Tags: Tech Tuesday
Richard Cunningham    Oct 30, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Replace Plastic Zip-Ties With Safety Wire Tech Tuesday - Replace Plastic Zip-Ties With Safety Wire
Use a well known aircraft and hot rod trick to upgrade the not-quite-finished look of plastic tie wraps.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 31, 2012
Tech Tuesday: Gorilla Tape Tubeless Conversion Tech Tuesday: Gorilla Tape Tubeless Conversion
Ghetto Tech Alert: Over-the-counter super tape can be custom cut to fit any rim - and you may be surprised who else uses it.
Mike Levy    Jul 24, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Reverb Refurbish Tech Tuesday - Reverb Refurbish
Jump into rebuilding your Reverb with four how-to videos from RockShox.
Mike Levy    Jul 10, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Fixing Rim Dents Tech Tuesday - Fixing Rim Dents
Pull out those pesky rim dents with only the most basic of tools.
Mike Levy    Jun 26, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Specialized Command Post Blacklite Maintenance Tech Tuesday - Specialized Command Post Blacklite Maintenance
Keep your Specialized Blacklite running smoothly with this rebuild how-to.
Richard Cunningham    Jun 19, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Overhaul a BB30 Bottom Bracket Tech Tuesday - Overhaul a BB30 Bottom Bracket
..and how to use Park Tool's BBT-30.3 bottom bracket installation tools
Mike Levy    Jun 12, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Bleeding Hayes Prime Brakes Tech Tuesday - Bleeding Hayes Prime Brakes
The how-to straight from Hayes on performing a Prime brake bleed.
Richard Cunningham    Jun 5, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Service and Re-Grease a Cartridge-Bearing Headset Tech Tuesday - Service and Re-Grease a Cartridge-Bearing Headset
...Or almost any sealed cartridge bearing on your bike.
Mike Levy    May 29, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Gravity Dropper Rebuild Tech Tuesday - Gravity Dropper Rebuild
How to perform a quick rebuild of the Gravity Dropper post.
Richard Cunningham    May 22, 2012
Tech Tuesday - What a Negative Spring is and Why it Makes the Coil-Spring Nearly Obsolete Tech Tuesday - What a Negative Spring is and Why it Makes the Coil-Spring Nearly Obsolete
Watch the video - How to fool an air spring into thinking it is made of steel.
Mike Levy    May 15, 2012
Tech Tuesday - RockShox Vivid Air Tuning Tech Tuesday - RockShox Vivid Air Tuning
Follow the steps inside to get more from your Vivid Air.
Mike Levy    May 1, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Chain Length Basics Tech Tuesday - Chain Length Basics
We show you the basics of proper chain length.
Mike Levy    Apr 3, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Crankbrothers Kronolog Cable Replacement Tech Tuesday - Crankbrothers Kronolog Cable Replacement
We show you how to replace the cable on Crankbrothers' new Kronolog telescoping post.
Richard Cunningham    Mar 27, 2012
Tech Tuesday – How to Bleed Formula Disc Brakes Tech Tuesday – How to Bleed Formula Disc Brakes
…Applies to the RX, Oro, R-1, The One, and Mega brakes.
Mike Levy    Mar 20, 2012
Tech Tuesday - FSA Orbit Option Install Tech Tuesday - FSA Orbit Option Install
We show you how to install FSA's new Orbit Option angle adjusting headset.
Richard Cunningham    Mar 13, 2012
Tech Tuesday – Make a Ghetto Dropper Post Tech Tuesday – Make a Ghetto Dropper Post
A dirt-cheap and very lightweight alternative to the telescopic dropper that you can build in an hour.
Mike Levy    Mar 6, 2012
Tech Tuesday - RockShox BoXXer Seal Replacement Tech Tuesday - RockShox BoXXer Seal Replacement
Our series on RockShox's BoXXer continues with a how-to for installing new oil and dust seals.
Richard Cunningham    Feb 28, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Make a Ghetto Tubeless Tire Inflator Tech Tuesday - Make a Ghetto Tubeless Tire Inflator
Poor man's compressed air tank - Use a spare wheel to inflate and mount your next tubeless tire.
Mike Levy    Feb 21, 2012
Tech tuesday - RockShox BoXXer TLC Tech tuesday - RockShox BoXXer TLC
Tech Tuesday shows you how to keep your BoXXer fork running smooth.
Richard Cunningham    Feb 14, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Change the Seals and Fluid of Your Marzocchi 44 Fork Tech Tuesday - Change the Seals and Fluid of Your Marzocchi 44 Fork
We video 'Zokes Master Ronnie Dilan as he takes us deep inside one of PB's favorite trail forks.
Mike Levy    Feb 7, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Steerer tube length Tech Tuesday - Steerer tube length
Tech Tuesday takes a closer look at how to determine the correct steerer tube length.
Richard Cunningham    Jan 31, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Inside Shimano's Shadow Plus Mech and How To Adjust It Tech Tuesday - Inside Shimano's Shadow Plus Mech and How To Adjust It
Shimano plans to add the XTR friction clutch to more of its derailleur lineup. Learn how to tune it for maximum chain control.Shimano plans to add the XTR friction clutch to more of its derailleur lineup. Learn how to tune it for maximum chain control.
Mike Levy    Jan 24, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Removing Bike Rack Rattle Tech Tuesday - Removing Bike Rack Rattle
Tech Tuesday shows you how to stop that bike rack of yours from making it sound as if your vehicle is about to fall apart.
Richard Cunningham    Jan 17, 2012
Tech Tuesday – Five Minute Wheel True Tech Tuesday – Five Minute Wheel True
Tune up your wheels without tears
Richard Cunningham    Jan 10, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Silence That Squeaky Disc Brake Tech Tuesday - Silence That Squeaky Disc Brake
A few reasons why they howl and a fix to make it go away.
Mike Levy    Jan 3, 2012
Tech Tuesday - Cutting Carbon Tech Tuesday - Cutting Carbon
We show you a few tricks to use when it's time to trim that carbon handlebar or steerer tube.
Richard Cunningham    Dec 27, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Bleed RockShox Reverb Remote Lines Tech Tuesday - Bleed RockShox Reverb Remote Lines
Want to re-route your remote control hose, or wake up that button action? Bleeding the Reverb is easier than you'd expect.
Mike Levy    Dec 20, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Pedal Pin Retrofit Tech Tuesday - Pedal Pin Retrofit
We show you how to breath new life into those worn out, favorite pedals of yours. You may want to upgrade your shin pads after this Tech Tuesday...
Richard Cunningham    Dec 13, 2011
Tech Tuesday – Wider Rims Are Better and Why Tubeless Tires Burp Air Tech Tuesday – Wider Rims Are Better and Why Tubeless Tires Burp Air
Skinny rims need to disappear, and a few good reasons why this may be so.
Richard Cunningham    Dec 6, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Install American Classic's Tubeless Conversion Kit Tech Tuesday - Install American Classic's Tubeless Conversion Kit
An elegantly simple tubeless conversion system from a respected name in wheels.
Mike Levy    Nov 29, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Cane Creek AngleSet Install Tech Tuesday - Cane Creek AngleSet Install
Cane Creek has just released a new video that shows you some pointers on proper AngleSet installation for quiet and smooth operation.
Mike Levy    Nov 22, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Cassette Removal and Installation Tech Tuesday - Cassette Removal and Installation
Today's Tech Tuesday shows you how to remove and install your bike's cassette. Follow the instructions inside to get the job done.
Richard Cunningham    Nov 15, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Converting Mavic Crossmax SX Axles Tech Tuesday - Converting Mavic Crossmax SX Axles
Mavic makes it easy to change from quick-release rear to 142/12 millimeter through-axle and 20-millimeter front to 15QR. Pinkbike shows how it's done.
Mike Levy    Nov 8, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Cup and Cone Hub Rebuild Tech Tuesday - Cup and Cone Hub Rebuild
Today's Tech Tuesday shows you how to rebuild your cup and cone hubs. Check out the step by step guide inside!
Richard Cunningham    Nov 1, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Install and Adjust Pedal Cleats Tech Tuesday - Install and Adjust Pedal Cleats
Switching to clipless pedals, or installing cleats to new shoes? Adjusting your cleat position is a simple process if you follow Pinkbike's step-by-step guide.
Mike Levy    Oct 25, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Cup and Cone Hub Basics Tech Tuesday - Cup and Cone Hub Basics
Do your wheels turn on cup and cone hubs? If so, you'll want to have a look at today's Tech Tuesday where we take a look at the basics of a loose ball hub.
Richard Cunningham    Oct 18, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Bleed and Service Magura Marta Disc Brakes Tech Tuesday - Bleed and Service Magura Marta Disc Brakes
Replacing the pads and bleeding the brakes is a simple task that can save you a trip to the bike shop.
Mike Levy    Oct 11, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Finding and Fixing that Creak Tech Tuesday - Finding and Fixing that Creak
Has your bike got an irritating creak that you just can't seem to track down? Today's Tech Tuesday may be just the ticket.
Mike Levy    Sep 27, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Rotor Straightening Tech Tuesday - Rotor Straightening
Today's Tech Tuesday shows you how to straighten your rotor without using any tools. Read the hints inside.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 30, 2011
Tech Tuesday: Install a SRAM X.0 Two-By-Ten Crankset Tech Tuesday: Install a SRAM X.0 Two-By-Ten Crankset
Fast-track your ride with a carbon 2-by crankset - and get the job done in 40 minutes
Mike Levy    Aug 23, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Thread locker Basics Tech Tuesday - Thread locker Basics
Today's Tech Tuesday discusses where and when, as well as where not, to use thread locking compound on your bike.
Richard Cunningham    Aug 16, 2011
Tech Tuesday: Clean and Lubricate Your Fox F32 Dust Wiper Seals Tech Tuesday: Clean and Lubricate Your Fox F32 Dust Wiper Seals
Wake up the performance of your fork in less than a half hour without taking it off the bike.
Mike Levy    Aug 9, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Flat Repair Without A New Tube Or Patch Kit Tech Tuesday - Flat Repair Without A New Tube Or Patch Kit
Pinkbike shows you how to perform an emergency trail side flat repair without using a new tube or a patch. See how it's done inside!
Richard Cunningham    Aug 2, 2011
Tech Tuesday: Replace the Seals on Your 2011 RockShox Boxxer World Cup Fork Tech Tuesday: Replace the Seals on Your 2011 RockShox Boxxer World Cup Fork
Master of suspension Shawn Cruickshanks gives Pinkbike the step by step – and it’s easy to do.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 17, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Switch Hoses Without Bleeding Your Brakes Tech Tuesday - Switch Hoses Without Bleeding Your Brakes
The factory unauthorized method. Warning: contains ghetto technology.
Richard Cunningham    Jul 12, 2011
Tech Tuesday: Six measurements that every rider should know. Tech Tuesday: Six measurements that every rider should know.
Use Pinkbike's quick setup tips to make almost any bike fit perfectly in a pinch.
Mike Levy    Jun 21, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Avid Elixir Brake Pad Replacement Tech Tuesday - Avid Elixir Brake Pad Replacement
Is it time to replace the pads in your Avid Elixir brakes? Check out today's Tech Tuesday where we show you how it's done - video inside!
Mike Levy    Jun 7, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Trailside help: Broken Shift Cable Tech Tuesday - Trailside help: Broken Shift Cable
While it certainly doesn't occur often, a snapped shift cable can quickly turn a ride sour, especially if you are far into the bush when it happens. Mike Levy takes us through what you could do to make that ride out easier on yourself.
Mike Levy    May 31, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Coil Spring Swap Tech Tuesday - Coil Spring Swap
This week's Tech Tuesday shows you the basics of swapping out the coil spring on your rear shock. Check out the video and tips inside!
Mike Levy    May 24, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Repairing A Torn Tire Tech Tuesday - Repairing A Torn Tire
Dig out that cut, but otherwise still usable tire from the garbage - today's Tech Tuesday shows you how to repair that sliced rubber.
Richard Cunningham    May 17, 2011
Tech Tuesday: Handlebars - How Wide Affects Your Ride Tech Tuesday: Handlebars - How Wide Affects Your Ride
We know that a handlebar can be too narrow, but when is a bar too wide? Pinkbike explains how changing the width of your bars can be used to fine-tune your bike's handling.
Richard Cunningham    May 10, 2011
Tech Tuesday: Inflate Your Air-Shock Without a Pump Tech Tuesday: Inflate Your Air-Shock Without a Pump
Charge your fork or shock's air spring with a Co2 inflation device--but don't try it until you've read Tech Tuesday.
Richard Cunningham    May 3, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Stem Choice and Cockpit Setup Tech Tuesday - Stem Choice and Cockpit Setup
Pinkbike explains how stem length can affect your bike's handling and offers some tips on how to use stem choice to tune your cockpit for different riding styles and bike types.
Mike Levy    Apr 26, 2011
Tech Tuesday - MRP XCG Guard Installation Tech Tuesday - MRP XCG Guard Installation
MRP's XCG guard is designed to protect your chain rings from damage - especially important considering the replacement price of some of the current 2x10 rings. Watch MRP's own Noah Sears guide you through the installation.
Richard Cunningham    Apr 12, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Three Minute Bike Preflight Check Tech Tuesday - Three Minute Bike Preflight Check
Here's a visual safety checklist that will ensure your ride will be as ready as you are when the time comes to shred. Make it a habit.
Mike Levy    Mar 15, 2011
Tech Tuesday - RockShox Maxle Lite DH Tech Tuesday - RockShox Maxle Lite DH
RockShox's Maxle Lite DH, used on their BoXXer fork lineup, requires only one tool to remove or install, but can still be a mystery to some. Inside we show you how it works and how to properly use it.
Fraser Britton    Mar 8, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Cane Creek Angleset Installation Tech Tuesday - Cane Creek Angleset Installation
Today's Tech Tuesday takes a closer look at Cane Creek's AngleSet and the steps needed to correctly perform the installation. Inside you'll find a photo how-to, as well as audio from Cane Creek's own Josh Coaplen to guide you through the process.
Mike Levy    Mar 1, 2011
Tech Tuesday - MRP G2 SL Chain Guide Install Tech Tuesday - MRP G2 SL Chain Guide Install
Today's Tech Tuesday shows you how to install MRP's G2 SL chain guide. Watch the video inside to see how it's done.
Mike Levy    Feb 8, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Manitou Circus Fork Rebuild Tech Tuesday - Manitou Circus Fork Rebuild
In this week's Tech Tuesday we take a closer look at rebuilding Manitou's Circus fork. Inside you can watch a great How-To video and read up on some helpful pointers.
Mike Levy    Feb 1, 2011
Tech Tuesday - Manitou Dorado Fork Rebuild Tech Tuesday - Manitou Dorado Fork Rebuild
This week's Tech Tuesday takes a closer look at rebuilding the Manitou Dorado. While the Dorado leads the pack in performance, a little love can go a long way in keeping things running smoother for longer.
Mike Levy    Dec 28, 2010
Tech Tuesday - Avid BB7 Cable Disk Brake Setup Tech Tuesday - Avid BB7 Cable Disk Brake Setup
Avid's BB7 cable disc brake is an economical stopper that is a great low cost alternative to more expensive hydraulic brakes, but like any other component, it needs to be setup correctly to get the best results. Inside you'll find some helpful pointers to dial in your BB7, as well as a great setup video showing you the process from start to finish.

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Mike Levy    Dec 14, 2010
Tech Tuesday - RockShox Motion Control Service Tech Tuesday - RockShox Motion Control Service
This week's Tech Tuesday takes a closer look at rebuilding the Motion Control damper of your RockShox fork. Inside you can watch a video straight from the smart minds at RockShox that details all of the steps needed to keep your fork running smooth and consistent.

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Mike Levy    Nov 16, 2010
Tech Tuesday - Shimano Brake Pad Replacement Tech Tuesday - Shimano Brake Pad Replacement
Any rider who hits the trails on a regular basis will have had to replace their brake pads at some point - the more you ride, the faster they wear out! If you haven't done the job yet, you're in luck. Today's Tech Tuesday takes a closer look at replacing the pads in a Shimano brake system.

Inside you'll find some pointers to make the job easier, as well as a video guiding you through the process.

Mike Levy    Nov 9, 2010
Tech Tuesday - Wheel Truing Basics Tech Tuesday - Wheel Truing Basics
Wheel truing; bike shop magic or black art? This week's Tech Tuesday will show you that it is actually neither, but instead a simple process that requires basic knowledge, some confidence, and the proper tools. Inside you'll find a video guiding you through the fundamental steps that you'll need to know in order straighten wheels.

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Mike Levy    Jun 1, 2010
Technical Tuesday: Tubeless Conversion Technical Tuesday: Tubeless Conversion
On today's Technical Tuesday we're going to show you how to convert your standard tire and wheel combo into a tubeless setup. Inside you'll find a great How-To video running you through the entire process.

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Mike Levy    May 11, 2010
Technical Tuesday: How To Fix A Broken Chain Technical Tuesday: How To Fix A Broken Chain
For the sixth episode of Technical Tuesday we'll explain how to fix a broken chain and how to properly use a chain tool. Inside you'll find step by step instructions and a great How-To video running you through this repair.

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Mike Levy    May 4, 2010
Technical Tuesday: How To Check And Adjust Your Headset Technical Tuesday: How To Check And Adjust Your Headset
For today's Technical Tuesday we're going to show you how to check and properly adjust your bike's headset. Inside you'll find both step by step instructions and a great How-To video running you through the process.

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Mike Levy    Apr 27, 2010
Technical Tuesday: How To Bleed Your Avid Elixir Brakes Technical Tuesday: How To Bleed Your Avid Elixir Brakes
For this Installment of Technical Tuesday we have SRAM's own Chuck Perryman from SRAM's Technical University to guide us through bleeding Avid Elixir brakes. Inside you'll find both a How-To video and step by step instructions on working your way through this job.

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Mike Levy    Apr 13, 2010
Technical Tuesday: How To Remove And Install Your Pedals Technical Tuesday: How To Remove And Install Your Pedals
For the third episode of Technical Tuesday we'll tackle a quick job that only requires one tool: removing and installing pedals. With the right tool and technique you should be able to finish this one in only a few minutes. Inside you'll find a great How-To video to guide you through the process, as well as step by step instructions with a few tips that could save the skin on your knuckles.

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Mike Levy    Apr 6, 2010
Technical Tuesday: How To Set Up Your SRAM Rear Derailleur Technical Tuesday: How To Set Up Your SRAM Rear Derailleur
For the second installment of Technical Tuesdays we take a close look at how to setup your SRAM X9 rear derailleur. Don't feel left out if you don't run a SRAM derailleur, as many of the same steps still apply. Inside you'll find step by step instructions and a How-To video that will guide you through the process.

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Mike Levy    Mar 30, 2010
Technical Tuesday: How To Fix A Flat Tire Technical Tuesday: How To Fix A Flat Tire
In this, the first installment, of Technical Tuesdays, we'll cover one of the most common mechanicals: the dreaded flat tire! Inside you'll find step by step instructions and a How-To video to guide you through this 'must know' fix!

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