Tag: gears

How To Clean Your Bike Like A Pro

In order to make sure you’re components are in good working order and to make your bike last longer it’s very important to clean it after every ride. On a grand tour for example pro team mechanics will clean around 9 bikes each and every day, as for the process, well if you’re not a […]

How Do Bike Gears Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycles have gears to help you ride more efficiently when going uphill, downhill, and on the flat across all varied terrain. Without easy gears, you’d grind to a halt when trying to go up steep hills and without bigger gears, well you wouldn’t be able to pedal fast enough when going downhill. But how […]

How To Set Up & Index Road Bike Gears | Road Bike Maintenance

– Skipping or badly performing gears are a terrible thing to have. The game of gear roulette when you shift a lever and hoping the chain goes onto the correct sprocket can be a frustrating thing. So let’s solve those gearing problems. (futuristic music) Now in the setup we’re looking at today, it’s operated by […]

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 […]

How To Fix Cycling Shifting Problems On Road Bike | What Does This Do?

okay i’m in stoney creek Branford Connecticut March 21st it’s a Tuesday afternoon about 57 56 degrees maybe load the cooler down here by the water and I’m heading home this is a first ride of the year kind of first official ride I’d been up for a couple times I’m just kind of doing […]

How To Get Perfect Gear Shifting On Your E-Bike

– E-bikes may well offer you electrical assistance on your bike, but you still need to have full use of your gears in order to maximize on that. Now, adjusting the gears on any mountain bike is important, but it’s absolutely vital on an e-bike because with no adjustments, that motor can wreak havoc to […]

Mountain Biking Maintenance and Repair : Choose Gears on a Mountain Bike

For the vast majority of people that are somewhere, just in the middle of the mountain bike spectrum, the stock gearing that they sell is great. For people who are looking to do really specific things, or are really fit racers, or real extreme riders, they have some other options to pursue. For people who […]

How Do You Keep Your Bike’s Chain & Cassette Rust Free? | GCN Tech Clinic

(dramatic whooshing noises) – Welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic. (quiet calming background music) If you’ve got yourself a bike related problem, no matter what it is, make sure you leave it down there in the comment section and I’ll do my best to answer it in an upcoming episode. Alternatively, […]

How To Get Perfect Gear Shifting On Your Road Bike

– Poor shifting gears are very likely to turn your bike ride into a miserable experience. Now, playing the game of gear shifting roulette is not one that anybody out there should have to undertake. Riding along, spinning your cranks, pressing your gear leaver, and hoping that the chain engages into the correct sprocket. Frightening […]