Tag: ceramic

How & When To Replace Your Derailleur Jockey Wheels

– Jockey wheels, or pulley wheels, if you prefer, have a couple of very important jobs on your bicycle. First of all, they help move the derailleur across the cassette, allowing you to choose your gear, as well as keeping the chain nice and tensioned. Sadly, though, they do get worn out, because, they turn […]

Hottest New Tech From Eurobike 2019!

– Myself and Jon are here at Eurobike in Germany. The world’s biggest bike exhibition and trade show, on the hunt for hot, new tech. – Ollie, what are you wearing? (record scratching) – This is what everyone wears in Germany, Jon. – No, they don’t! – Lederhosen, socks, sandals, you’re part of my cunning […]

Si’s Custom Canyon Aeroad Hill Climb Bike

(dramatic music) – This is my Canyon Aeroad CF SLX, and yes you have seen it before many times, but then that’s not a surprise cause it’s over three years old now and it has even been the star of its own video on two prior occasions. But it has changed quite significantly recently because […]

Direct Mount vs Standard Mount Rear Derailleur | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

(intense music) – Welcome back to the GCN Tech Clinic, I’m sure you all know the drill by now, what it’s all about, but if you don’t, here’s a little reminder. So if you’ve got yourself a bike-related problem, so something’s not working, something’s annoying you, you want to know how something works possibly, leave […]

Evolution Of Mavic Bike Hubs

– Okay, so if I just hold this wheel up, I’m sure that many of you will be able to observe the fact it’s a Mavic wheel. Mavic, of course, is a name that’s synonymous with cycling. Its iconic black and yellow branding has been everywhere throughout the sport. Now although, these days, Mavic actually […]

Super Bike Vs Hyper Bike: Can You Go Faster If You Break The Rules?

(intense dramatic music) – [Narrator] In 2018, GCN made a hyper-bike. A bike that ripped up the rule book and then burned it. (flames crackling) But after that video a key question remained. Is a hyper-bike actually any good? – [Ollie] Honestly we didn’t know. So we’ve gone and built another one. Only this time […]

Beyond A Super Bike | Si’s Hyper Bike KOM Challenge

(dramatic music) – This is a video about not really being good enough to do something, but then seeing how much better you can make your bike to allow you to, hopefully, achieve your goal. Which, in this case, is riding really fast up a hill. Making my bike lighter thought isn’t going to cut […]

Best New Tech For Road Bikes Part 2 | Taipei Cycle Show 2018

– I’m back at the Taipei Bike Show for a look at more of the hottest new cycling tech, because this place is absolutely huge. There’s over 65,000 square meters of exhibition space, and over 1,000 individual exhibitors. So, strap yourselves in, and let’s get hunting for tech. (upbeat music) Yesterday, I saw a carbon […]

Essential Press Fit Bottom Bracket Maintenance

– This is a bottom bracket maintenance video, in particular we’re lookin’ at press fit bottom brackets because I know it’s something that often gets asked about on Ask GMBN Tech. Now it just so happens that my bike’s not been overly maintained throughout the summer. It’s very dusty and it is actually creaking down […]