Tag: bike tech

The Ultimate Vintage Mountain Bike Collection | Retro MTB Tech

– Bit of an unusual feature for me today, I’ve actually had a phone call from a friend of mine called Sandy, and he owns this bike shop. It’s called the Trailhead Bicycle Company, it’s here in Shrewsbury in Shropshire, UK. In fact, this is where Neil’s from, it’s his home town, in fact, one […]

DIY Bike Service | 12 MTB Maintenance Things To Do In Isolation

Like many others at the moment, I’m in isolation. So, I thought I’d take this time to make a video about the sorts of things you can do to your bike without having to have many spare parts or even specialist tools. This is isolation overhaul. (dramatic music) Okay, so this video isn’t just a […]

Cool New Time Trial Tech From The Giro d’Italia 2019

– The Giro d’Italia kicks off today with an eight kilometer individual time trial around Bologna, which has a serious sting in the tail, a two kilometer, very steep climb to the Basilica di San Luca. – Yeah, it’ll be interesting to see if that decisive climb at the end affects the tech choices that […]

Is Degreasing Your Chain A Waste Of Time? | The GCN Tech Clinic

– Okay, I’m back again to answer your technical problems, issues, queries, and anything else bike, geek related. (whoosh sound effects) Let’s crack on then with the first question. First up is Pete Warburton, “Can I use modern cabling, “inners and outers, on a vintage 10 speed bike build, “with a five speed freewheel, Campagnolo […]

Groupset, Components & Plot Twist | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 3

(whooshing logo) – Money on. And for another great video, in fact part one, exactly why we choose bike. How about clicking just down here. (huffs) (phone vibrates) – Oh, got someone one the phone, who’s that? Where’s my phone? It’s ringing, Lyody. Hello mate, yeah, yeah look, yeah it looks really good! Yeah, yeah, […]

Groupset, Components & Plot Twist | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 3

(whooshing logo) – Money on. And for another great video, in fact part one, exactly why we choose bike. How about clicking just down here. (huffs) (phone vibrates) – Oh, got someone one the phone, who’s that? Where’s my phone? It’s ringing, Lyody. Hello mate, yeah, yeah look, yeah it looks really good! Yeah, yeah, […]

Berlin Track Cycling World Championships Hottest Tech

Manon Lloyd: We’re here in Berlin at the Track Cycling World Championships, and there’s some pretty cool bikes, including the world’s most expensive track bike. Let’s go check it out. [music] Manon: First up, we got our hands on six-times Olympic gold medalist Jason Kenny’s bike. Now, I was actually lucky enough to ride one […]

8 Mountain Bike Pre Ride Checks

– Hello, everyone, here are eight things you should definitely bear in mind before you ride your bike, every single time. (whooshing) (upbeat music) It sounds crazy, (whooshing) but every single time I ride my bike, I always check the pressures beforehand. I also make sure the chain is lubed. Now, air pressures can go […]

Sebastián Molano’s Colnago Concept | Team UAE Emirates Pro Bike

Speaker 1: Sebastián Molano is a 25-year-old Colombian cyclist who currently rides for the UAE Team Emirates. He started his career on the track but now his strength is in bunched sprints on the road. In fact, he won three stages in the Tour Colombia 2.1 just this year. Enough about the rider though. What […]

How Do Mountain Bike Gears Actually Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycle derailleur gears were first seen in 1905 on a French two-speed setup. 115 years later, though, we’re still using the chain, the cassette, and the derailleur because they’re the most efficient way of having multiple gears on a bike. Early designs, though, were quite crude, and modern day transmissions are very different. They’re […]