Mechanical Topics - Brake Adjustments, Flat Tires, & Bike Part Related

Answers for common mechanical questions unrelated to the electrical system.

Delta Tubeless Tire Conversion
The tires for the Delta are "Tubeless Ready" -- the rim needs to be properly taped, sealant installed, and a new valve stem designed for this purp...
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017 at 11:46 AM
Chain Maintenance and Lubrication
Chain lube is a hotly-debated subject, and everyone is convinced that they have the right answer (including us!!). The Staff favorite here at EVELO for long...
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017 at 1:46 PM
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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8IqJD...
Thu, 24 May, 2018 at 10:47 AM
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
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