Tag: f3

Building The Bike | Vintage Replica Bike Build Part 2

(whooshing) – Okay, the time has come to build up this bike into something that loosely resembles what the riders were using about 100 years ago. And while loads of you loved it when I built up that cheap bike to super bike so hopefully this may give some of you an inspiration too. Well, […]

How To Change A Tyre On Your Road Bike

(swoosh sound) – Now for most cyclists out there, it’s going to come to a point when it’s time to replace the tire on your bike. Perhaps it’s got a big cut in it and something which is not that safe to ride on or maybe you’ve actually just worn it out. Either way, for […]

How To Copy Your Road Bike Position | Bike Hire & Rental Set Up Tips

(exciting music) – Traveling with your bike is not always an easy option. Maybe you don’t have a bike box or a bike bag or don’t feel that confident taking apart your own bike. Plus an airline they are gonna charge you normally a premium to out your bike on that flight. This is where […]

How To Not Maintain Your Bike – Road Bike Maintenance

– We spend a lot of time here on GCN advising you about what you should do to maintain your bike. But very rarely do we say what you shouldn’t do. We’ve probably all been there, applying more and more pressure to a fragile, yet seemingly immovable bolt, only to find that instead of loosening […]

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 […]

How To Service Cartridge Bearings On Your Road Bike

– So the bearings on your bike take a lot of abuse. Whether or not you’re dropping a wattage bazooka, riding through bad weather, or just simply racking up the miles, or maybe it’s all of those. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make good of a rough feeling bearing. Now, the tools you […]

Building The Bike | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 4

– Right, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, building up the bike from scratch, something we see in the comments all the time. Now the eagle-eyed of you, first up, will notice it’s now got some logos on it. That’s thanks to the folks at Cycle-istiC who did in fact send some stickers […]

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 To Choose Aero Handlebars | Maintenance Monday

– You can spend almost as much money as you want on making your bike more aerodynamic but fundamentally, it’s actually your body that is the biggest drag holding you back. Actually, for most of us, our bodies just hold us back full stop, but anyway, let’s gloss over that shall we? The single best […]