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AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds

Be the first to know about the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds 2019 with event distances for everyone, from first-time triathletes through to Britain’s best age-groupers, along with spectator and volunteering opportunities.

Bike Mechanics 

A selection of video guides to assist with bike maintenance and general tips to make training, travelling and competing that little bit smoother. 

Checking for Wear and Tear

We've teamed up with Official Bike Supplier Beacon to bring you tips from Beacon’s Spike Taylor. Here he guides you through the regular checks you should make on your bike to ensure it’s in top riding condition.

 

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Changing a Puncture without Tyre Levers

Peter 'Spike' Taylor, former Head Mechanic for British Cycling and Team GB shows us how to change a punctured inner tube without the use of tyre levers.

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Remove and Refit your Back Wheel

Peter 'Spike' Taylor, former Head Mechanic for British Cycling and Team GB shows us how to remove and refit your back wheel when dealing with tyre punctures.

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Bike Safety Check

Peter 'Spike' Taylor, former Head Mechanic for British Cycling and Team GB give us some tips on how to check your bike before you go out to ride.

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Setting up your Turbo Trainer

In this video Peter 'Spike' Taylor, former Head Mechanic for British Cycling and Team GB shows us how to set up your bike on a Turbo Trainer.

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Indexing your Bikes Gears

In this video Peter 'Spike' Taylor, former Head Mechanic for British Cycling and Team GB shows us how to index your gears to ensure that the hand control and the derailleur mechanism remain in tune with each other.

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Packing your Saddle Bag

When you are out riding it's possible that you're going to break down. In this video British Triathlon Bike Mechanic, Glenn Coltman, talks through exactly what to keep in your saddle bag to help you get back on the road as soon as possible, following a mechanical mishap. 

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Fix Rubbing Brakes

Having removed wheels for transit, it's a common issue to find your brakes are rubbing. In this video British Triathlon Bike Mechanic, Glenn Coltman, explains how to quickly fix this problem and maintain your brakes. 

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Remove and Attach your Handlebars

Before transit you may be required to remove your handlebars. In this video British Triathlon Bike Mechanic, Glenn Coltman, explains how to correctly remove your handlebars and attach them again ready for riding.

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