Mechanical Issues (Brake Adjustments, Flat Tires, & Bike Part Related)

Answers for common mechanical questions unrelated to the electrical system.

Lubricating Rear Air shock on Aries
The main shaft of the Kind Shock A5RE needs a drop of lubrication every 25-30 hours of use, and after periods of storage as per the owner's manual. A s...
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 4:45 PM
Removing and Replacing a rear Wheel on an Aries 070217
Removing the rear wheel on an Aries can be done with  few tools, primarily a 15mm wrench and wire cutters (optional) First, invert the bike (article wit...
Mon, 2 Oct, 2017 at 2:25 PM
Delta X fork / axle installation video
Click this link to see a helpful video that illustrates the installation of the axle into the fork of the Delta X
Thu, 24 May, 2018 at 10:47 AM
Tensioning a Gates Carbon belt
Much like a normal chain, there isn't one correct answer. So long as the belt stays in place and does not slip, there is a wide range of acceptable ten...
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018 at 4:40 PM
Proper quick release skewer installation
It is important to place the springs correctly. The narrow side has to be inboard with one spring on either side of the hub. Below is the proper sequence of...
Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 at 3:13 PM
Quest One Rear Wheel Removal / Flat Repair
While we don't have a video on how to change the tire, I can certainly provide a solid instructional outline for you to follow: First, you want t...
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020 at 1:44 PM
Determine Right and Left Pedal
To differentiate the Left Pedal from the Right Pedal, note the angle of the threads:
Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 at 3:11 PM
Removing and Replacing a rear Wheel on a Delta
Removing the rear wheel on a Delta can be done with  few tools, primarily a 15mm wrench and wire cutters (optional). It is strongly recommended that you rea...
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019 at 3:56 PM
Galaxy ST/TT Belt Tension Adjustment
The procedure for Adjusting belt tension is not particularly hard, but does require a specific sequence of steps. The only tools required are a 15mm box/op...
Mon, 10 Sep, 2018 at 5:33 PM
Seat Post isn't Tight in Frame
Its' not uncommon for the seatpost to turn in the frame.  To secure it, open the quick release lever, tighten the knurled nut on the side opposite the l...
Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 at 11:35 AM