Tag: chain

Brompton chain tensioner / derailleur fitting

Sound of wheel freewheeling This is a chain tensioner and this is a chain tensioner and this is a chain tensioner. There are two types of chain tensioners used on Brompton folding bicycles. This is the chain tensioner used on the one and three-speed Brompton bicycles it was also used on the five speed bicycles. […]

How To Make A Chain Keeper For Less Than $2 | Maintenance Mondays

– Now, we get sent in loads of your homemade chain keepers for the hacks and budget section of the GCN Show. I’m a firm believer that a chain keeper is an essential part of every cyclist’s belongings. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make your own. (slow techno music) So what are you […]

How To Maximise Chain Life | E-Bike Maintenance Tips

– You know sometimes I feel like that sprocket and chains on e-bikes are little bit like teeth in your mouth. If you don’t brush your teeth, you don’t oil a chain, it’ll cost you a lot of money. So today then, let’s have a look on how to maximize your chain life. Right, before […]

GCN Tech Unboxing: Shimano GRX Di2 Groupset

– Welcome to another amazing GCN Tech unboxing. Where, as ever, you have a chance to win. And this week we’ve got a ridiculously good prize. A brand new, complete Shimano GRX RX800 Di2 group set. A whole group set! How awesome is that? I mean, unfortunately, I’m not allowed to enter. But one very […]

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 […]

The Theory of Oval Chain Rings | ROTOR Factory Tour

(whooshing) – We’re here at the Rotor HQ and factory in Madrid to find out how Q Rings are made, the science behind them, and then to go for a ride on them. And I’m really excited, some of my best results were in Q Rings and it’s been a while since I last used […]

5 More Great Road Bike Upgrades Under $50

(metal music) – Now you the viewers, absolutely loved that video where I talked about the upgrades you could make for under $50, 45 euros or 40 pounds. And I asked you to suggest down in the comment section, what you would upgrade. So, today let’s run through some of your ideas for under those […]

How To Buy An E-Bike

– You have decided to buy an E mountain bike, and I have to say, it is a mighty fine idea. But how and where do you actually drop that hard earned cash? Do you buy it online? Do you go to an independent bike shop? Do you go to a chain store? Or do […]