Tag: clean bike

How To Clean A Cyclo-cross Bike Like A Pro Mechanic

– All right, so, the rain has started to fall here at the Trek CXC Cup and I’ve got Mike Berry, one of the mechanics at the cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com team and we’re going to go back over to your trailer and we’re going to learn how to clean one of these bikes. – Absolutely. – All […]

7 Ways You’re Destroying Your Mountain Bike | MTB Maintenance Tips

– Mountain bikes may well be tough old things. They can take a hell of a pasting out on the trails, but they’re not invincible. It’s entirely possible that you’re slowly, or actually in some cases, rapidly, aging your pride and joy. So let’s take a look at those things that really do kill your […]

How Do You Keep Your Bike’s Chain & Cassette Rust Free? | GCN Tech Clinic

(dramatic whooshing noises) – Welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic. (quiet calming background music) If you’ve got yourself a bike related problem, no matter what it is, make sure you leave it down there in the comment section and I’ll do my best to answer it in an upcoming episode. Alternatively, […]

9 Ways To Upgrade Your Road Bike Without Spending Any Money

For many of us upgrading our bikes is one of the enjoyable parts of cycling But have you ever thought about a number of ways which you can upgrade your bike and your ride without spending any money at all Seriously, I think for most of us there is some degree of optimization. We can […]

How Not To Wash Your Mountain Bike After A Ride

– [Narrator] How not to wash your pride and joy, we recommend that you do not follow most of these practices. We had to show you how not to do it, so you don’t learn the hard way. This is for your entertainment purposes only. – Oh man, look my bike’s still muddy. At least […]

Top 10 Money Saving Mountain Bike Maintenance Tips

Mountain biking can be expensive, but these are our top ten money saving maintenance tips. Keep your bike clean. If you roll in straight into the garage after a wet ride with only a token gesture of a bit of WD-40, then you’ll probably find plenty of seized and stiff bearings the following weekend. A […]

Wide Tyres, Rim Brakes & MTB Mechs | GCN Tech Clinic

(Whoosh, Shutter, Click sounds) – Back again for another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic, where we help solve and answer your bike related technical problems. So, you can get rolling again as smooth and fast as ever. Let’s crack on, shall we, with the first question this week. Oh, by the way, if you’ve […]

How To Get A Perfectly Clean Chain + Drivetrain | Mountain Bike Maintenance

(upbeat music) – Keeping your drivetrain clean is essential to prolong the life of it, not only that though, it will make sure that you will get crisp shifting every single time. The first thing that you’ve probably spotted is, the fact, that my bike is filthy. So, before we get into this mechanical, I’m […]

The Best Money Saving Hacks For MTB Maintenance: Part 2

– Back again with a whole number of hacks and bodges that are pretty cheap to do and a whole number of top tips that are gonna save you money. (mellow music) Goggles and mountain biking, go together like tea and biscuits. But what happens when your lenses get scratched? You throw ’em in the […]