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WORKSHOP : Shimano Di2 setup tips

WORKSHOP : Shimano Di2 setup tips

Di2 is still pretty new on the mountain bike scene, but now it’s at an XT level and on more bikes, there are also more people making an upgrade. So we thought we’d talk you through a few pointers to get it set up neatly, make sure it’s running up to date and what to look at as a new user. 8 Jun 2017
How to set up SRAM Eagle

How to set up SRAM Eagle

Hopefully someone was kind to you or you were kind to yourself and now you have a SRAM Eagle group set. If you were that lucky, we’re going to talk you through how to install it. 16 Apr 2017
How to service a DT Swiss freehub

How to service a DT Swiss freehub

Here we will talk you through how to service a DT Swiss free hub body. 4 Feb 2017
Tuning your clutch derailleur

Tuning your clutch derailleur

Today we are going to be looking at Shimano’s clutch system. Both Sram and Shimano have similar systems to help with chain retention and the prevention of chain slap and drivetrain noise. I will run through adjusting the clutch on 10 speed and 11 speed rear derailleurs. 20 Nov 2016
How to rebuild a Rockshox Reverb

How to rebuild a Rockshox Reverb

How to perform a RockShox Reverb service. This will be a bit more in depth than just a lever bleed. It shouldn’t be forgotten that hydraulic dropper posts need servicing too, just like hydraulic brakes and suspension 13 Nov 2016
How to bleed your SRAM Guides

How to bleed your SRAM Guides

Being new to the market, it seems appropriate to do a how-to on the new SRAM Guide brakes. They’re new, work brilliantly and I’m sure you’ll see a lot of them on new bikes, or they might be a brake upgrade down the track. 6 Nov 2016
How to build your own wheels in fourteen steps

How to build your own wheels in fourteen steps

This is a very simple ‘how-to’ on building a wheel. It’s a simple task, but takes patience to do it well. The process has been split into two. Here’s the first of two parts – choosing your spokes and getting your wheel laced up. 30 Oct 2016
Long travel suspension setup - the basics

Long travel suspension setup - the basics

Struggling with your suspension setup? Maybe it's time to go back to basics. 25 Sep 2016
TESTED: Ride Mechanic lubricants and cleaners

TESTED: Ride Mechanic lubricants and cleaners

Choosing the right chain lube can be as personal as tyre choice, tyre pressure, or sock height. 21 Jan 2016
How to clean your bike

How to clean your bike

A clean bike is a happy bike, and a reliable bike. Here's how to make sure your bike is set to roll for a long time to come. 15 Apr 2015