For you mechanically declined people

Our buddy RS Brown of sent me this press release. is now showing videos from their
popular bicycle repair DVDs for free!

‘Round-the-world’ cyclist Darryl Kelbrick and Certified Mechanic Jeff Dustin teach you exactly how to get the most from your Road Bike and Mountain Bike with clear, close-up shots, tips and advice that enable you to do a professional job – even if you have no experience. With easy step by step instructions, you can now set up, repair and maintain your mountain and road bikes yourself.

Topics will include how to replace cables for brakes and derailleurs. These will include how to adjust front and rear derailleurs for Shimano and Campagnolo derailleur systems. There will even be a segment on the “reverse shift” or “rapid rise” derailleur! Many of these techniques can be applied to other derailleur brands too. Threaded and Threadless Headset adjustments will be covered including cartridge and loose bearing styles. Brake videos will include brake systems from Avid, Shimano and Hayes including pad replacement, installation and bleeding. Bottom bracket replacement will feature Hollowtech 1 and 2 describing all the tools needed for these repairs. Additional repair clips will include cassette and crankset replacement, wheel building and truing, tire and tube replacement
and repairs that you can make while you are out on a ride. The company says it plans to have the entire video library on the website within a few months with new clips coming on line every week or two. Even though they are reduced in quality for rapid web viewing, viewers should be able to gain the knowledge and insight needed to keep their bicycles in tip top shape. Of course, viewers who want to be able to watch the repair videos in
full resolution can purchase the DVDs from the website which offers free worldwide shipping.

To see the free repair videos, go to

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