Tag: 105

Can We Turn A Cheap Bike Into A Super Bike? Ep. 1

– Following on from our cheap bike versus super bike videos on GCN I thought to myself, can I turn a cheap bike into a super bike but within a budget? Now what am I gonna do with this? Well obviously I’m gonna upgrade the components on it as well as maybe making it look […]

Direct Mount vs Standard Mount Rear Derailleur | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

(intense music) – Welcome back to the GCN Tech Clinic, I’m sure you all know the drill by now, what it’s all about, but if you don’t, here’s a little reminder. So if you’ve got yourself a bike-related problem, so something’s not working, something’s annoying you, you want to know how something works possibly, leave […]

Super Bike Vs. Mid-Range Bike | GCN Tech Geek Edition

(electronic whoosh) – Hello and welcome to another GCN Tech Geek Edition video. A few months back, over on GCN, we released our cheap bike versus superbike video. And it stirred up a whole load of debate. And having read the comments, we felt we definitely needed to revisit the subject, but at a different […]

Shimano’s Dura Ace DNA | Does Top End Cycling Tech Really Trickle Down?

– Over the years, we’ve often mentioned or touched on the subject of trickle-down technology in bike tech. Now, Shimano said to me, would I like to do a video on this? And I jumped at the chance because I’ve always used their components throughout my racing, and also my general cycling career too. So, […]

How to Properly Adjust Bicycle Shifting

The first step to adjusting the rear derailleur is to stretch out the rear derailleur wire by pre stretching the wire we help make our adjustments hold true for a longer period time. Grab the wire and pull the wire hard. It is more important to stretch a new wire. With an old wire you […]