Using a tubeless tire system on your mountain bike is a great idea. It decreases the number of parts on your bike that can brake, which is good news for any rider. This video features a professional bike mechanic installing a Stan's Tubeless system on a standard set of bike ti ...more
How to Install Bike Tires
The tires on a bike are very important when it comes to it working properly. No tires, then there's no chance of you being able to move. In this three part tutorial, you'll find out some helpful information on how a tire works, how to install and remove the tires, and of cours ...more
This video shows you how to install a SportRack Frontier spare tire mount bike rack. The first thing you have to do is disconnect the wheel mount as it comes packaged already installed on the rack.
Bicycle mechanic Jim Langley shows how to install a new bike tire (with the tube inside) using just your hands. This is a useful tip if you are replacing a flat tire, or installing new ones.
Want a tubed tire alternative for you bike? The answer is simple… tubeless tires. In this video from Excel Sports Boulder, you'll see exactly how to install a tubeless road tire on a bicycle. James Kruse will talk you through the installation as he installs a new tubeless tir ...more
In this video, we learn how to change a mountain bike tire. Start by shifting the rear cassette to the smallest gear. Then, remove quick release and remove the wheel. After this, remove the tire with tire levers or strong fingers, then check inside the tire rim for foreign obj ...more
A step by step video tutorial that shows you how to change the tire from a Triathalon or road bike! Don't get stuck with a flat tire in the middle of nowhere! Gear West Bike and Triathalon show you how to: shift into the smallest gear, release the brake, open up the quick rele ...more
For the low cost of a bag of zip ties, you can easily survive any Snowpocalypses this winter by blizzard-proofing your bicycle tires. Says the MacGyver behind the ingenious hack, Fritz Rice of the Dutch Bike Co.: "It's quick, it's cheap, and yes, it looks completely ludicrous ...more
If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more
Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com installs bike hangers in the garage ceiling rafters to get the bikes off of the garage floor.
Learn how to install a sport bike slip-on exhaust pipe in this free video series on motorcycle after market parts installation. Part 1 of 10 - How to Install a sport bike Slip-On exhaust. Install a sport bike Slip-On exhaust - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on ...more
Installing beadlocks in your tires can help make sure that the wheel is secure and won't be going anywhere. There are many different types od beadlocks that can be purchased, but for this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to install one in an RC tire. It's really easy to do ...more
V-brakes are just one of the may types of brakes that you can install on your mountain bike to keep yourself from flying off the side of the mountain. This video features a step-by-step demonstration of how to install v-brakes on your mountain bike. Bike maintenance is a chore ...more
The cog sets are the iconic pieces of the bike on the wheels with all their delicate layers of gears. This video features detailed instructions from a professional bike mechanic on how to install or remove a cog set on a mountain bike. This is useful if you want to clean your ...more
The chainring is without a doubt the most intimidating part of a bicycle. It looks like a ninja star from hell, and working with it can be difficult. This video features a professional mountain bike mechanic demonstrating how to install a chainring on your bike yourself. If yo ...more
If you've ever installed a rear derailleur, you know how hard that is. You probably also know how relatively easy it is to install a front derailleur. If you don't, watch this video. It explains how to quickly and easily install a front derailleur on your bike, keeping your ch ...more
If you need to replace the spokes on your rear wheel, change the gearing, replace certain parts, or just clean it, this video is going to show you how to do just that. In this tutorial, you'll find out how easy it can be to replace and install the gears on a mountain bike eas ...more
So, your children have the same old boring Fisher-Price Power Wheels that all the other kids on the block have. Do you really want your child to be like all of the rest? No, I didn't think so. Turn those miniature Power Wheels, Dumar or Peg Perego vehicles into a little bit of ...more
Aleksi of Instructables has a genius idea. Bike tires out of air? Not a problem. That big old car down the street has some air to spare. Just insert Aleksi's pilfering emergency bike pump into any random car tire (make sure you're out of eyeshot, a look-out may be necessary) a ...more
This video shows you how to install a Thule Insta-Gater truck bed bike carrier in the bed of a pick up truck.
Being able to stop a mountain bike abruptly is crucial to your continued survival if you ride. SRAM Avid Juicy's are a popular type of high-performance mountain bike brakes. This video will teach you how to install and cut said brakes on your bike, as long as you have the prop ...more
While the front brakes get all the love and attention, the back brakes of your mountain bike are nearly just as important and more difficult to install. You have to run the hose all the way across the bike without it getting in the way of your feet or any other parts of the bi ...more
In this tutorial, Pete the bike mechanic, explains how to install a back rack to your bicycle. Especially if you are taking your ride to the beach or around town, you will need to carry things with it. Whether it is lunch, towels, groceries or whatever else, make sure you have ...more
If you own a bicycle with front and rear quick release axles, knowing how to remove your tires can be important. If you get a flat tire and have no idea how to do it, you may have to pay someone, which could be costly. In this tutorial, you'll find out what you need to do in ...more
It can be said that bicycles hold a certain excitement as simple machines that we can use to move our bodies faster than usually possible, pumping and pushing in sync with the gears and pedals. Yet sometimes things go awry, parts break down, tires fail, chains come off of gear ...more
Dat Nguyen from Epic Ride BMX and Skate Shop in Westminster, California demonstrates how to properly install 990 brakes on a BMX bike. He also give good tips on keeping your brakes working good after you've installed them. Check out this helpful video tutorial to see how to in ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to install and use a quick release wheel on your new beach bike. This front wheel is pretty easy to install and shouldn't take long, so follow along with Pete as he shows you the ropes.
BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. W ...more
The front brakes are the brakes that you will be using the most often on your bike, and making sure that you have installed them correctly is crucial. This video walks you through the process of installing the front brakes on you fork, with the handlebar part of the brakes alr ...more
Fixing a flat bicycle tire is a skill every cyclist should know. This video tutorial shows how to fix a flat tire on a mountain or road bike using a patch. The best way to avoid a flat is to keep your tires properly inflated between 40-60 psi. However, in the event of an accid ...more
There's nothing like taking a bice bike trip during the summer time. Not only do you manage to stay cool, but you can easily burn some calories away. But your mood can easily change when you get a flat tire. So for this next video tutorial, you'll find out how you can change ...more
The Oregon Department of Transportation shows you how to install cable style tire chains in this video tutorial for the winter. These are tips and techniques for cable chain installation and removal from your auto's tires. The winter is here, and driving safely means protectin ...more
We've gathered some of our favorite pranks with the seasonally appropriate for all you college kids out there. You're more than likely cohabitating with a complete stranger, and what better way to make a good first impression and develop a strong personal relationship than sub ...more
This is a 4 part video on how to fully install your BMX bike. This video shows how to install all parts of a BMX bike; forks, stem, headset, handlebars, seat, cranks, bearings, pedals, wheels, chain, and breaks. Once you've got your BMX bike assembled, you can go out there and ...more
If you're like me, you were always jealous of the kids with rich parents who got to ride around in their own Power Wheels cars. Now that I am tall enough to sell my body and time, I find myself attaining childhood dreams like buying my own Power Wheels car. I would not have ch ...more
Use snow tires in the winter. Special patterns in the tread encourage the tires to grip the road better than regular tires. Snow tires are especially helpful if your car has rear wheel drive to discourage fish tailing. Choose all-season tires for your car. All-season tires ha ...more
Student group hopes to keep bikes on campus By Conrad wilton · Daily Trojan Posted Today at 12:22 am (14 hours ago) in Featured, News Faced with the possibility of reduced bike access and storage on campus, student group SC for Alternative Transportation has dedicated its e ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to install Recon LED Strobes and HIDs on a truck. You must first learn where each of the tires need to install and make sure they are placed in the right direction for what you want the lights to look like. After this, you will connect one side t ...more
The external bearing crank is just one of the complicated, necessary parts of a modern mountain bike. This video demonstrates the overhauling and installation of a Truvativ GXP integrated spindle external bearing crank. Without this video or a mountain of bicycle maintenance e ...more
Ever wonder what basic tools you should have for all your bicycling needs? This how-to video covers some basic gear that will help you with frequent bike repairs. Tire levers will help change any flats. A multi-tool will keep you from needing to buy several different Allen key ...more
Knowing when to change your motorcycles tires is an essential part of maintaining your bike in good condition. This video demonstrate types of tire wear that indicates when to change your motorcycle tires.
This is a video tutorial in the Sports category where you are going to learn how to install a seat post on your bike. This is pretty easy. But, it's important that you get proper measurements for the inside and the outside diameter of the tube using a caliper. Now find the cor ...more
Back in the day, all mountain bikes had square taper bottom brackets and cranks. Modern bike makers have moved away from this style, but some still prefer it. This video will teach you how to install a specialty square-taper bottom bracket and crank on your mountain bike.
Don’t play Russian roulette when it comes to your wheels. Keep your bike secure with these precautions. You Will Need * A bike * A fixed object, such as a bike rack * A U-shaped bike lock * A cable or chain lock * A personal identifier Step 1 Leave your bike in an open area w ...more
Make sure the bike is properly fit to the child. She should just be able to stand over the top bar of the frame without touching. Install training wheels on the bike. Have the child wear a helmet. When first starting, knee and elbow pads, as well as gloves, are a good idea. ...more
Are you motorcycle tires wearing out, but you don't have enough money to have a professional change them? Then watch this demonstration on how to remove and install the front wheel on a motorcycle.
The Chevy Aveo is a small efficient car, but that doesn't mean you have to go without a trailer hitch. See how to install a custom fit trailer hitch to the Aveo and carry a Class I bike rack or tow a small trailer.
This video tutorial is in the Sports category which will show you how to adjust your front brakes on your bike. The brake pads are very adjustable. It has 360 degrees rotation which helps in installing it on the bike easily. First install the brake arms. Then loosen up the bra ...more
This bike maintenance video features an experienced bicycle mechanic removing and installing an Octolink-ISIS cartridge from the bottom bracket of his mountain bike. You need some specialized tools if you're going to try this bit of mountain bike maintenance yourself, but doin ...more
Old bicycles are a great collectible for cyclist lovers everywhere. Learn how to identify vintage bicycles by tires, frames, accessories and more in this free video series from an experienced vintage bike dealer. Part 1 of 15 - How to Identify vintage bicycles styles. Identify ...more
Save some money by learning how to change your bike's wheels. Here is a demonstration on how to remove the rear wheel on a motorcycle. The second part of this sequence shows you how to do a chain adjustment and reinstall your rear wheel. Happy riding! Part 1 of 2 - How to Remo ...more
Balloon tire bicycles were first produced in the 1930s. Learn every detail of this vintage bike from a bicycle expert in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Learn about vintage bicycle balloon tires. Learn about vintage bicycle balloon tires - Part 2 of 16. Click thr ...more
In this video, we learn how to install a cog cluster/cassette on a wheel. Find the wider gap and wider spine and line them up. Then, slide the cassette down onto these. After this, you will have to install all of the clusters onto the top of it. If you need to, install spacers ...more
Bikes are a great form of transportation. They use human energy more efficiently than any other machine. You can keep it in your closet or hallway. You can even take it on the train in a pinch. However, this portability is also the bike's biggest draw back. If you own a bike i ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to straight pipe your small tractor engine. First, insert a one inch screw pipe to your exhaust, then connect pipes into it so it connects to the back of the vehicle. You will need to install several elbow pipes as well as longer straight pipes. ...more
When you need to replace and install the brakes and rotors on a motorcycle, the rotor is one of the easiest things to take off and put on. It's an important piece to the bike and can be taken care of in a matter of hours. So if you need help with installing the rotors on a bi ...more
The FSA Mega Exo is a sophisticated integrated spindle external bearing crank. Like most elaborate bike products, it has several of its own quirks that make installing it different than installing any other similar product, like the Truvativ GXP. This video demonstrates the in ...more
In this video, 17mm hex adapters are installed on a Short Course truck. Installing these adapters allows a greater range of wheels and tires to be used on your SC racer vehicle. Squirrel of ProLine demonstrates the installation technique.
Riding a bike is a great way to get exercise and as means to getting around but incorrect bike assemble will make for a bad time. Double check all your work and make sure everything is lubed up and fastened before taking your bike out for a spin. If your new bicycle comes in ...more
Have a flat tire on your bicycle? No problem... let High Altitude 2U help you out with their video tutorial. The best way to fix a flat is to avoid them, But how do you avoid flats? Keep your tires properly inflated. A bicycle tire should be pumped up to 40 - 60 psi. Put it ...more