It is a good idea to regularly check your bike before going out, and a lot of things you can do yourself. The following videos on repairing your bike and cycle maintenance have been kindly provided by Made Good.
This tutorial will teach you how to diagnose brake problems, and how to mount or reposition a calliper brake.
Included in this tutorial is how to lubricate your chain, measure chain wear, put a new chain on your bike and how to connect and break a chain.
Check and True a Wheel
This tutorial will teach you how to check the truth of a rim on your wheel, and how to straighten a bent wheel.
Fix a Puncture
This tutorial will teach you how to remove the tyre, check for the source of a puncture, patch an inner tube and inflate the tyre on your bike.
Lubricate a Bike
This tutorial will teach you how to lubricate the chain, the moving parts, and the cables on your bike.
Fit a Brake Cable
This tutorial will teach you how to fit a brake cable on your bike.
Please note that if you are at all unsure you should get your bike repaired by a professional and the University does not accept any responsibility for any damage that may be incurred while utilising these videos.
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