Videos for each type. First, you need to know what type of crank you have. Here’s how to identify it: Three-piece cranks () Two-piece cranks () One-piece cranks () .
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Covers bottom bracket, cranks, chainrings, chain, and cassette.
Difficulty: How to Clean and Degrease Chainrings and Cogs You should always clean your rings and cogs along with your chain. Lots of gunk hides there, which can accelerate drivetrain wear if not cleaned often enough. This should be done once per month in dry conditions, but more often in wet and/or dirty conditions. You […]
Difficulty: How to Replace a Chain This guide will cover removing a chain and installing a new chain. SRAM, Shimano, and Wipperman chains will be mentioned. Tools: Chain tool (such as Park CT-3) Chain lube (such as Dumonde Tech Lite) To remove: 1. If the old chain has a masterlink, remove the masterlink according to […]
Difficulty: This video will show you how to properly clean then lube your bicycle chain. Applies to all chain-driven bicycles (road, mountain, BMX, etc.) How to Properly Clean and Lube Your Chain Here is a very, very important part of bike maintenance: keeping your chain properly lubricated! You need: Chain lube (like ProLink) A rag […]
This video will show you how to replace the cassette cluster on a road or mountain bike. It demonstrates removal of the old cassette and installation of a new cassette. Difficulty: How To Replace a Cassette on a Road or Mountain Bike This guide will cover removing the old cassette and installing a new […]
How to Determine the BCD for your Crankset/Chainrings BCD stands for Bolt Circle Diameter. It deals with the measurement for chainrings. You need the proper BCD to make sure the chainrings match the crankset (when you are replacing chainrings.) Since the BCD probably isn’t stamped on your crankarm, you need to take a measurement and […]