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Fix A Broken Chain with a Power Link Video

Fix A Broken Chain with a Power Link – get pedaling quickly with this tip.     A broken chain on trail can be quite the pain – or not… A power link together with a small chain breaker allows you to quickly fix a broken chain. BikeCo has a variety of multi-tools with small chain breakers to get you home. Watch the video to see how to use a Missing Link or Power Link to quickly reconnect your chain. Be sure to use [...]

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Isolate MTB Creaks Video

Watch this video and learn how to Isolate MTB Creaks. These tips will help narrow down the suspects on your bike.     When chasing creaks its important to eliminate common culprits. In this video we go through areas to review which narrow down your search. Defining the riding condition or conditions that you notice the noise. Is it when you pedal? Is it only when you’re seated? Gain as much information as you can. Even if you can’t completely isolate your issue being [...]

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Hard to Find Mountain Bike Creaks Video

Hard to Find Mountain Bike Creaks Video. Learn how to identify culprits of hard to find MTB creaks together with BikeCo’s Joe Binatena.     BikeCo.com’s Joe Binatena illustrates hard to find as well as lesser known creaks in mountain bikes. Don’t let your bike’s creaks shorten its service life. Remember, noise is movement. If a bearing or axle is wandering it may wallow other components creating larger issues. Address the annoying noises to better enjoy your rides, increase your bikes performance in addition [...]

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Bike Cable Housing Connector – Quick DIY Video

Clean up your build by making a quick Bike Cable Housing Connector. These are common to keep lines parallel particularly near the controls.     Check out this video to see how to use a small zip tie and ferrule end to clean up your bike’s cable routing. First trim off the smaller end of the ferrule. Next run the zip tie through the ferrule around the first cable and back through the ferrule. Loop around the second cable and close the zip tie. [...]

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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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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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