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How To Install Bicycle Bottle Cages | Road Bike Basics

(screeching treble) – If you have recently purchased, or acquired a new bike, one of the first upgrades that you might consider making, is to fit a bottle cage, because then you’ll be able to ride that little bit further, in that little bit more comfort, because you won’t be dehydrated. In this video, we’re […]

Help! My Bike Is Making A Noise | How To Fix A Noisy Bike

– Now if your bike is making a noise other than perhaps the swooshing of rubber tires along the road or the occasional change of gear, then it is possible that you need to actually try and solve that noise. Now, it is not necessarily the easiest thing to actually diagnose because different people call […]

How & When To Change A Chain On Your Road Bike

(logo whooshing) – Maintaining a bike’s chain is something which is quite controversial with bike tech lovers out there because well, let’s face it, there are plenty of different ways of doing so. The chain obviously, is ultra important part of your bicycle because it allows you to transfer the power from your legs through […]

5 More Hacks To Make Your Bike Even Faster

– Back again to help you go faster on your bike. Recently I gave you five hacks to make your bike just that little bit faster. And well, as ever, you lot got stuck into the comments and gave me some suggestions of your own. So here’s five more ways in which you can really […]

How To Lube A Bike Chain | GCN Tech’s Guide To Oiling Your Bicycle Chain

(upbeat music) – Lubricating your chain is not necessarily as easy as it may sound, certainly not for everybody out there. So the purpose of lubricating your chain is basically to have more efficient drivetrains, that means a lower friction, as well as reducing the chance of any corrosion, plus the chance of wearing out […]

Is This A Super Nice Bike? | How To Get In The GCN Tech Bike Vault

(cowbell clanging) – We ring the bell! (logo whistling) – Reading through the comments underneath the GCN’s Tech show, there is often discussion, sometimes heated, on exactly what classifies as a super-nice in the bike vault. – Now some of you may be asking, “What is the bike vault?” – What’s the bike vault? – […]

How To Change A Tyre On Your Road Bike

(swoosh sound) – Now for most cyclists out there, it’s going to come to a point when it’s time to replace the tire on your bike. Perhaps it’s got a big cut in it and something which is not that safe to ride on or maybe you’ve actually just worn it out. Either way, for […]

Convert Your Bike To A 1x / Single Chainring Setup!

– Now, ranking up there in conversations in cycling, along with gravel bikes and tyre pressures and widths, certainly has to be the 1X drivetrain system. What is that exactly, then? Well, it’s when you have a single chainring on the front of the bike, and then on the rear of the bike, you tend […]

How To Copy Your Road Bike Position | Bike Hire & Rental Set Up Tips

(exciting music) – Traveling with your bike is not always an easy option. Maybe you don’t have a bike box or a bike bag or don’t feel that confident taking apart your own bike. Plus an airline they are gonna charge you normally a premium to out your bike on that flight. This is where […]

5 Essential Winter Maintenance Tips & Hacks | Winter-Proof Your Road Bike

(logo whooshes) – The winter is the enemy for so many cyclists out there and quite often you actually find them hibernating up until spring time. However, get yourself some decent clothes and you can beat, or at least be protected against those elements. Your bike though, that requires some specialist care, doesn’t it? Or […]