Tag: bike tech

How To Change The Bearings In Your Mountain Bikes Front Wheel | MTB Maintenance

– Changing the sealed bearings in your front hub, it’s actually a short punchy job and shouldn’t take very long to do, let’s go through it. Bike-specific pulleys and presses, well they’re absolutely lovely to use. But in solidarity with our home mechanics I’m not going to be using them today. First things first, let’s […]

How To Fit A Press Fit Bottom Bracket

– I know, I know. Press fit bottom brackets. Some of you out there are huge fans of them and others may be not quite such lovers. Now I’ve actually never had any problems with them on any of my own bikes, but I am aware that some people that had have. But let’s a […]

Mountain Bike Suspension Tuning At Mojo Rising

– Mountain bikers are a varied breed. There are some of us that have no interest whatsoever in opening up our suspension units. Some of us, might be quite comfortable doing a lower leg or an air can service, but not much else. The next layer is people that are comfortable rebuilding dampers. But the […]

Ultrasonic Cleaning: How To Get A Super Clean Bike Chain & Cassette

Speaker: Cassettes and chains can get really dirty. Then everyone loves riding a clean bike. They look nicer, they’re faster, and the drivetrain is more efficient, and regular cleaning will make your components last longer. But cleaning takes time and effort, and it can be really difficult to get every last bit of dirt out […]

New Urban Cycling Tech At Eurobike 2018

– Here at Eurobike, there are loads of absolutely brilliant urban cycling solutions, including this dude’s cargo bike, which is probably the best way for getting around the show. – Yeah so easy to ride apparently, that any idiot could do it. – Wow, what are you talking about? – Sorry mate, no I didn’t […]

Best Way To Wash Cycling Kit Correctly? | GCN Tech Clinic

– Welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic, where I try and answer and solve your tech related problems. So if you’ve got one, make sure you leave it for me down there in the comments section below, or alternatively on all forms of social media, using the #AskGCNTech. Now with no […]

Richie Porte’s Trek Speed Concept Time Trial Bike

– I’m here with the Trek Speed Concept time trial bike belonging to Richie Porte of the Trek-Segafredo team. He’s new to the squad, the 2009 team. So let’s have a look at this beast of a bike, which the Tasmanian Devil is hoping to pilot to victory this season. (booming sounds) (rap backing music) […]

Dimension Data’s BMC Timemachine Road 01 | Ryan Gibbons’ Pro Bike

– This is the BMC Timemachine Road 01 of Dimension Data for 2019. Of course Dimension Data, they have swapped over from Cervelo bikes for the season. Let’s have a look at what I think is a really striking design. (lofi music) (graphic whooshing) (graphic thudding) And the Timemachine is the aero road race bike […]

Worst Bicycle Maintenance Mistakes You Must Avoid! | GCN Tech’s Top 5

– Maintenance mistakes, now I’m pretty sure that most of us have made one or two along the journey of our cycling path, but here are five that you definitely need to avoid. (chill instrumental music) A worn out rear tire, just swap it over with the front, it’ll be alright. No, do not do […]