Tag: experiment

Are Mullet Bikes Faster? | Is Mixed Wheel Size Better For MTB?

– Welcome back you beautiful people. And today is an experimental day. Yes, we’re are going to get a lot of numbers. I’m going to go super technical for myself where I’m going to be switching out my 29 inch wheel on the rear to a 27.5, turning it into a mullet bike to find […]

Does Degreaser Destroy Bikes And Their Bearings?

– Will degreaser damage the bearings in your bike? It’s a question a lot of cyclists ask. So we’ve decided to do an experiment. Well, we’re gonna do two experiments. But before we crack on, make sure you click Subscribe if you haven’t already, and also click the little bell icon as this will give […]

Does Weight Matter On A Mountain Bike? | Lightweight Vs Heavy MTB

– Now there’s long been a push in the market for sort of lighter and lighter bikes, and known to be pedaling a tank uphill, but can actually that heavier bike play any benefit when going back down? Well so today we’re going to have a little look, by adding weights and doing a few […]

Seated Vs Out The Saddle Climbing – Which Is Better?

(logo whooshing) – Emma, I’ve been wondering, some cyclists seem to go better uphill when they’re standing, whilst others seem to go stronger when they’re seated. – Yeah, that’s a good point. I always thought it was just about the gradient, so obviously when it’s steep, better off standing and if it’s a more draggy […]

The Narrowest Bars In MTB? | Blake’s Narrow Handlebar Challenge

– Whoa! So twitchy! Paradise Palms, here we go, dude! Whoa! Oh oh oh! My heart’s in my mouth. Welcome back, you beautiful people. Yes, you have read right. I want to see how narrow I can go with the bar width. Now, my preferred bar width is 770 or 760. I’m running 760 at […]

NASA Climbing Robot Scales Cliffs and Looks for Life

[Magestic music] [vehicles drive by on gravel] [LEMUR-3 RAISING A ROBOT]>>[NARRATOR] Titus Canyon An area lying in the north of Death Valley National Park. Hundreds of millions of years ago this dark landscape lay beneath warm tropical seas. Today it is the site for a field test conducted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.>>[Male] Three, two, […]

What Should You Wear When It Rains? | Softshell Vs Hardshell Cycling Jackets

– If you’re looking for rain protection when you ride, you’ll be faced with a choice of two types of jackets, a traditional waterproof, which is often called a hardshell because the fabric isn’t very stretchy and it kind of feels a bit stiff. The other option is a softshell jacket, which is much softer, […]