Tag: balance

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

The history of the bicycle from its origins to the bike as we now know it can be traced back to the 1800s. The impact of this machine on worldwide society is without doubt and this impact continues to grow. Well the design of the bike seemed fairly straightforward and simple over a hundred years […]

Ride Steep And Technical Climbs | MTB Skills

– Climbing is always going to be a fitness test to a certain degree. When things get harder, some skills can help you out. Loose, rocky climbs can be really hard work. Momentum is going to be your friend here. So, that means you’re going to pedal hard. But also your skills and good line […]

Sesame Street: Learning to Ride a Bike

[MUSIC PLAYING] NICHOLAS: My name is Nicholas. It took me awhile to learn how to roller blade. Now I can. I blade with my sister and my mom and dad. And I want to ride a two-wheeler for a really long time. We’re finally taking off the training wheels. NICHOLAS’S DAD: All right, we’re ready […]

How To Wheelie On An Electric Mountain Bike | E Bike Skills

– When it comes to wheelieing your e bike, it can be pretty tricky, especially with all that power on top from eco to turbo, and that weight of the motor in the battery. Things can get pretty tricky, so today I’m going to teach you how to wheelie your e mountain bike. (mellow music) […]

How Can Cadence Help You Control Your E-Bike? | EMBN’s E-Bike Skills

– Now, your E-Bike motor is a super capable and powerful unit, and it can provide assistance for the nastiest climbs. That is, if you provide it with the correct cadence. So, today, we’re taking a look at cadence, and how it can affect your ride. (smooth rock music) – So, what actually is cadence? […]

Wheelies Made Easy | How To Wheelie On A Mountain Bike

– Are wheelies tricks for showing off? Yeah, pretty much. You can use them a little bit on the trail, mainly for getting up things like steps in the trail. But, definitely still worth learning. (upbeat cool music) (record scratches) (record scratches) (tire kicking up gravel) It can be quite daunting to learn, so in […]

Is Suspension On Road Bikes Just A Gimmick? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 68

(bassy explosions) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week, we’ve got loads of new tech. New bikes, custom shades, the bike vault, your upgrade, plus our main talking point, is suspension on road bikes just a gimmick? Can of worms, that jon. – It is a can of worms. – Can of […]

How To Ride On The Rollers On Your Bike | Indoor Cycle Training Made Easy

– Rollers mean all sorts of different things to riders around the world. They are perhaps one of the best recovery tools you will ever have. Spinning gently on the rollers is like creasing down a flat road with the wind in your back – Yeah, they’re also really good for doing high speed canes […]

Anti-Gravity Wheel?

I am here at the University of Sydney where the mechanical engineering shop has built this incredible piece of apparatus for me. It is a forty pound, that is nineteen kilogram flywheel on the end of a meter long shaft. Can you imagine trying to hold this out horizontally with just one hand at this […]

How To Ride An E-Bike With Clipless Pedals | Steve Tries Clips

– Well, it’s a discussion, argument even, which has rumbled on for decades, should you use clipped in pedals or flat shoes when you’re riding a mountain bike. Now, the story with e-mountain bikes might actually be quite different because recently I went out with Doddy on an e-mountain bike ride and Doddy you wanted […]