James May builds a bicycle | Part 3

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преди 3 месеца

We're nearing the end of this bicycle-assembling saga. This time, it's the bell, the gears and all the good bits, really.
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VidsInMotion
VidsInMotion преди 8 дни
I always thought those reversible screwdrivers were a Volkswagen thing.
Marek S
Marek S преди 11 дни
Pads are still badly rubbing against the discs or the bearings are terrible. Rear wheel stops immediately when James stops turning the pedal and the front wheel is not turning at all when the bike is rocking. That is an awful bicycle.
Phil Jonides
Phil Jonides преди 11 дни
The bell is the last thing you hear, before its all over.
TheBrickGuy7939
TheBrickGuy7939 преди месец
I remember sometimes either missing to pull the bell lever or not back enough, barely making any noise at all and you need to let your hand loose from the handle to stretch your thumb towards the bell lever which is uncomfortable. Terrible design, let alone not being loud enough.
sunnydays
sunnydays преди месец
I love your vids James! Ramble all you want I enjoy it.
Covert Garage
Covert Garage преди 13 дни
Right! So you're welcome to my video blog about cars.
First Name Last Name
First Name Last Name преди месец
Nice horizontally mounted reflector and nice vertically mounted bell whilst in the bike maintenance stand. How did they look when you removed the bike from the stand? :)
First Name Last Name
First Name Last Name преди месец
9:23 “...we’re now in top gear...” Hmmm.
First Name Last Name
First Name Last Name преди месец
Bicycles have to be fitted with bells at the point of sale, but there is no legal requirement to keep one fitted or use them once on the road. The Highway Code merely suggests that cyclists ‘should be considerate of other road users, particularly blind and partially sighted pedestrians. Let them know you are there when necessary, for example by ringing your bell.’ Any other ‘audible warning’ - horn, rattle, duck call or the human voice - will do.
MrJohnybirchall
MrJohnybirchall преди месец
Hmmm ....nice action.
Superstar Dave
Superstar Dave преди 2 месеца
If you think this kind of bell is hopeless, just try it when it's wet. It goes from hopeless to utterly useless.
MrOrange
MrOrange преди 2 месеца
Is that 6 cylinder Honda CBX in background?
Natalie
Natalie преди 2 месеца
Don’t ✍🏻 touch ✍🏻 James’s ✍🏻 Honda ✍🏻 reversible ✍🏻 screwdriver. Got it.
Dave40
Dave40 преди 2 месеца
These videos were filmed to pay for the bicycle lol
Jake Wells
Jake Wells преди 2 месеца
Well.... Those 3 episodes were interesting
Logan M
Logan M преди 2 месеца
That chain is too short Edit: grammar
Michael Thermopoulos
Michael Thermopoulos преди 2 месеца
James May having a favorite screwdriver is the most James May thing he could ever have
Shiftert ioio
Shiftert ioio преди 2 месеца
9:23 We are now in Top Gear lolll, back to the studio
bongo bob
bongo bob преди 3 месеца
After watching these videos I can safely say I would not let James build a bike for me.
Fishguy2264
Fishguy2264 преди 3 месеца
Spiffing may
chris knott
chris knott преди 3 месеца
Clamping the down tube will cause interference with the gear cable for the front derailleur . I always clamp the seat pole so nothings in the way , also means the bike is lower and easier to work on
David Lowe
David Lowe преди 3 месеца
In defence of the bell, as a hiker, I wish more cyclists had them and used them, rather than suddenly appearing next to me squeezing past at breakneck speed on a narrow path.
tqdzwa maramba
tqdzwa maramba преди 3 месеца
It is the mark of a true nerd to appreciate the difference between a Phillips and a Japanese Industrial Standard screwdriver. Because, honestly, who else cares?
Zee
Zee преди 3 месеца
The guy talked about a bell for 3 minute Not long enough
Harshdeep Singh
Harshdeep Singh преди 3 месеца
I want that James tshirt
Derrick David
Derrick David преди 3 месеца
Bet Jezza just needs a hammer to put that all together
_johnpm
_johnpm преди 3 месеца
Subarus had those reversable screwdrivers in the late 90s through late 2000s
Meekaa-eel
Meekaa-eel преди 3 месеца
James is the new Bob Ross
Twangar Kazmi
Twangar Kazmi преди 3 месеца
Bad focus on the video...
Sam Zervos
Sam Zervos преди 3 месеца
I could watch Mr. May pull apart and put back together something as mundane as a telephone and enjoy it... oh wait...
CAR BLOKE
CAR BLOKE преди 3 месеца
I bought the same bike in a different colour after watching this.What an awesome bike for such a low price(it was on sale).I love it,its on my channel.
Fred Fred
Fred Fred преди 3 месеца
I love his videos but I wish he would do something.
Mo Halim
Mo Halim преди 3 месеца
No bell for me. I have a whistle on a cord around my neck. Effective. My son and I cycle and friends bike on jungle tracks. We al have a whistle so if we lose each other or we get lost we can whistle for help. Is it okay to use a whistle for biking in England?
First Name Last Name
First Name Last Name преди месец
Yes. Or simply your own voice.
Kris_T_1982
Kris_T_1982 преди 3 месеца
Yay, It's 'Jame's'L'Fix it'
Alfred Judokus
Alfred Judokus преди 3 месеца
Don't forget the peanut butter.
Dylan Define
Dylan Define преди 3 месеца
Only thing that could bore me more than watching this vid would be watching the cameraman giving it to his son on his birthday
allothernamesbutthis
allothernamesbutthis преди 3 месеца
my bmw e46 had a reversible screwdriver too
Odhran
Odhran преди 3 месеца
I would love to see James out together a Carbon + DuraAce road bike just to hear his appreciation for some marvelous but simplistic engineering
RememberMeWell
RememberMeWell преди 3 месеца
Where can I get that t-shirt he is wearing?
Jacob Hajarat
Jacob Hajarat преди 3 месеца
why hasnt u cut off the excess of the zip ties?!
Tom Drums
Tom Drums преди 3 месеца
The front reflector is the wrong way and the brake pads are touching the discs when the brake levers aren't even being pulled. Very poor bike building here
Earth Arrow
Earth Arrow преди 3 месеца
brakes are set up appallingly unless you're trying for resistance training , you got your greasy fingers all over the front rotor on install so probably contaminated the fornt pads and the front reflector is on sideways, if you want to set up a bike properly watch anyone else do
shift intohigh
shift intohigh преди 3 месеца
👍👍👍😎😎😎
V8Mooowder
V8Mooowder преди 3 месеца
Liked, not because I like bikes, I hate them, but Battenburg is the best, a fine choice of snack.
CatandMouse
CatandMouse преди 3 месеца
the bell sounds like a sound effect
Adam Hampton
Adam Hampton преди 3 месеца
Thank you for the wonderful non-political entertainment! Love the dry British humor (or humour), and just sit here giggling while I'm working at home.
Jim Smith
Jim Smith преди 3 месеца
The bike was already a classic its now a relic...
Jake
Jake преди 3 месеца
NEVER make me wait this long again
Kira
Kira преди 3 месеца
I don't understand but I clicked because it's James May.
David Gibson
David Gibson преди 3 месеца
Like the t shirt
Dani_ik03 boom
Dani_ik03 boom преди 3 месеца
U should team up with berm peak or mahalo my dude
Alexei Pr
Alexei Pr преди 3 месеца
zzzz Tires so bad , need spec. ground control!
Varun Sambi
Varun Sambi преди 3 месеца
Is the front disc mounted the wrong way around ?
Rick w
Rick w преди 3 месеца
😄😄👍
mav
mav преди 3 месеца
Young people in the bunker stay Fritzl
Jason Lavelle
Jason Lavelle преди 3 месеца
Bordering asmr James haha
JOSHaka OGER
JOSHaka OGER преди 3 месеца
Brakes failed because you installed them 😂 I want someone to film the bike being checked at a bike shop 🤷
JR's Properties
JR's Properties преди 3 месеца
How is James the best thing on BGcd already 😆
Beaso
Beaso преди 3 месеца
Phark, this Channel must be short on content............
Adam Hall
Adam Hall преди 3 месеца
for no shave november james may must grow out his beard and become santa clause
George French
George French преди 3 месеца
9:30 “we’re now now in top gear”😝
Syed Shah
Syed Shah преди 3 месеца
Hello James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard the Little Hammond, I hope my message finds you well I want to request if you can review a car and give an honest opinion about it. This is the car of my dream. Toyota GR Yaris 2020. Lets hope the 1 and only comment of my life gets picked up 😇😇
Von Boger
Von Boger преди 3 месеца
Wow back brakes dragging bad lol cool bike !
TomB Stone
TomB Stone преди 3 месеца
Three parts really
Amardeep Singh Jawandha
Amardeep Singh Jawandha преди 3 месеца
Them TShirt, might need the apparel link in the bio too :)
Barot8
Barot8 преди 3 месеца
Orphans taken out for walk by nuns.
PatriotMonk
PatriotMonk преди 3 месеца
Why does he have fireblade?
░fuck this shit▓
░fuck this shit▓ преди 3 месеца
Just show us the new grand tour episode.
timmo3351
timmo3351 преди 3 месеца
I can’t imagine James riding a Fireblade, even though he has a couple of them. Thought he’d be chugging around on Brit classics.
عرشیا امیر احمدی
عرشیا امیر احمدی преди 3 месеца
Why Jeremy and Hammond don't upload video Please like to see
Calvin Chann
Calvin Chann преди 3 месеца
More of an assemble than a build.
Alex Seddon
Alex Seddon преди 3 месеца
That front reflector is killing me..
Davis
Davis преди 3 месеца
I could watch James May knit a cap and I believe I’d be entertained
BOSS_RUN THEMUFFINMAN
BOSS_RUN THEMUFFINMAN преди 3 месеца
Sometimes I bunny hop onto car bonnets then bunny hop onto the next car bonnet, just to get to the other side of the road.
Jeff
Jeff преди 3 месеца
Sorry how does a five minute job turn into 3 episodes.
Peter Skorec
Peter Skorec преди 3 месеца
Love it 👌👌👍
A W
A W преди 3 месеца
Kids probably too big for the bike by now
Michael D.
Michael D. преди 3 месеца
As a bike mechanic, this was kind of shocking to watch. But fun at least ^^
Dutch Parisien
Dutch Parisien преди 3 месеца
6:00 😂🤣👍
igariox r
igariox r преди 3 месеца
what an odd.... Super expensive toys around the cave and this peace of trash, you call a bicycle :D :D :D
Richard Maguire
Richard Maguire преди 3 месеца
Hmm, nothing ahs ever happened on the Archers? I remember in 1987 Lizzie Pargeter bunked off a job reporting on a fete and missed the exploding marrow. Becasue of this she got into trouble at the Borsetshire Echo because she wrote up a generic piece and missed the big news, the exploding marrow. That was a highlight and quite thrilling. I would agree that nothing happened before and and after that.
Nick Owens
Nick Owens преди 3 месеца
I've been riding, fixing, and building bikes for decades. I only recently learned that British bikes have their brake levers reversed. But are you also telling me that at your right hand you have the front brake and rear shifter? Madness.
gerald maybebaby
gerald maybebaby преди 3 месеца
That bell frequency is inaudible to many old people. You can ring your bell all day trying to get past them.
Sean B
Sean B преди 3 месеца
James the dork disc is the clear plastic one on the rear hub, the front one is a bash guard which can be very useful for mountain bikes
Strike The Root
Strike The Root преди 3 месеца
I could literally watch James May discussing the drying of paint and be entertained.
Vince Chadwick
Vince Chadwick преди 3 месеца
Yeah... back brake needs setting up.
Daniel Brown
Daniel Brown преди 3 месеца
Fix the bike clamp to the seat post, rather than the seat tube. Especially for higher-end bikes that have tapered steel, carbon, titanium tubing; you may damage the frame.
Julia Parker
Julia Parker преди 3 месеца
Is that his garage !!!??
Harpy Sharpy
Harpy Sharpy преди 3 месеца
This is how you knw that hes done with cars, when hes already gone through 3 parts of building a bike
Sufyan Saleem
Sufyan Saleem преди 3 месеца
Also fun fact, you actually need a JIS screwdriver for working on bikes as all Shimano derailleurs use JIS screws for the limit adjustment. Using Phillips massively increases the chance of stripping the bolt.
Sufyan Saleem
Sufyan Saleem преди 3 месеца
The only place for a bell is under the saddle or under the bottom bracket.
Rune Moberg
Rune Moberg преди 3 месеца
So... The shifter for the front derailleur is on the left side, yet the brake lever for the front brakes is on the right side of the handlebar..?
Daz Harley
Daz Harley преди 3 месеца
By the time you make it he’ll be driving 🤪👍
Ryan Lammle
Ryan Lammle преди 3 месеца
Reflector goes at the back under the seat so cars can see you when coming from behind as you ride in the same traffic direction.... Does not go on the front....cmon.....you can surely see it wrong and silly on the front....
tibi olah
tibi olah преди 3 месеца
This is the most entertaining bike maintenance video on youtube. Not the most useful, but you cannot have both. Well done Mr May.
Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson преди 3 месеца
I would recommend throwing that terrible pushbike in the bin and getting hold of an actual mountainbike. P.S. strange how it has a tapered headtube but doesn't have a tapered fork.
ioppdal
ioppdal преди 3 месеца
Year 2239 : James May builds a bicycle | Part 3578
boiledelephant
boiledelephant преди 3 месеца
James, mate, assuming this is your personal garage, could you please do a walkaround of all your motorbikes? My curiosity is killing me.
Modernaviator
Modernaviator преди 3 месеца
I never thought one day, I will watch an old lady build a bike!
Giles Newport
Giles Newport преди 3 месеца
Now surely this all needs to be done with the bike upside down resting on it's seat and handlebars:-)
Michael Shawn
Michael Shawn преди 3 месеца
It should of been called Bim Builds A Bicycle ..
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