Tag: drivetrain

5 More Hacks To Make Your Bike Even Faster

– Back again to help you go faster on your bike. Recently I gave you five hacks to make your bike just that little bit faster. And well, as ever, you lot got stuck into the comments and gave me some suggestions of your own. So here’s five more ways in which you can really […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 & When To Change A Chain On Your Road Bike

(logo whooshing) – Maintaining a bike’s chain is something which is quite controversial with bike tech lovers out there because well, let’s face it, there are plenty of different ways of doing so. The chain obviously, is ultra important part of your bicycle because it allows you to transfer the power from your legs through […]

Hottest New Road Bike Tech | Eurobike 2018

– Brace yourselves because coming up we have got some the hottest, new road bike tech out there. – That’s right, we’re here at Eurobike. 13 halls and over 1400 exhibitors, showing the latest and greatest products. – We’ve got our work cut out Ollie, we better get a move on. You go that way, […]

In Between The Races with Thömus RN Swiss Bike Team | SHIMANO

The track in Val Di Sole was quite cool. It was proper mountain bike. The uphills were at bit too steep for my taste… …but the downhills I really liked. They were fast, some jumps. I think for the spectators it was great, also for the riders. – For me the start went really well. […]

Bike Talk with Maja Włoszczowska | SHIMANO

We’re here with Maja Włoszczowska… – Once again! We’re here with Maja Włoszczowska… …it’s so hard! – Włoszczowska… – It’s like you curl your tongue or something… Włoszczowska… – You’re getting closer. – We’re here with Maja Włoszczowska… …and we’re going to do a Bike Talk. Maja, you’re going to tell us all about your […]

Tracy Moseley – Make Your Mark | SHIMANO

In my mind I feel like I’d love to be between the tapes… …and pushing the limits and seeing… …how fast I could go. At the speed that we ride… …some of the amazing technologies… …made the sport go from looking kind of quick… …to looking ridiculously fast. My riding now has become so far […]