Tag: bike wash

How To Clean A Dirty Road Bike In A Hurry – GCN’s Rapid Bike Wash

We often say—and I mean we really often say here at GCN— that you should keep your bike clean. And you should. But there are times when perhaps after a really long, wet ride or maybe, after just weeks and weeks of riding and not looking after it that your bike may end up looking […]

5 Essential Winter Maintenance Tips & Hacks | Winter-Proof Your Road Bike

(logo whooshes) – The winter is the enemy for so many cyclists out there and quite often you actually find them hibernating up until spring time. However, get yourself some decent clothes and you can beat, or at least be protected against those elements. Your bike though, that requires some specialist care, doesn’t it? Or […]

How To Choose Mudguards For Your Road Bike | Fender Installation Tips

– Mudguards or fenders? And for many cyclists out there, a really stable part of winter cycling. The thought of riding along and getting your precious bike covered in grime is a nightmare for plenty of us, warriors of the road. Not to mention the thought of replacing parts sooner than they necessarily need to […]

How To Clean Your Bike | GCN Tech’s Perfect Bike Wash

– It’s that time of year, where in the northern hemisphere we start to say goodbye to the winter months and instead get better weather. And with that in mind, there’s no better time, let’s face it, to actually clean up your bike so it’s looking and working just like new, or as close as […]

How To Clean Your Bike On Holiday Or Travelling | Maintenance Monday

– You’ve come away on the riding trip of a lifetime, you’ve been on perfect roads in perfect weather, and then one day this happens. Which is a problem. But you ride anyway, because you’re hard as nails, obviously And then, then you have an issue because your bike is now absolutely filthy. So what […]

How To Remove Rounded Bolts | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Welcome to this week’s Ask GCN Anything mechanical special edition, where we answer questions that you’ve sent in. I’m gonna waste no time. I’m gonna get straight to it. First up is a question from Jim Watkinson. Grease or copper slip on threads or seatposts? Wow, great question Jim. It totally depends on the […]

The 5 Minute Bike Wash – How To Clean Your Bike In A Hurry

cleaning bikes can be a real pain but I hate riding dirty black actually hate it so that’s come up with a way of keeping my bikes clean that didn’t take ages and wasn’t a faff here’s my five minute by cleaning routine that I can do immediately after every ride especially in the wet […]

How Do You Keep Your Bike’s Chain & Cassette Rust Free? | GCN Tech Clinic

(dramatic whooshing noises) – Welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic. (quiet calming background music) If you’ve got yourself a bike related problem, no matter what it is, make sure you leave it down there in the comment section and I’ll do my best to answer it in an upcoming episode. Alternatively, […]

How To Build A DIY Bike Wash Station | Blake Builds

(bouncy music) (thump and crackling) – Welcome back, you beautiful people! Today, it’s gonna be your lucky day. I’m gonna show you how to make one of these, a DIY wash station, with brushes and shelf to go with. (laughs) Let’s get started! Okay, before we get started, you’re gonna need a few essential materials […]