Tag: handlebars

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, […]

Creak Or Click? Six Ways To Fix Your Noisy Bike

[High Intensity Music] – Picture it; you’re riding along, enjoying the sunshine, taking in the views. And all of a sudden, what’s that you can hear? It’s a creak, it’s a click. Basically, as soon as that noise comes, it’s likely to annoy you and anyone else who you’re riding along with. So today, let’s […]

Personalise Your EMTB | How To Set Up A New E-Bike

– So today we’re gonna be lookin’ at settin’ up our E-bikes, common problems that happen after those first few rides, and a few setup techniques too. (electronic noises) So by law any bike that is sold in the UK needs to come out of the shop with reflectors, we’re talkin’ front reflectors, rear reflector, […]

How To Setup Your Road Bike For Bad Roads Or Cobbles!

– So the Northern Classics are here upon us, and it’s probably my favorite time of the season. Actually, it is my favorite time of the season. But what makes these races so special are those cobbled sectors. And this is probably the only race in the calendar where pros make a huge difference in […]

How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

– With the Cobbled Classic season here upon us, we start to see some changes on the bikes of professional cyclists. One of the most common changes is in fact, double wrapping handlebar tape. The reason they do so is to get a little bit more extra comfort when riding over cobblestones. However, it’s not […]

How To Build Confidence When Descending On A Road Bike

– Descending is a joy. After all the hard work of pedalling up a climb, this is the reward. The thrill of speed, gloriously effortless, exciting and fun. – Well, for some of us, maybe not. This video is for those of you who don’t find much joy in descending. Those of you who are […]

How To Improve Your Position On The Bike

If you’re new to cycling, you’ll probably have worked out some, if not all of the basic positions available to you on the bike, but knowing when to use them is a different matter. Here’s our beginners guide to working out the best positions for riding your bike. There are two main fundamental positions available […]

How to Wrap Handlebars for Road Bikes

Calvin Jones here, Park Tool Company. In this video, we’re going to walk to the procedures of wrapping the drop style handlebars. There are many types of handlebar tapes available. They all vary in strength. Before you begin wrapping, if you’re unfamiliar with the brand, grab the end of the tape and pull to get […]