The video is the first edition of a 10-part series (BikeRadar)

Whether you’re in the comfort of a workshop or exposed out on the trails, having the right skills and tools to fix and maintain your bike are an essential part of any mountain biker’s armoury.

In association with Unior Tools, our new 10-part series aims to instil the knowledge that’ll mean you won’t be caught short when a problem arises. From workshop tips such as fitting a hydraulic brake set or installing a tubeless tyre to trail tips like fixing a broken spoke or replacing a gear cable, the series – online every Monday for the next couple of months – will cover skills both basic and expert.

The first part sees MBUK’s Doddy talking you through how to fix a broken chain.

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