Tag: bike tech

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 Setup Your Road Bike For Bad Roads Or Cobbles!

– So the Northern Classics are here upon us, and it’s probably my favorite time of the season. Actually, it is my favorite time of the season. But what makes these races so special are those cobbled sectors. And this is probably the only race in the calendar where pros make a huge difference in […]

Astana Pro Team’s NEW Argon 18 E-118 PRO Time Trial Bike

(logo booms) – This is the Argon 18 E-118 Pro time trial bike of the Astana team. And it’s particularly exciting for me because I’ve not seen it before it’s a brand new model. Now before I go into all the details of this hot brand new bike then be sure to subscribe to the […]

Marcel Kittel’s Canyon Aeroad CF SLX Disc | Team Katusha’s Pro Road Bike

– This is the Canyon Aeroad CF SLX Disc belonging to Marcel Kittel of Team Katusha-Alpecin. Let’s have a close look at the bike which he’s literally just climbed off of, here at the UAE Tour. (electronic sounds) Let’s kick off with the frame then, shall we? Now the Aeroad Disc was released back at […]

How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

– With the Cobbled Classic season here upon us, we start to see some changes on the bikes of professional cyclists. One of the most common changes is in fact, double wrapping handlebar tape. The reason they do so is to get a little bit more extra comfort when riding over cobblestones. However, it’s not […]

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 […]

Simon Yates’ SCOTT Addict Race Bike | Michelton SCOTT Pro Bike

(dramatic music) This is the Scott Addict RC, belonging to Simon Yates of the Mitchelton-Scott squad. And while Simon, he rides a size extra small frame, and he sized down, actually this year, from a size small. Now he stands at one meter, 70 in height, which is around about five foot, seven. His brother, […]

Custom Cyclo-Cross Bikes & Tech At Superprestige Ruddervoorde

– I’m here in Ruddervoorde in Belgium, which is a pretty small town, to be perfectly honest, but today, and for one day only, it’s turned into the hotbed of Cyclo-Cross. And today I’m going to take look around and check out all the various bits of equipment that riders are using here. I’m very […]

Building A Retro Replica Bike | 1920’s (ish) Giro Challenge Part 1

(logo whooshing) – Now what with it being the Giro d’italia I was having a chat to Si in the office about how tough the riders were back in the 1920s. How they battled over mountains with just two gears on their bikes. One on either side of a flip-flop hub. And I said to […]