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How To Remove and Install External Bearing Bottom Brackets

Updated: 12/16/15 Format: Article
How To Remove and Install External Bearing Bottom Brackets

Removing or installing an external bottom bracket is a pretty straightforward job once you determine what tools you need and have some basic information about your frame and the crankset you’ll be using.


How To Install And Remove Pedals

Updated: 9/4/15 Format: Article
How To Install And Remove Pedals

Pedals are one of the few places on your bicycle where things are a little odd. To prevent pedals from loosening during use the left pedal is reverse threaded, the other is correctly threaded. Check out this article to learn the best way to install and remove pedals.


How To Adjust Mechanical Disc Brakes

Updated: 11/20/14 Format: Video
How To Adjust Mechanical Disc Brakes

Learn the fundamentals of adjusting mechanical disc brakes. Most brands adjust the same so the next time your pads wear, cable stretches or your rotor is out of alignment you will be able to fix the issue yourself.


How To Bleed Shimano Deore XT Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Updated: 11/10/14 Format: Video
How To Bleed Shimano Deore XT Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Learn how to Bleed Shimano Deore XT Hydraulic Disc Brakes. Next time you need to do annual maintenance, shorten or replace the hose, this video will give you the confidence and know how to do it yourself.


How To Assemble A New Path and Pavement Bike From PerformanceBike.com

Updated: 9/23/14 Format: Article
How To Assemble A New Path and Pavement Bike From PerformanceBike.com

Congratulations on getting your new bike. You’re probably pretty excited to get out and ride, so to help you put your new bike together, we’ve created this step-by-step instruction guide so you can do that as quickly as possible. Putting a mountain bike together is relatively straight forward, and you should be on the trails in no time.