Tag: gearing

Road Bike Maintenance : How to Measure your Bicycle Seat Height

So, when we are fitting up our road bike to make sure that it’s comfortable, and a fairly safe fit, a good baseline is: wear your cycling shorts, wear some cycling shoes, and then what you want to do is, you want to get on the bike, leaning up against something like a wall, and […]

How Does Gearing Change An E-Bike’s Ability To Climb

– Some people think that because we have a motor we can tackle the longest, tallest and steepest hills in the world. But that is simply untrue. However, there are many factors that affect our ability to tackle climbs. Such things as rider weight, ground conditions, bike geometry, and of course rider skill. But there’s […]

Road Bike Maintenance : Choose the Right Pedals for a Road Bike

If you are predominantly riding mountain bikes I recommend using the same type of pedal on your road bike as you do on your mountain bike. One less thing to get use to, a little bit cheaper because you can use the same shoes, and there is not going to be a marked performance difference. […]

Road Bike Maintenance : How to Ride a Road Bike

Even if you’ve worked long and hard to perfect the way your mountain bike fits, you’re not going to be able to instantly get on a road bike and feel comfortable, or be able to set it up exactly the same. The reason you can’t set up a road bike exactly the same, is because […]

What’s The Best Cheap Electric Bike? | Ask EMBN Anything About E Biking

– E-mountain biking brings up so many questions, queries, and problems, which is why here at Ask EMBN we discuss and attempt to answer some of your issues. (electronic buzzing) – ‘Kay, so let’s get into it. We’ve got one here from Fynn Carlin. Ask EMBN, What’s the best cheap E-bike? And Steve are in […]

Entry Level Hub-Drive Vs Mid-Drive E-Bikes | What’s the Difference?

– You’re about to buy your first ever e-mountain bike, and why not, if you can take the sting out of climbs, and get you to places like this. Just a little bit easier. – Entry level e-bikes: hub-drive versus mid-drive. What exactly can you get for your money? (energetic music) – So here then, […]

Road Bike Maintenance : How to Make Shift Adjustments to a Road Bike

We also want to make sure that the height of our derailer when we are shifting to the smallest chambering is we have clearance to shift up and down, nothing hits. We are parallel with the chambering; we can see that if we look from the front we are parallel. Then to make sure that […]

Road Bike Maintenance : Learn Regular Maintenance for Road Bikes

Things that you want to do, as needed, are replace the housing for your brakes and your shifting when they got worn, gunked up, or corroded. You can see here on my rear derailleur — it’s probably time to replace this housing. It’s all cracked, and rusty, and nasty. And that’s been in there for […]

5 Hacks For Perfect Shifting On Your Road Bike

– Coming up, we’ve got five hacks to make setting up your gears easier, and also cure your shifting headaches. First up, correctly setting the limit screws on your derailleurs is a really important job. Potentially saving you from some very expensive mechanical disasters, particularly here on the rear derailleur, and our pro hack is […]