Tag: gears

Ultrasonic Cleaning: How To Get A Super Clean Bike Chain & Cassette

Speaker: Cassettes and chains can get really dirty. Then everyone loves riding a clean bike. They look nicer, they’re faster, and the drivetrain is more efficient, and regular cleaning will make your components last longer. But cleaning takes time and effort, and it can be really difficult to get every last bit of dirt out […]

Get More From Your Gravel Bike | Upgrades For Your Ride

– We’ve covered how to choose your gravel bike. We’ve even covered some of the trickier choices, like should you run one-by or two-by? But what about upgrading your bike? In the last of this series, with Shimano’s GRX groupset we’re going to be looking at doing exactly that. Oh, and if you’re a traditionalist, […]

Just How Much Better Is Electronic Shifting? | GCN Tech Clinic

– Welcome to the Tech Clinic. Unfortunately, Jon couldn’t make it today, because, – I’ve been snowed in. Can’t even get out of my gate. Although people are walking through my field to go sledding, but don’t worry, normal service will resume shortly. – However, fear not. I have braved the treacherous arctic conditions, and […]

Why Your Road Bikes Gears Are Skipping | GCN Tech Clinic

(exciting music) – Welcome back to another episode of the GCN TECH Clinic, where I try and help and solve your bike related problems with years worth of knowledge that I’ve somehow managed to keep inside of my brain. Right, with no further ado then, let’s crack on. Actually, no, first up, if you got […]

1x Vs 2x Groupsets: Which Is Best For Your Gravel Bike?

(gentle music) – If you’re buying a gravel wire one choice you’re likely to be faced with is whether or not you go, for a double chain ring or a single chain ring option. Either two by or one by. Now given that Shimano have just launched their first ever one by drop bar specific […]

How Cheaply Can You Build A Fixed Gear Bike? | Cheap Bike To Fixie Ep.1

– Sometimes, you can’t beat the simplicity of riding along on a bike with no gears. Maybe to commute to work, or pop to the shops, or even a little pootle around with your mates. In this series of videos, we’re going to convert a commonly available old road bike into a fashionable fixie. Oh, […]

Are 1x Drivetrains The Future Of Cycling? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 2

– Hello and welcome to episode two of the GCN Tech show. Thank you so much for all your support and positive comments last week. We will again be bringing you the latest and greatest from the world of bike tech. – And we tackle another hot topic: Is 1x a compromise too far or […]