Tag: chain length

Convert Your Bike To A 1x / Single Chainring Setup!

– Now, ranking up there in conversations in cycling, along with gravel bikes and tyre pressures and widths, certainly has to be the 1X drivetrain system. What is that exactly, then? Well, it’s when you have a single chainring on the front of the bike, and then on the rear of the bike, you tend […]

How To Shorten The Chain On Your Mountain Bike

– Hello sports fans. Today we’re going to be taking a look at our chains, how to ensure they’re the correct length and how to fit a new one. This is really important to optimize both performance and safety. (whooshing) (clanking) For this video, all you’re going to need is a chain-breaking tool as well […]

Best Tyre Width For A Road Bike? | GCN Tech Clinic

(electronic music) – Now welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic, where I do my very best to help you get your bike rolling again as fast as possible out there on the road. Remember as well to leave me your questions down there in the comments below. Let’s crack on then, […]

When to Replace a Chain on a Bicycle

Chains are a consumable part of the bicycle’s drivetrain. As you pile on the miles, your bike’s chain will wear out. The internal parts of the chain, the rollers and rivets, begin to wear down and give the illusion of stretching. This wear can cause the chain to mesh poorly with the cogs and chainrings, […]

How to Size a Bicycle Chain

Replacement chains for bicycles are always longer than you need. In this video we’ll take you step by step through chain sizing. Hello, Calvin Jones with Park Tool company. If you’re working on a bike with a single speed, or a bike with a Campagnolo derailleur, we have separate videos that cover sizing for those […]