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MTB Shifting Barrel Adjustment Video

MTB Shifting Barrel Adjustment Video – Fine Tune Your Derailleur with the Shifter’s Barrel Adjustment     Barrel adjustments fine tune shifting performance by correcting hesitant shifting or skipping between gears. Of course that’s assuming that everything is torqued, set screws are adjusted properly and the cable tension at the derailleur is in range. When installing a new cable reset the barrel adjuster close to the middle of it’s throw. This allows you to add or subtract tension from the shifter as required. Adding Tension Should [...]

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MTB Shifting Issues Video

Learn about common MTB Shifting Issues in this Tips in Sixty Video. Having shifting issues? Watch this video to identify some the most likely culprits. Dialing in your shifting involves proper hi and low set screw positioning, appropriate B tension positioning as well as proper cable tension. Incorrect limit settings create chains that shift into the frame or wheel. This can be destructive to both spokes, chains and rear triangles. Cable tension issues result in poor shift response either up or down the [...]

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Mountain Bike Brake Bubble Bleed Video

Tips in Sixty – Mountain Bike Brake Bubble Bleed Video.   What You Need Appropriate Brake Fluid. Don’t mix and match, ever! It will destroy seals and fail your brake system. Bleed container. We use a variety of these.Whether craft bottles, Shimano bleed cups or a syringe the key is to be able to gently top off and “burp” the lever. Window cleaner and a rag to clean up. What It Is A bubble bleed will help produce a crisp as well as consistent lever feel. Inconsistent [...]

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Resurface your MTB Rotors On Trail Video

Resurface your MTB rotors on trail video – BikeCo Tips in Sixty.   Whether from heat saturation or contamination occasionally riders will need to resurface rotors. Signs that your rotors need to be resurface include being visibly darker, less total power, as well as noise under use as they heat up. Heat noise is typically a screech or squeak, opposed to contamination noise which generally sounds more like a goose honking. What You Need This is a simple task and a quick fix on [...]

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Resurface MTB Rotors – Tips in Sixty Video

Resurface MTB Rotors Tips in Sixty Video.     Whether from heat saturation or contamination occasionally riders will need to resurface rotors. Signs that your rotors need to be resurface include being visibly darker, less total power, as well as noise under use as they heat up. Heat noise is typically a screech or squeak, opposed to contamination noise which generally sounds more like a goose honking. What You Need This is a simple task, accomplished with inexpensive window cleaner as well as wet / [...]

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