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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 01: How to Measure for a Mountain Bike Frame

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Measuring a mountain bike frame is important because it concerns stand-over, clearance and upper-body extension. Find out how to measure a mountain bike frame from the center of a bolt in inches or centimeters with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on mountain bike frames.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 02: How to Use Bicycle Pumps

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The first step is using bicycle pumps is to find the valve on the bicycle, and most pumps will accommodate different types of valves. Find out how to lock a bicycle pump so that air doesn't escape with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on bicycle pumps.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 03: How to Measure a Bike Frame

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A bike frame is measured from the front to the back, as well as from the center of the crank to the seat tube. Learn more about making accurate measurements of a bike frame with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on bike frames.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 04: How to Choose a Kid's Bicycle

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When choosing a kid's bicycle, basic options include a 21-inch bike and a 24-inch bike, which refer to the tire size. Learn about the differences between tires sizes on kids' bikes and adult bikes with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on bicycles for kids.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 05: What Is the Correct Height for a Bicycle Seat?

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Most bicycles have a quick-release lever that can be opened or closed, which allows the user to lower or raise the seat. Find out when to close the quick-release, based on the position of the leg and bend of the knee, with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on bicycle seats.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 06: Fixing Rusty Bikes

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Most modern bike frames don't rust, but the drive train is primarily made of steel components that can rust very easily. Learn about getting rid of rust on a bike with a degreaser with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on rusty bikes.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 07: How to Fit Bicycle Shoes

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When fitting bicycle shoes, it's important to focus on the fit of the forefoot, because that is where most of the weight is applied. Discover why a bicycle shoe should feel a little roomy when being tried on for the first time with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on bicycle shoes.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 08: How to Change a Bicycle Tire Tube

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In order to change a bicycle tire tube, remove the brake cables, open the quick-release lever for the wheel and take the tire off the rim to get to the tube. Find out how to check a rim strip with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on bicycle tire tubes.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 09: How to Pedal a Bicycle

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When setting a pedal position for riding a bicycle, put the position at about nine o'clock and get on the bike. Discover the importance of having plenty of room in front of a bike before beginning to pedal with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on pedaling bicycles.

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Bicycle Parts & Maintenance: Will Hurley: 10: How to Choose a Bike Rack

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When choosing a bike rack, a roof rack is an expensive option, but it can usually accept a number of accessories, such as those needed for carrying a kayak. Learn about receiver fish racks as bike rack options with help from the owner of a bicycle shop in this free video on bike racks.

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