In this video you will learn how to remove and install a cartridge bottom bracket. The process is relatively simple, but some special tools are needed to complete the task. A bottom bracket removal tool is required for the removal and installation of the cartridge and a work stand or similar device is also helpful in order to suspend and secure your bike while you work.
In this video you will learn how to remove and install a press fit bottom bracket. The addition of a press fit bottom bracket allows you to free up some weight while strengthening your bike at the same time. You will need to have some special tools for the installation – primarily a bearing cup press and a bottom bracket tool. Please see the links below for additional information regarding these essential tools.
In this video you will learn how to install mountain bike shifters and brake levers. All you will need is a 5 mm Allen Wrench. And of course, a mountain bike with shifters and brake levers. The process is fairly straight forward and removal and installation is a simple process. However, when installing, you will want to pay close attention to the order in which the brake levers and shifters are applied. Remember, from a riding positon, your left side is the front brake lever and shifter and your right side is the rear brake lever and shifter.
This video walks you through the removal, installation, and positioning of mountain bike handlebars. The only tool you’ll need is an Allen Wrench. While the removal is fairly straight forward there are some tricks to ensuring a secure installation as well as proper set up. This is a great place to start if you’ve never installed or adjusted mountain bike handlebars.
In this video you will learn how to remove and install road bike shifters. All you will need is an Allen Wrench to loosen the shifter and a straight edge or ruler to help with alignment. Note: This video just covers the basic removal of the shifters themselves. In order to proceed with this step, you will also need to remove the cables and housings as well as the bike tape before you can remove the shifters. Please see our other videos on removing bike cables and bar tape for a complete tutorial.