How To Fix Up An Old MTB | Mountain Bike Maintenance

Published on December 11th 2017


Neil's found an old GT I Drive Downhill Bike in a friends shed...perfect for some experiments! But first, it's time to check it over! It's an older bike that's seen a lot of wear and tear in the past. It needs a full check over to see what needs replacing, what can be run and if anythings outright broken! After that, we can look at how to fix some of the issues plaguing it and get it back on the hill! Subscribe to GMBN: Camo Jerseys, buy 2 get 10% off! If you like this, make sure you check out our brand new channel, GMBN Tech, for loads more great content just like this: Older bikes could have several issues that you'd want to stay away from. Scratched fork stanchions, blown suspension units, cracks in the frame, even alloy spoke nipples could leave you wishing you'd kept your money in your pocket. So there's nothing glaringly obvious but a few little issues here and there that you'd like to get in good working order before hitting the hill! Bottom brackets, gearing and drivetrain, tyres and headsets. Replace or maintain how you see fit! If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN... Safety Check your clunker: 📹 Check your drivetrain for wear! 📹 Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: