Tag: braking

Top 5 Essential Skills For Mountain Bikers To Practise | MTB Skills

(upbeat music) – Pedalling a regular cadence will help you to ride smoothly. By that, I mean trying to keep a good average power through the peddles rather than power surges or trying to use too big a gear. (tires riding over gravel) Most of us have probably a slightly different preferred natural cadence. It’s […]

How To Brake To Go Faster | MTB Skills

– Braking to go faster? Yep, that’s right. What I’m really talking about here is trying to improve your breaking technique, to smooth it out, find more grip on the trail, and that could make you faster. I think braking well is one of those skills that just improves the more time you spend on […]

Four Ways To Improve Your Mountain Biking, And Avoid Common Mistakes

– Well, there’s not necessarily a wrong way of riding a trail. Now you’re probably wondering what is this video all about? Well, there is a few tips in here that I’m gonna show you on that’s gonna improve your safety, and give you a little bit more fun out there, and a bit more […]

How To Ride Tight & Steep Switchback Corners On Your Mountain Bike

– Tight and steep switchback corners are really hard to get right. Sometimes you don’t ever really get them right, you just wobble around them and off you go. They tend to be more in sort of steep situations. Some parts of The Alps have endless amounts of tight switchbacks. When you have a switchback […]

Super Bike Vs. Mid-Range Bike | GCN Tech Geek Edition

(electronic whoosh) – Hello and welcome to another GCN Tech Geek Edition video. A few months back, over on GCN, we released our cheap bike versus superbike video. And it stirred up a whole load of debate. And having read the comments, we felt we definitely needed to revisit the subject, but at a different […]

How To Corner On A Cyclocross Bike | Emma Does Cyclo-Cross Episode 3

– Here we are, it is lesson three of my attempt to learn cyclo-cross. What’s up next, Si? – Well, today we are gonna be looking at how to control a bike in loose and slippery conditions. It’s one of the big fundamental differences between road, where hopefully you almost never lose traction and off-road, […]

How To Care For Your Rim Brakes | Road Bike Maintenance

– So following on from our video of TLC for disc brakes, we had loads of requests for TLC for rim brakes. And who am I to let you down? So here are seven tips for you so that your brakes slow you down and don’t let you down. (upbeat music) So checking out your […]

How Much Faster Can You Stop With Disc Brakes?

– [Dan] Disc brakes really divide opinion amongst cyclists. What you’ll generally find is that people who’ve used them will rave about them, whilst those that haven’t will simply say that they’re unnecessary. Now, what we can say is that, given that we’ve ridden and raced on rim brakes for many years, they’re certainly not […]