Tag: d2

Is Degreasing Your Chain A Waste Of Time? | The GCN Tech Clinic

– Okay, I’m back again to answer your technical problems, issues, queries, and anything else bike, geek related. (whoosh sound effects) Let’s crack on then with the first question. First up is Pete Warburton, “Can I use modern cabling, “inners and outers, on a vintage 10 speed bike build, “with a five speed freewheel, Campagnolo […]

How To Climb Out Of The Saddle

– A la danser, they call it in French. Dancing on the pedals. Some people just make it look so smooth and so elegant and yet some people dread it. Mostly because they find it pretty hard. Well, I think riding out of the saddle is 90% technique and only 50% effort. So, here is […]

How To Prevent Numb Hands | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(lively music) – Welcome to another edition of Ask GCN anything. Without further ado, we’re going to get right in with the questions with this over on Twitter from Ian M. Stewart who asks, “Hey GCN, when I ride, “even for an hour, my hands get numb. “Is it my stem, my bars, or my […]

Ollie’s Everesting Challenge Bike | Canyon Ultimate CF SLX

(booming) – In this video I’m going to go through the bike and kit I used to Everest the Passo di Valparola in Alta Badia. Now there will be a full video on the ride itself, so stayed tuned for that, especially if you’re a big fan of watching others suffer in an undignified way […]

How Can I Stop Cramp? | Ask GCN Anything

– Happy New Year and welcome back to another Ask GCN Anything. – This week we have questions on cramping, how to travel with hydraulic disc brakes and bike insurance. – Yup, don’t forget the hashtags are still the same as they were last year, #torquebag for all your cycling related questions and to have […]

Alfa Romeo 155 – Test & Hill Climb (ENG SUBS)

We are in a very nice route By the sea we are… …in Kameiros Skala (Rhodes – Greece) and we drive an Alfa Romeo 155 factory code Alfa Romeo Tipo 167 This car (155) was produced to replace Alfa Romeo 75 (75 was a legentary and beloved RWD car) in the decade of 90’s 155 […]

Can You Really Put Out More Power On Climbs?

– Why is it that it seems so much easier, both physically but also mentally, to hold high power on a climb than on a flat? – You what? – Well it’s something I noticed back in the day when I was racing, was that I could hold higher power for longer, uphill. – I’m […]

Alfa Romeo 155 – Test & Hill Climb (ENG SUBS)

We are in a very nice route By the sea we are… …in Kameiros Skala (Rhodes – Greece) and we drive an Alfa Romeo 155 factory code Alfa Romeo Tipo 167 This car (155) was produced to replace Alfa Romeo 75 (75 was a legentary and beloved RWD car) in the decade of 90’s 155 […]

Is A 1x Drivetrain The Right Choice For You?

– Pro cycling team Aqua Blue recently announced that they would be using 3T frames for the 2018 season. It caused something of a ruckus. Firstly because the frames are disc brake only. So controversy one. And then secondly because you can’t use a front derailleur with them. It just won’t fit. So they have […]