Janked up touring bike gets a Berm Peak tuneup!

25-Okt, 2020
528 513 Ko‘rishlar soni

Alex's brother finished graduate school and immediately set out on a touring bike to cross the United States. Now, after a few weeks of nonstop riding, he's here at Berm Peak for a tuneup. Enjoy!
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  • Thanks for all your well wishes and support! It was Sunday afternoon when my ankle/fibula broke, so this week was pretty interesting. Luckily we do have some videos filmed from before the accident, so we’ll be working on those first.

    Berm Peak ExpressBerm Peak Express29 kun oldin
    • Dude i hope you feel better

      Z&Y Wrestling Z&YZ&Y Wrestling Z&Y3 kun oldin
    • Is your merch available in Europe?

      Matthieu RenvoiséMatthieu Renvoisé11 kun oldin
    • Best wishes for a speedy and pain-free recovery!

      Matt KavanaughMatt Kavanaugh21 kun oldin
    • Sooo good!

      Trail RunnahTrail Runnah22 kun oldin
    • Get well soon Seth!

      TheDaywalkrTheDaywalkr23 kun oldin
  • This is one of my favorite episodes because you're showing someone who isn't an experienced mechanic how to repair things which is cool. I'm also an adventure rider and was curious as to how much his bike weighs loaded. You have to weigh the bike then put all the gear in a bin and weigh it on a bathroom scale.

    William WadeWilliam Wade2 kun oldin
  • Giving someone some of your time should be prized at highest regard. Im proud of you Seth for helping this dude out with tweaking up his bike. I will add one thing though, I HATED the idea of kick stands but after you go on a bikepacking trip, you will learn to appreciate one. Mackenzie if you are reading this, get yourself one that attaches to one of your chainstays, it will become invaluable the further you trek.

    NipplehookNipplehook2 kun oldin
  • Seth just cut two small strips and put either side of brake lever then wrap ..still cool job buddy

    Fairytale WizardFairytale Wizard3 kun oldin
  • If you are into bicycle touring, you really should be able to service your own bike. Thank you for explaining everything on every step. When touring, I really loved those days when I have been in the wild, days from closest help should my bicycle fail on me, really brings in the freedom aspect of touring.

    JoelJoel5 kun oldin
  • Ugh, you ARE wrong. Start at bar end, not top. Then again, what does a mountain biker know about bar tape?

    James GrosserJames Grosser6 kun oldin
  • Got spacers?

    James GrosserJames Grosser6 kun oldin
  • Just popped in to say I love the color of those bags on an otherwise black bike. Looks sweet. [edit] 1) bars do not need to be more supple. He clearly has enough core strength that it was not a complaint. 2) bars were wrapped bottom up- no need for a barend on the right when touring unless it’s an easily removed stash cap. The left should be a mirror. 3) oh frick no. You wrapped top down. What the heck is wrong with you. 4) this guy is not going to have any use for any of those tools except for the bottle opener!

    Matt MatthewsMatt Matthews6 kun oldin
  • Classic amateur beginner touring bike mistakes

    ocripcurrentocripcurrent6 kun oldin
  • On the bright side now we will get more 10 product videos because he broke his leg

    IchibaraYTIchibaraYT6 kun oldin
  • Hi! Just asking if you could buy a KTM Bicycle and tune it to a fast Bike thats my suggest

    ItsJustDareItsJustDare7 kun oldin
  • So like all kickstands, this kickstand has gotta go. Lmbo

    Raymundo ZarateRaymundo Zarate7 kun oldin
    • Kickstands gotta go because... kickstands.

      James GrosserJames Grosser6 kun oldin
  • “Different but kinda the same” wtf does that really mean? I liked this guys old videos

    Edward IIIEdward III8 kun oldin
  • Love Surly bikes! Nothing breaks and if it were to fixin it up is easy! I miss STEEL!

    Matthew MachuMatthew Machu8 kun oldin
  • Should have put a larger cassette on the back too. His looked surprisingly small for a tourer

    htdtrhtdtr8 kun oldin
  • i was wondering if you could fix a bike for me?

    yaboy BUSTERBUT7yaboy BUSTERBUT78 kun oldin
  • I would like to have a bike but we have nothing to buy, since I was a child I really don't have a bike but I really want to have a bike because I want to go with my friends on the trails. Im from Philippines iwant to have a bike from you. I HOPE YOU READ THIS, THANK YOU

    cristina caraballacristina caraballa8 kun oldin
  • Do you have any recommendations for wide bars?

    Iosif LorinIosif Lorin9 kun oldin
  • Graduating college with debt and the first thing you do is spend money on a touring bike, slavery is coming back big.

    Arthur FeitosaArthur Feitosa9 kun oldin
  • Hey bud make sure you get some exercise still do core or do a hand bike do upper body weights- otherwise you will feel terrible coming back to the bike just sayin

    Matt MahoneyMatt Mahoney9 kun oldin
  • The more you tour, the more you appreciate that kickstand.

    Dave JeffersDave Jeffers10 kun oldin
    • Clickstand FTW.

      James GrosserJames Grosser6 kun oldin
  • Ehm Can somebody tell me what kind of fender are those? seems really easy to setup

    LiaconLiacon10 kun oldin
  • so what do you do, throw your bike on the ground without a kick stand

    Brian JordanBrian Jordan10 kun oldin
    • 13 years of serious riding and I haven’t needed a kickstand yet.

      James GrosserJames Grosser6 kun oldin
  • I wanna put new tires on my bike is there anything i need to know?

    Verxcy09Verxcy0911 kun oldin
  • 😕"Is it because of all the weight on it"? 😕Common sense just ain't that common! 😂🤣

    SLAY 503SLAY 50311 kun oldin
  • What happened to your account. Was wanting to go back to some videos and they’re all gone :(

    preston Lpreston L12 kun oldin
  • Hi seth I am a good Mountain biker I’m 10 I go with my family mountain biking sometimes I go with my brother yeah hopefully reply back you probably won’t maybe you will

    Alyson TomczakAlyson Tomczak12 kun oldin
  • 3:50 hahaha I did

    EugeneEugene12 kun oldin
  • Yo berm peck my bike call giants talons 2 the serpentine is not working it won’t compressed

    hello gaminghello gaming12 kun oldin
  • Try se bikes plz

    Knilk _7Knilk _712 kun oldin
  • Hey Seth I was wondering what is a good beginner bike that is cheaper that you would suggest

    Dark wolf7898Dark wolf789814 kun oldin
  • Bro needs an electric bike way to heavy

    Tommy TophamTommy Topham15 kun oldin
  • Love the videos

    RoDevKaiRoDevKai16 kun oldin
  • Alex struggles to come up the hill.... lady: do you think cause of all the weight on it?? seth: nah... the weight has nothing to do with it... LMAOOOOO bro i spat out my drink...... fuckn seth LOL

    droneskiedroneskie16 kun oldin
  • You should get a magnetic drill attachment like if you agree

    Lara StantonLara Stanton16 kun oldin
  • Touring bikes are the only ones that actually need kick stands though

    L Faker sonL Faker son17 kun oldin
  • @3:51 Seth jinxed me! literally happened to me on Monday. Thankfully the docs were able to save me and keep my fingertip. hahah you live and you learn. Thanks for all the quality content Seth!

    Luke HylandLuke Hyland17 kun oldin
  • 7:17 What is wrong with this guy

    Charles BoyleCharles Boyle17 kun oldin
  • I have a 2011 specialised rockhopper comp. It's a 17.5 inch frame with a 26 inch wheel. It has a 3 x 9 drivetrain I dont want to spend too much on it so if you have any recommendations to mods then please comment :)

    suttysutty17 kun oldin
  • why every time I'm watching seths bike hacks it feels like winter

    Babi LadiBabi Ladi17 kun oldin
  • I was wondering if you had any arm thoughts on if I build a backyard bike trail?

    Aiden ZAiden Z18 kun oldin
  • Man, how could you leave the racks unlevel? It has that pimp saddle, yet the racks aren't straight.

    sgillespie13sgillespie1319 kun oldin
  • 3:46 what's that brown thing called?

    DeathToCockroachesDeathToCockroaches19 kun oldin
  • Are you selling de fat ripper?

    MATEO꧁꧂ LEMOSMATEO꧁꧂ LEMOS19 kun oldin
  • the thing with break pads if u set them so that their not rubbing just bearly and not test it when u use the breaks they might rub onto the break disc

    Xpert_Destroyer 4Xpert_Destroyer 420 kun oldin
  • "It feels pretty tight" "Its super tight" "Now we are going to do the same to the rear" 😳😳😳

    fgfgdfg dfgdfdfgfdgfgfgdfg dfgdfdfgfdg20 kun oldin
  • He has a brooks saddle he has a bottle opener. Also, a good kickstand is helpful when loading panniers on the bike.

    Corby CobbCorby Cobb20 kun oldin
  • As a Roady, I got ptsd by seeing this Bartape wrap technique... 😂

    RT ReyTohRT ReyToh21 kun oldin
  • hey Seth if i wrap handelebars i put somme double sided tape 2/3 from the dowside up under the handlebartape in case of a crash it dont unwrap if the tape is damagd...all the best and grts from Belgium.

    dandoy daviddandoy david21 kun oldin
  • Do u no any really cheap forks that are good because i cant afford the forks or anting i want for my bike that i could get like cheap upgrades

    Andrew DelaneyAndrew Delaney21 kun oldin
  • Surprised it’s not a 1 by 12 with a dropper and a fox suspension

    LNDSiegeLNDSiege21 kun oldin
  • My favorite part is the new handlebar tape, and seeing how Seth wraps it from the stem down to the drops... makes total sense but I have never done it that way b/c it wasn't the "right" way... dohhh....

    Matt KavanaughMatt Kavanaugh21 kun oldin
  • Wanna work on a 1972 le tour road bike?

    KarateSkullKarateSkull21 kun oldin
  • Hey Alex, we can provide free MTB accessories, such as height adjusters, stem, pedals, gloves and etc, hope to get your test and feedback, thanks.

    Lerway LerwayLerway Lerway21 kun oldin
  • what is the tool you use to grab the derailleur cable, looks handy. I just use a pliers.

    Alex HoskingAlex Hosking21 kun oldin
  • Handle bar tape was wrapped incorrectly. Every time you hold the bars, it will be lifting the tape off instead of pressing the tape down. So ridiculous.

    saurabhnowsaurabhnow21 kun oldin
  • Needs a bigger cassette...

    Scott WilsonScott Wilson22 kun oldin
  • How did he break his ankle

    Mr.Mystic boyMr.Mystic boy22 kun oldin
  • Who puts a Claris drivetrain on a... aww nevermind. Room to upgrade, when the time is right...

    BangTheRocksTogetherBangTheRocksTogether22 kun oldin
  • his vids dont even turn up in my sub box anymore :( big oof

    RRVRRV22 kun oldin
  • “So like all kickstands, this kickstands got to go” - Seth

    도훈김도훈김22 kun oldin
  • "The nazis of handle bar wrapping..[ ]" .. in the meantime, wrapping the bar from top to bottom

    도훈김도훈김22 kun oldin
  • Should have kept that two legged kicker. Super handy for loading and unloading panniers on a touring rig.

    Anthony RossAnthony Ross22 kun oldin
  • Did he just seriously wrap the handlebar from top to bottom? Ouch.

    max dengermax denger22 kun oldin
  • Can you make a video of fitting a air suspension in vintage bike pls i want to know if it fits☺

    Ronald ComilangRonald Comilang22 kun oldin
  • Seth I’ve had my bmx for 3 years left it in the rain and wrecked it scratched it if i sent you a couple pictures and videos of my bike you’d cringe

    You meme 225You meme 22522 kun oldin
  • I wasn't going to ask this before, but since you are laid up now, I'm wondering what a actual mountain biker thinks of the game Lonely Mountains Downhill... Think you could try it?

    Tom BodeTom Bode22 kun oldin
    • I actually think the only time a good kickstand can be of use is on a loaded touring bike.

      asioe kiouasioe kiou22 kun oldin
  • When you bolt on/slide on ALL of your grips I guess it would make sense to wrap bars like that.. they will look good.. but I’ll be surprised if they are still on..

    sk8free09sk8free0923 kun oldin
    • not sure I like the music

      asioe kiouasioe kiou22 kun oldin
  • Ya need the kickstand when ya gots pan-yayz on ze rig. Just sayin.

    tommy friedlandertommy friedlander23 kun oldin
  • Pls can you test out many bike lock durability’s Pls like so Seth can see

    Hemanga RegmiHemanga Regmi23 kun oldin
  • Thanks for all your well wishes and support! It was Sunday afternoon when my ankle/fibula broke, so this week was pretty interesting. Luckily we do have some videos filmed from before the accident, so we’ll be working on those first.

    Napoleon TanNapoleon Tan23 kun oldin
  • Pro tip: before throwing that bracket in the vise to flatten, and anytime trying to bend metal, heat it up with a torch to near red hot before bending it.

    GpzJeffreyGpzJeffrey23 kun oldin
  • Check with your buddies at Park Tool for their bar wrapping video and you'll see just how wrong you were and why. Otherwise, not bad.

    earnest p. worrellearnest p. worrell23 kun oldin
  • I'm so glad you're on a surly

    Gavin PetersonGavin Peterson23 kun oldin
  • When you realize Seth wraps bars from the tops down...😬

    asioe kiouasioe kiou23 kun oldin
  • Haha, the gearing on that bike is hilarious !! Needs a 3x or at least a much larger rear cassette. Even just a 2x with a 20T and 34T would be an improvement.

    Kevin AusKevin Aus23 kun oldin
    • Seth should be rapping whilst wrapping handlebars.

      asioe kiouasioe kiou23 kun oldin
  • Holy moly for u guys its fall in europe im freezing my ass....for me its almost winter

    Ivan JankovićIvan Janković23 kun oldin
  • A 3 month lurker, subscribed. Great channel, just turned 60 last week, motorcyclist all my life, just got back into cycling since my teenage years 2 months ago. Best regards from NE Thailand.

    Michael HaywardMichael Hayward23 kun oldin
  • 5:15, 5:42 that's what she said

    K. SandyK. Sandy23 kun oldin
  • It looks like a mountain biker wrapped that dropbar🤣😁😂

    KLUNKER 289KLUNKER 28924 kun oldin
  • Huck it off the flight deck

    cayden #511cayden #51124 kun oldin
  • How many headset spacers do you want under the stem? Yes.

    kolim jonekolim jone24 kun oldin
  • not sure I like the music

    Zachary WardZachary Ward24 kun oldin
  • I actually think the only time a good kickstand can be of use is on a loaded touring bike.

    Daniel KleverDaniel Klever24 kun oldin
    • @kolim jone what?

      Daniel KleverDaniel Klever24 kun oldin
    • Trump supporter

      kolim jonekolim jone24 kun oldin
  • You wrapped it exactly right! Can't believe people started doing it the other way.

    David ScoffingsDavid Scoffings24 kun oldin
  • Anybody from india

    WarLorD YTWarLorD YT24 kun oldin
  • What kind of evil person wraps from the tops down.....

    Mark HewittMark Hewitt24 kun oldin
  • my favorite thing to do with your videos is pause on the first frame.

    TokyoTokyo24 kun oldin
  • Anyone else noticed the lack of voiceover'd vids lately?

    Daniel RoperDaniel Roper24 kun oldin
  • Asome video

    Donald FranklinDonald Franklin24 kun oldin
  • Seth’s new pick up line... “little different but kinda the same”.

    Mystery_ends 34Mystery_ends 3424 kun oldin
  • Seth should be rapping whilst wrapping handlebars.

    eioshen boboieioshen boboi24 kun oldin
  • Why do I keep getting unsubscribed?!

    Jonathan GJonathan G25 kun oldin
  • Get this man a better quality shifting system!

    Zeyu GuanZeyu Guan25 kun oldin
    • he always says its kind of different but kind of the same

      eioshen boboieioshen boboi24 kun oldin
  • Dude looking like Chris Watts 👀

    KIDZ TVKIDZ TV25 kun oldin
  • Hey, I'm an avid biker and yeah I like hitting jumps but I don't like riding on low gear I ride a Marin Bobcat trail 3 and i ride in 6th gear normally, but when i hit a jump most times my gears start to clack and rattle and its scratched my paint so should I get a BMX?

    MiroshnikovMiroshnikov25 kun oldin
  • Ahh man that is such a nice bike. My dream bike is a Surly. You can keep your Santa Cruz’s.

    The SlowwormsThe Slowworms25 kun oldin
  • the whole time I was hoping Seth would replace that damn seat

    Noah DurrenbergerNoah Durrenberger25 kun oldin
  • Trump supporter

    Veebhu ShahVeebhu Shah25 kun oldin
  • All wat I have is a bmx

    Shonalee Wilson WilsonShonalee Wilson Wilson25 kun oldin
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