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MTB Brake Bleeding Made Simple

MTB Brake Bleeding Made Simple

Brake bleeding can be an intimidating bike repairs, but it’s actually really easy to do—much simpler than many other repairs.

Today, I’m going to show you how simple the concept actually is, and get you on track to bleed your own brakes.

According to a recent poll, about a third of you are already bleeding your own brakes, so maybe you could help answer some questions in the comment section.

Get yourself some rubber gloves (I know I wasn’t wearing them). Also rags and a spray bottle for alcohol or water.

This wrench is pretty useful for working on brakes
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Magura Bleed Kit
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Sram, Avid, Hayes, Hope, Elixir
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Shimano, TRP
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100 Latex-free Gloves!
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If you want to find a bleed tutorial just find the model of your brake and search for it on YouTube. The GMBN videos are great, and Performance bike also has a few good ones. When in doubt, just go straight to the manufacturer.

What will Phil Build on Berm Creek? | Trail Boss for a Day

What will Phil Build on Berm Creek? | Trail Boss for a Day

My backyard mountain bike trails are about to get a makeover. Today, Skills with Phil is calling the shots on Berm Creek. You could say he’s “Philling in” while I’m injured. In addition to Phil, Kevin stopped by to dig for the day which ended up making all the difference. We made some adjustments to… Continue Reading

10 MTN Bike and Outdoor Products You May or May Not Need

10 MTN Bike and Outdoor Products You May or May Not Need

With the broken collar bone keeping me off the bike, the time was right to reach into the product bin and show you guys some stuff. There are some pretty interesting mountain biking and outdoor products in this one, so I hope you enjoy it! NOTE: On the Sci Con bag you’re supposed to be… Continue Reading

The Broken Mountain Biker’s Guide to Sanity

The Broken Mountain Biker’s Guide to Sanity

Maybe you’re injured, or maybe you have been. Perhaps you’re planning on getting injured in the near future. Whatever the case, this video is for you. We’ll go over some tips for staying sane while spending time off the bike, so you can return to the trails a wiser more prepared mountain biker. If you… Continue Reading

Sketchy Jump Build and Crash | Berm Creek Build and Ride

Sketchy Jump Build and Crash | Berm Creek Build and Ride

After doing some work on my backyard mountain bike trails, I decided to finally build some kind of a jump at the bottom. In rushing to put it together and give it a test, I ended up breaking my collar bone and shoulder blade. This puts my off the bike for the season, but at… Continue Reading

Which action camera should you buy for mountain biking?

Which action camera should you buy for mountain biking?

It’s dizzying how many action cameras are now available, from the newest costliest models, to relics of a simpler time. Also, these cameras all have their strengths and weaknesses, making some better than others for mountain biking. Today, we’ll take a look at a few price ranges and determine which cameras suit mountain bikers best.… Continue Reading

Here are the 10 Videos that Got Me to 1M | And thanks for that!

Here are the 10 Videos that Got Me to 1M | And thanks for that!

THANK YOU for getting this channel to one million subscribers. When I first started this channel I didn’t even have monetization turned on, and the excitement of pressing “publish” was enough to keep me going. I soon realized that this is what I wanted to do as a career, and only three short years later… Continue Reading

10 Bike Hacks & Tips

10 Bike Hacks & Tips

You know what time it is! Here’s another 10 bike hacks video to kick off the fall, with tips for your tires, bike rack, and even your trail dog. Follow Eric Porter on Instagram @portermtb Watch this playlist of other Bike Hacks videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWX7bdKmVpY&list=PL5S7V5NhM8JSV_SBE9HUgdKgKw-wEob2V No pups were harmed during the making of this video, although… Continue Reading