Tag: maintain

Mid Winter Bike Check | Road Bike Maintenance Tips

– The winter is a harsh time to ride, and nothing will bear the brunt of the elements more than your bicycle. Follow this quick guide to keep your wheels spinning sweetly this winter. So now that we’re inside in the warm and dry, we’re going to take a little bit of time to run […]

How To Safety Check A Retro Mountain Bike | GMBN Freak Week

– Okay a bit more of an unusual one this week. You might notice this fine specimen of a bike in front of me here. This is a 1993 Diamond Back Sorento. Why have I got this? Well, this week is our freak week. Doing a whole bunch of weird and wonderful things. But the […]

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 […]

Basic Mountain Bike Air Shock Service

– We often tell you here at GMBN Tech how to look after your bike, and in particular, we tend to look at things the transmission, because that’s the stuff that really has to put up with your day to day use. But equally, your suspension forks get a bit of a hard time, and […]

How To Care For Your Disc Brakes | Road Bike Maintenance

– Disc brakes offer reliable braking performance in all weather conditions. Even those die hard rim brake fans of you, you need to admit this too. What’s talked about less though, is actually the maintenance required to get them working in tip top condition. The good news is, with these three simple tasks we can […]

How To Fix Up An Old MTB | Mountain Bike Maintenance

– You can buy old mountain bikes for not a lot of money now. Like this old downhill bike, you can get this for a couple hundred pounds, or dollars, off something like Ebay, or a friend. Maybe it’s been lying in his shed for 15 years. This is how to check over an old […]