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9 Essential Tools For Home Cycle Maintenance

(electronic thump) Wanting to work on your bike at home and keeping it in tip-top condition is all well and good. But you’re gonna need the right tools to do so. So here’s nine essential tools that you need to keep it running smoothly. (hip hop music) Firstly, I can’t recommend enough having a bike […]

How Do Bike Gears Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycles have gears to help you ride more efficiently when going uphill, downhill, and on the flat across all varied terrain. Without easy gears, you’d grind to a halt when trying to go up steep hills and without bigger gears, well you wouldn’t be able to pedal fast enough when going downhill. But how […]

5 Great Road Bike Upgrades For Under $50

– Have you got some spare cash laying around and you fancy upgrading something on your bike? Or maybe, a loved one asks you, what would you like for your birthday? What can I get you for Christmas? And you’re struggling for some inspiration. Well, here’s five great upgrades that you could make for under […]

12 Common Bike Maintenance Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

– Whilst maintaining your mountain bike is actually fairly straightforward, it could be really easy to get a few things wrong. Especially if you rush something, if you don’t quite know what you’re doing, or if you just take a chance on something and don’t do your research. So here are some classic mountain bike […]

GCN’s Cheap Bike To Super Bike Upgrade Challenge – The Finished Bicycle!

– The moment you’ve all been waiting for. The GCN Cheap Bike, which I’ve gradually been transforming into something which hopefully is going to resemble a Super Bike in terms of performance. But hey, I’ve got Chris Opie to do that tough work for me. But many of you will remember how this bike started […]

How To Set Up & Index Road Bike Gears | Road Bike Maintenance

– Skipping or badly performing gears are a terrible thing to have. The game of gear roulette when you shift a lever and hoping the chain goes onto the correct sprocket can be a frustrating thing. So let’s solve those gearing problems. (futuristic music) Now in the setup we’re looking at today, it’s operated by […]

5 Completely Free Hacks To Make Your Bike Faster

(dramatic music) – Now it could well be that you’ve come to a part of your training where it’s simply not going to plan. Or maybe you’ve just reached maximum peak performance, and you still want to go faster. It’s time for plan B. The marginal gain game. Let’s look then at five ways on […]

Eliot Jackson’s Giant Glory | Pro Bike Chat

– So here we are in the Giant pits, we’ve got Eliot Jackson, and this is his 2019 Giant Glory. Shall we get into it? – We should, I think we’re already into it. – I think we’re very into it! Let’s get out of it. (smooth breakbeat jazz music) So the big difference between […]

Can Your Bike Be Too Good For You? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 13

– Hello and welcome to the GCN Tech Show. (electronic wooshing) This week we are asking the question, can a bike be too good for it’s rider? Some interesting answers to that one for sure. We have a load of great new tech of course, including stuff from SOM and Officina Battaglin among others, and […]