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Indexing the Gears on your Bike

Explanation

British triathlon have partnered with Beacon, our official bike supplier, to bring you some handy bike maintenance tips.

In this video Beacon’s 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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Fix Rubbing Brakes

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