Tag: brakes

Should Disc Brakes Be Allowed? – GCN Asks The Pros

– Disc brakes have been a huge source of controversy and debate in the Pro Peloton and in cycling media. But what better place to get the actual opinion on whether or not they should be used in the race than the Pro Peloton, and what better place to ask the question than stage one […]

Vaea Verbeeck: Still Growing – Make Your Mark | SHIMANO

If you set your mind to wanting to learn something new, to just do it and make a plan for it, it’s totally do-able. I started riding and I grew up riding with my guy friends, and they were never, like, “Oh, you’re a girl,” like, “you can’t come along.” By gathering women together, we’re […]

Thomas Vanderham – This Is Home | SHIMANO

– I just struck gold here. This was my binder. It kinda served as my resume for a lot of years. I remember walking this thing all around the Interbike show, like visiting sponsors and stuff. This big clunky thing. You wanna hear the opening line? “Mountain biking is a sport which allows you “to […]

Bike Talk – Loris Vergier about his Santa Cruz 29er | SHIMANO

Hi, this is my new beast… …a brand new Santa Cruz 29er. We’ve tried to adapt it to fit big wheels. We’ve changed the angle a little bit. It has a full Shimano set up. We have 203mm disc brake rotors… …to try to slow the beast. And a Saint transmission. We’ve tried to adapt […]

Why Ollie Chose Rim Brakes For His New Pinarello Dogma F12

– This absolute beauty is my brand new Pinarello Dogma F12 with rim brakes. In GCN colors. It’s the exact same model as ridden by Team INEOS in the Tour de France and it’s available in both rim brakes and disc brakes. Now, I’m going to tell you all about my new bike and why […]

Dübendorf CX course check with Lukas Flückiger | SHIMANO

We are here in Dübendorf, where the cyclocross world championships takes place. Right now everyone is on their training laps, checking out the course. So is Lukas Flückiger, the Swiss pro rider. Let’s follow him and let’s see what he thinks about the track. – Two months ago I had the feeling it’s super flat… […]

How Cheaply Can You Build A Fixed Gear Bike? | Cheap Bike To Fixie Ep.1

– Sometimes, you can’t beat the simplicity of riding along on a bike with no gears. Maybe to commute to work, or pop to the shops, or even a little pootle around with your mates. In this series of videos, we’re going to convert a commonly available old road bike into a fashionable fixie. Oh, […]