Tech Talks Presented by Park Tool is a monthly video series hosted by Park Tool's own wrench whisperer, Calvin Jones. The series covers the A to Zs of some of the most prevalent repair jobs, with the twelfth episode tackling five next-level shifting issues.
Bike shifting worse than a new driver trying to work a clutch and gear lever? There are the obvious things to check - cable tension, limit screws, alignment, and so on - but Calvin is here to explain five less obvious issues that might be keeping your rig from working as well as it could.
Top 5 Next Level Shifting Issues
Need more Calvin in your life? Episode #1 - Tubeless tire installation and conversion Episode #2 - Saving that bent disc rotorEpisode #3 - Derailleur hanger alignmentEpisode #4 - Shimano and Crankbrothers pedal serviceEpisode #5 - Trailside wheel repairEpisode #6 - Trailside chain repair Episode #7 - Derailleur limits and cable tensionEpisode #8 - Derailleur setupEpisode #9 - Fork wiper seal replacement Episode #10 - Clipless pedal setupEpisode #11 - New cleat setup
Stay tuned for more mechanical how-to videos with Calvin returning on the last Thursday of every month to show you the easiest way to get the job done. Want to know more? Park Tool's how-to section
has you and your bike covered. www.parktool.com
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Here are a few more causes of poor shifting, just in case.