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Orange Seal Rim Tape

Taping road tubeless wheels isn’t difficult, but there are some things you can do to make it easier, and make it work better. Fortunately, I had some Orange Seal rim tape (thanks Orange Seal!) on hand when it was time to re-tape my Reynolds AERO 65 DB. This video is both a how-to, and a review of the Orange Seal tubeless tape.…

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Fixing a Leaky SUNringlé Mulefüt Rim

First off, massive apology for the audio quality on this video. I have no idea what happened with the mic setup, but I messed it horribly. Hopefully you can look, or hear, past that (because I wasn’t going to tear it all apart :)) and appreciate the content. This video addresses how to fix a leaky SUNringlé Mulefüt fat tire rim. Apparently Hayes is totally down with manufacturing “tubeless ready” rims that…

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Waxing, or re-waxing, a bicycle chain

I use a slightly different method to wax/re-wax chains than I’ve seen from other guides out there. It’s a simple, one-step, process that has served me very well both in convenience and chain longevity. While it’s possible that there is a marginally better approach to doing it, the easier the process is, the more likely we are to actually do it :).…

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Bike Stand “Shootout”

What’s better than beer and bike stands? Unfortunately, I can’t share the beer through YouTube, but you can benefit from this quick walk-through of the five bike stands that made it to my backyard comparison. Conquer Portable Home Bike Repair Stand: 0:28​ Spin Doctor Pro G3 Bicycle Repair Stand: 3:01​ Bikehand Bike Repair Stand: 5:44​ Feedback Bike Repair Stand: 8:07​ | Park Tool PCS-10: 10:41​ Wrapping up: 12:47​ An interesting edge-case: 13:17​…

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Reconciling Garmin Training Status?

One of the reasons I bought a Garmin fēnix 6 was so I could more accurately track my activity levels, which I hoped would lead to better insight into my fitness level, workout recommendations, and a better handle on my training status. What I seem to be getting though is borderline useless… Below is a table indicating the last month of activity: what Garmin suggested, what I actually did, how it impacted…

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