Tag: Clean

Mid Winter Bike Check | Road Bike Maintenance Tips

– The winter is a harsh time to ride, and nothing will bear the brunt of the elements more than your bicycle. Follow this quick guide to keep your wheels spinning sweetly this winter. So now that we’re inside in the warm and dry, we’re going to take a little bit of time to run […]

Electric DIY scooter/bike: silent, clean and cheap.

Hello. My name is Sarunas and this time I present my latest creation – this scooter. It is special, because it is electric, converted from gasoline, model Peugeot JetForce 50. Original petrol engine power was 3.5kW, and now, average long-term power is 7kW. It can be fully charged in 20-30 minutes from any 220V mains […]

How To Lube A Bike Chain | GCN Tech’s Guide To Oiling Your Bicycle Chain

(upbeat music) – Lubricating your chain is not necessarily as easy as it may sound, certainly not for everybody out there. So the purpose of lubricating your chain is basically to have more efficient drivetrains, that means a lower friction, as well as reducing the chance of any corrosion, plus the chance of wearing out […]

How To: Clean and Lube Your Bike Chain

Hello, and welcome back to yet another bicycle tutorial brought to you by a bearded man wearing flannel! Keeping your bike chain clean and lubed is one of the best ways to extend the life of your drive train and keep your bike shifting smoothly. Even better, it’s an easy task you can do from […]

5 Essential Winter Maintenance Tips & Hacks | Winter-Proof Your Road Bike

(logo whooshes) – The winter is the enemy for so many cyclists out there and quite often you actually find them hibernating up until spring time. However, get yourself some decent clothes and you can beat, or at least be protected against those elements. Your bike though, that requires some specialist care, doesn’t it? Or […]

Drivetrain Deep Clean | Make Your Road Bike Ride Like New

– Riding a bike in the the rain is part and parcel of cycling. Many people out there, however, they don’t necessarily enjoy it, but the way I look at it, is that your skin’s water proof, so what have you got to lose? However, your bike parts can take an absolute battering from the […]

How To Choose Mudguards For Your Road Bike | Fender Installation Tips

– Mudguards or fenders? And for many cyclists out there, a really stable part of winter cycling. The thought of riding along and getting your precious bike covered in grime is a nightmare for plenty of us, warriors of the road. Not to mention the thought of replacing parts sooner than they necessarily need to […]

How To Clean Your Bike | GCN Tech’s Perfect Bike Wash

– It’s that time of year, where in the northern hemisphere we start to say goodbye to the winter months and instead get better weather. And with that in mind, there’s no better time, let’s face it, to actually clean up your bike so it’s looking and working just like new, or as close as […]

How Can I Improve My Climbing? | Ask GCN Anything

(logo swooshing) – Welcome to this week’s Ask GCN Anything. Today we will be answering your questions on how to improve your climbing, what’s best to specialize in, TTs, climbing, or sprinting, and how are disc brakes gonna improve as more pros start using them. – Interesting. And don’t forget, if you’d like to get […]