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It's Time To Dial In Your Home Shop

It's Time To Dial In Your Home Shop

In a time when many of us are confined within the walls of our own homes, many cyclists are spending their extra time repairing and tinkering with their bikes. We now have a little more time on our hands to dial in our shifting, straighten crooked handlebars, and replace worn-out grips. While at home, it's also a great time to expand and improve your home shop. Most riders have the essential tools required to perform routine maintenance on their bikes, but when it comes to bike tools, there is always a new or better tool you could use. In this article we explore certain tools, equipment, and storage solutions that can really take your home shop to the next level.

YouTube - Show Your Bike Some Love

YouTube - Show Your Bike Some Love

If internet memes are any indicator, bike riders love their bikes just a few steps below family members and friends. So why not show your bike the love with 5 steps of key maintenance and care? These tips will keep your mountain or road bike running right and fuel the happiness of riding on two wheels.

YouTube - How to cut Magura Brake Lines

YouTube - How to cut Magura Brake Lines

Today, in The Mechanic's Corner, James show's us how to cut and trim Magura brake lines so you don't have to bleed them afterwards. Bleeding a brake can be difficult, so avoid the hassle of doing it by following these easy steps. Can you guess where James is from, from his accent?

Fox DIALED S2 Ep20 - What's the purpose of valves (shims) in a shock?

Fox DIALED S2 Ep20 - What's the purpose of valves (shims) in a shock?

Jordi breaks down a shock valve assembly and explains the basic purpose of valves.

Fox DIALED S2 Ep21 - Fine Tune Your Suspension Using Bracketing

Fox DIALED S2 Ep21 - Fine Tune Your Suspension Using Bracketing

When tuning mountain bike suspension, it's important to record your settings and implement a system as you make changes. Jordi runs through the system and method he uses to tune setups. 

Fox DIALED S2 Ep19 - Suspension bottoming out? Volume spacers might be your solution

Fox DIALED S2 Ep19 - Suspension bottoming out? Volume spacers might be your solution

Jordi explains the basic function of volume spacers, and walks through how to know when to add or remove volume spacers from your fork or shock.