Bike Dropouts & Fork Ends Explained: Everything You Need To Know

Bike dropouts and fork ends are vital parts found on a bicycle’s frame and fork, respectively, serving as the attachment points for the wheels. Positioned at the rear of the frame and the tips of the fork blades, they feature slots or openings where the wheel axles are inserted and secured. Available in varied designs … Read more

How To Fix or Replace a Bent Derailleur Hanger in 6 Steps [With Video Guide]

A broken or bent derailleur hanger is a much more common bike maintenance issue than you might think.

As an experienced bike mechanic, I have had to fix many, and always recommend carrying a spare. In this article, I’m going to tell you everything you need to know when it comes to fixing and replacing derailleur hangers.

The Bike Derailleur Explained: Everything You Need To Know

Your rear bike derailleur is very exposed to the elements, so it should be no surprise that it can go wrong from time to time. If your derailleur is bent, poorly adjusted, or just a bit old, you will not get precise and accurate shifting when you need it. You can adjust your bike derailleur … Read more