Learn how to adjust the brake pads, cable tension and centering on v-brakes (linear pull).
Brake How to Adjust a Threadless Headset
Learn how to check the adjustment of a threadless (Aheadset) and align the handlebars.
Handlebar, Headset, Stem
- Zinn & MTB
Mountain Bikes: Maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting.
- Zinn & Road
Road Bikes: Maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting.
- Sutherland's Manual
Sutherland's handbook for bicycle mechanics on CD-ROM.
- Park Blue Book
Hundreds of photos and hundreds of procedures.
- Barnett's Manual
Analysis and Procedures for Mechanics. 4 Volume Set.
- Art of Wheelbuilding
A great book to help understand the concepts of wheelbuilding.
- The Bicycle Wheel
Engineering data about bicycle wheels materials and construction.
- Bicycling Science
The ultimate fundamentals book in cycle science.