Here’s a list of some of our favorite online video guides on how to repair your bicycle, install accessories, and do things like wrap your bar tape in interesting ways. We’ll write up a couple reviews for our favorites so check out the blog on the main page!
Bicycle Tutor– Taught by a professional mechanic. Professional videos with voice overs and great need to know info. The website also has a useful forum for if you have questions on your particular repair.
*There is a monthly or annual fee to gain access to all of the videos. **Bonus- You can purchase DVD’s from the site that have all of the videos featured for access at anytime. This obviously only covers the series listed in the details, so the benefit of having site membership is accessing new videos as they are released.
Expert Village– Videos are taught by “experts” on how to complete various repairs, installations of parts, and how to properly maintain a bicycle. Not all videos are taught by the same person, but they do a fairly good job at covering the subject matter. Expert Village videos generally tend to be short and sweet, so if you are looking for more info you may want to go elsewhere.
*Be sure that when you land on their Youtube page that you type ‘bicycle’ or a related term into the search within their page and the videos will pop up.
Park Tool- Park tool has been around for over 50 years. They manufacture high quality bike tools right here in the USA. Park Tool has set the industry standard for bicycle service centers and also aim to educate the home mechanic. Check out their video channel for tips on how to keep your ride running smoothly!
Rivendell– The guys at Rivendell may be retro grouches, but the sure do know their stuff. Check out their Youtube channel for videos on some great bicycle tidbits and even some general life knowledge.
*Have you ever wanted to experiment with diamond bar tape patterns or learn how to use twine to tie off your bars for a classy look? This is the place to view!