Janked up touring bike gets a Berm Peak tuneup!

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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 ExpressԱմիս առաջ
    • Dude i hope you feel better

      Z&Y Wrestling Z&YZ&Y Wrestling Z&Y6 օր առաջ
    • Is your merch available in Europe?

      Matthieu RenvoiséMatthieu Renvoisé14 օր առաջ
    • Best wishes for a speedy and pain-free recovery!

      Matt KavanaughMatt Kavanaugh24 օր առաջ
    • Sooo good!

      Trail RunnahTrail Runnah25 օր առաջ
    • Get well soon Seth!

      TheDaywalkrTheDaywalkr26 օր առաջ
  • Ultralight- Not just for Backpacking. He needs a gear shakedown.

    b Pb PՕր առաջ
  • 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 Wade5 օր առաջ
  • 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.

    NipplehookNipplehook6 օր առաջ
  • Seth just cut two small strips and put either side of brake lever then wrap ..still cool job buddy

    Fairytale WizardFairytale Wizard6 օր առաջ
  • 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.

    JoelJoel8 օր առաջ
  • Ugh, you ARE wrong. Start at bar end, not top. Then again, what does a mountain biker know about bar tape?

    James GrosserJames Grosser9 օր առաջ
  • Got spacers?

    James GrosserJames Grosser9 օր առաջ
  • 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 Matthews9 օր առաջ
  • Classic amateur beginner touring bike mistakes

    ocripcurrentocripcurrent9 օր առաջ
  • On the bright side now we will get more 10 product videos because he broke his leg

    IchibaraYTIchibaraYT9 օր առաջ
  • Hi! Just asking if you could buy a KTM Bicycle and tune it to a fast Bike thats my suggest

    ItsJustDareItsJustDare10 օր առաջ
  • So like all kickstands, this kickstand has gotta go. Lmbo

    Raymundo ZarateRaymundo Zarate11 օր առաջ
    • Kickstands gotta go because... kickstands.

      James GrosserJames Grosser9 օր առաջ
  • “Different but kinda the same” wtf does that really mean? I liked this guys old videos

    Edward IIIEdward III11 օր առաջ
  • Love Surly bikes! Nothing breaks and if it were to fixin it up is easy! I miss STEEL!

    Matthew MachuMatthew Machu11 օր առաջ
  • Should have put a larger cassette on the back too. His looked surprisingly small for a tourer

    htdtrhtdtr11 օր առաջ
  • i was wondering if you could fix a bike for me?

    yaboy BUSTERBUT7yaboy BUSTERBUT712 օր առաջ
  • 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 caraballa12 օր առաջ
  • Do you have any recommendations for wide bars?

    Iosif LorinIosif Lorin12 օր առաջ
  • Graduating college with debt and the first thing you do is spend money on a touring bike, slavery is coming back big.

    Arthur FeitosaArthur Feitosa12 օր առաջ
  • 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 Mahoney12 օր առաջ
  • The more you tour, the more you appreciate that kickstand.

    Dave JeffersDave Jeffers13 օր առաջ
    • Clickstand FTW.

      James GrosserJames Grosser9 օր առաջ
  • Ehm Can somebody tell me what kind of fender are those? seems really easy to setup

    LiaconLiacon13 օր առաջ
  • so what do you do, throw your bike on the ground without a kick stand

    Brian JordanBrian Jordan14 օր առաջ
    • 13 years of serious riding and I haven’t needed a kickstand yet.

      James GrosserJames Grosser9 օր առաջ
  • I wanna put new tires on my bike is there anything i need to know?

    Verxcy09Verxcy0914 օր առաջ
  • 😕"Is it because of all the weight on it"? 😕Common sense just ain't that common! 😂🤣

    SLAY 503SLAY 50315 օր առաջ
  • What happened to your account. Was wanting to go back to some videos and they’re all gone :(

    preston Lpreston L15 օր առաջ
  • 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 Tomczak15 օր առաջ
  • 3:50 hahaha I did

    EugeneEugene15 օր առաջ
  • Yo berm peck my bike call giants talons 2 the serpentine is not working it won’t compressed

    hello gaminghello gaming15 օր առաջ
  • Try se bikes plz

    you noti notiyou noti noti16 օր առաջ
  • Hey Seth I was wondering what is a good beginner bike that is cheaper that you would suggest

    Dark wolf7898Dark wolf789817 օր առաջ
  • Bro needs an electric bike way to heavy

    Tommy TophamTommy Topham18 օր առաջ
  • Love the videos

    RoDevKaiRoDevKai19 օր առաջ
  • 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

    droneskiedroneskie19 օր առաջ
  • You should get a magnetic drill attachment like if you agree

    Lara StantonLara Stanton19 օր առաջ
  • Touring bikes are the only ones that actually need kick stands though

    L Faker sonL Faker son20 օր առաջ
  • @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 Hyland20 օր առաջ
  • 7:17 What is wrong with this guy

    Charles BoyleCharles Boyle20 օր առաջ
  • 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 :)

    suttysutty20 օր առաջ
  • why every time I'm watching seths bike hacks it feels like winter

    Babi LadiBabi Ladi20 օր առաջ
  • I was wondering if you had any arm thoughts on if I build a backyard bike trail?

    Aiden ZAiden Z21 օր առաջ
  • Man, how could you leave the racks unlevel? It has that pimp saddle, yet the racks aren't straight.

    sgillespie13sgillespie1322 օր առաջ
  • 3:46 what's that brown thing called?

    DeathToCockroachesDeathToCockroaches22 օր առաջ
  • Are you selling de fat ripper?

    MATEO꧁꧂ LEMOSMATEO꧁꧂ LEMOS22 օր առաջ
  • 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 423 օր առաջ
  • "It feels pretty tight" "Its super tight" "Now we are going to do the same to the rear" 😳😳😳

    fgfgdfg dfgdfdfgfdgfgfgdfg dfgdfdfgfdg23 օր առաջ
  • He has a brooks saddle he has a bottle opener. Also, a good kickstand is helpful when loading panniers on the bike.

    Corby CobbCorby Cobb23 օր առաջ
  • As a Roady, I got ptsd by seeing this Bartape wrap technique... 😂

    RT ReyTohRT ReyToh24 օր առաջ
  • 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 david24 օր առաջ
  • 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 Delaney24 օր առաջ
  • Surprised it’s not a 1 by 12 with a dropper and a fox suspension

    LNDSiegeLNDSiege24 օր առաջ
  • 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 Kavanaugh24 օր առաջ
  • Wanna work on a 1972 le tour road bike?

    KarateSkullKarateSkull24 օր առաջ
  • 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 Lerway25 օր առաջ
  • what is the tool you use to grab the derailleur cable, looks handy. I just use a pliers.

    Alex HoskingAlex Hosking25 օր առաջ
  • 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.

    saurabhnowsaurabhnow25 օր առաջ
  • Needs a bigger cassette...

    Scott WilsonScott Wilson25 օր առաջ
  • How did he break his ankle

    Mr.Mystic boyMr.Mystic boy25 օր առաջ
  • Who puts a Claris drivetrain on a... aww nevermind. Room to upgrade, when the time is right...

    BangTheRocksTogetherBangTheRocksTogether25 օր առաջ
  • his vids dont even turn up in my sub box anymore :( big oof

    RRVRRV25 օր առաջ
  • “So like all kickstands, this kickstands got to go” - Seth

    도훈김도훈김25 օր առաջ
  • "The nazis of handle bar wrapping..[ ]" .. in the meantime, wrapping the bar from top to bottom

    도훈김도훈김25 օր առաջ
  • Should have kept that two legged kicker. Super handy for loading and unloading panniers on a touring rig.

    Anthony RossAnthony Ross25 օր առաջ
  • Did he just seriously wrap the handlebar from top to bottom? Ouch.

    max dengermax denger26 օր առաջ
  • Can you make a video of fitting a air suspension in vintage bike pls i want to know if it fits☺

    Ronald ComilangRonald Comilang26 օր առաջ
  • 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 22526 օր առաջ
  • 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 Bode26 օր առաջ
    • I actually think the only time a good kickstand can be of use is on a loaded touring bike.

      asioe kiouasioe kiou26 օր առաջ
  • 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..

    sk8free09sk8free0926 օր առաջ
    • not sure I like the music

      asioe kiouasioe kiou26 օր առաջ
  • Ya need the kickstand when ya gots pan-yayz on ze rig. Just sayin.

    tommy friedlandertommy friedlander26 օր առաջ
  • Pls can you test out many bike lock durability’s Pls like so Seth can see

    Hemanga RegmiHemanga Regmi26 օր առաջ
  • 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 Tan26 օր առաջ
  • 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.

    GpzJeffreyGpzJeffrey26 օր առաջ
  • 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. worrell26 օր առաջ
  • I'm so glad you're on a surly

    Gavin PetersonGavin Peterson26 օր առաջ
  • When you realize Seth wraps bars from the tops down...😬

    asioe kiouasioe kiou26 օր առաջ
  • 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 Aus27 օր առաջ
    • Seth should be rapping whilst wrapping handlebars.

      asioe kiouasioe kiou26 օր առաջ
  • Holy moly for u guys its fall in europe im freezing my ass....for me its almost winter

    Ivan JankovićIvan Janković27 օր առաջ
  • 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 Hayward27 օր առաջ
  • 5:15, 5:42 that's what she said

    K. SandyK. Sandy27 օր առաջ
  • It looks like a mountain biker wrapped that dropbar🤣😁😂

    KLUNKER 289KLUNKER 28927 օր առաջ
  • Huck it off the flight deck

    cayden #511cayden #51127 օր առաջ
  • How many headset spacers do you want under the stem? Yes.

    kolim jonekolim jone27 օր առաջ
  • not sure I like the music

    Zachary WardZachary Ward27 օր առաջ
  • I actually think the only time a good kickstand can be of use is on a loaded touring bike.

    Daniel KleverDaniel Klever27 օր առաջ
    • @kolim jone what?

      Daniel KleverDaniel Klever27 օր առաջ
    • Trump supporter

      kolim jonekolim jone27 օր առաջ
  • You wrapped it exactly right! Can't believe people started doing it the other way.

    David ScoffingsDavid Scoffings27 օր առաջ
  • Anybody from india

    WarLorD YTWarLorD YT27 օր առաջ
  • What kind of evil person wraps from the tops down.....

    Mark HewittMark Hewitt27 օր առաջ
  • my favorite thing to do with your videos is pause on the first frame.

    TokyoTokyo27 օր առաջ
  • Anyone else noticed the lack of voiceover'd vids lately?

    Daniel RoperDaniel Roper28 օր առաջ
  • Asome video

    Donald FranklinDonald Franklin28 օր առաջ
  • Seth’s new pick up line... “little different but kinda the same”.

    Mystery_ends 34Mystery_ends 3428 օր առաջ
  • Seth should be rapping whilst wrapping handlebars.

    eioshen boboieioshen boboi28 օր առաջ
  • Why do I keep getting unsubscribed?!

    Jonathan GJonathan G28 օր առաջ
  • Get this man a better quality shifting system!

    Zeyu GuanZeyu Guan28 օր առաջ
    • he always says its kind of different but kind of the same

      eioshen boboieioshen boboi28 օր առաջ
  • Dude looking like Chris Watts 👀

    KIDZ TVKIDZ TV28 օր առաջ
  • 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?

    MiroshnikovMiroshnikov28 օր առաջ
  • Ahh man that is such a nice bike. My dream bike is a Surly. You can keep your Santa Cruz’s.

    The SlowwormsThe Slowworms28 օր առաջ
  • the whole time I was hoping Seth would replace that damn seat

    Noah DurrenbergerNoah Durrenberger28 օր առաջ
  • Trump supporter

    Veebhu ShahVeebhu Shah28 օր առաջ
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