Bicycle Drivetrain Tutorials

Video tutorials about drivetrain maintenance and repair.

How to Install a Shimano HG or IG Chain How to Install a Shimano HG or IG Chain

Removal and installation of a Shimano HG or IG chain pin.

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How To Install a Front Derailleur How To Install a Front Derailleur

Removal and installation of a standard clamp-on front derailleur.

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How To Install a Rear Derailleur How To Install a Rear Derailleur

Removal and installation of a standard bolt-on rear derailleur.

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How to Align a Rear Derailleur Hanger How to Align a Rear Derailleur Hanger

Derailleur hangers are easily bent and can cause shifting problems.

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How to Overhaul a Jockey Wheel How to Overhaul a Jockey Wheel

Removal, lubrication and installation of a standard jockey (pulley) wheel.

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How to Check For Chain Wear How to Check For Chain Wear

Demonstrates how to measure a worn out chain using Sheldon Brown’s ruler technique.

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How to Use a Quick Release Chain Link How to Use a Quick Release Chain Link

Shows how to disconnect and reconnect two of the most common quick release chain links.

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How to Use a Chain Tool To Break a Chain How to Use a Chain Tool To Break a Chain

How a chain tool works, and how to use it to disconnect and reconnect your bike chain.

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How to Shift Your Gears How to Shift Your Gears

Learn how to use your full range of gears: applies to 21, 24, and 27 speed shift systems.

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How to Replace A Freewheel How to Replace A Freewheel

Demonstrates how to remove and install a traditional thread-on freewheel cluster.

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