Tag: maintenance monday

Drivetrain Deep Clean | Make Your Road Bike Ride Like New

– Riding a bike in the the rain is part and parcel of cycling. Many people out there, however, they don’t necessarily enjoy it, but the way I look at it, is that your skin’s water proof, so what have you got to lose? However, your bike parts can take an absolute battering from the […]

How To Service Cartridge Bearings On Your Road Bike

– So the bearings on your bike take a lot of abuse. Whether or not you’re dropping a wattage bazooka, riding through bad weather, or just simply racking up the miles, or maybe it’s all of those. Today, I’m gonna show you how to make good of a rough feeling bearing. Now, the tools you […]

How To Change A Spoke On Your Mountain Bike | MTB Maintenance

– Replacing a spoke can be one of those really annoying but it’s such an easy task. In my case, I actually rode through a bush, a stick got caught in the wheel and snapped the spoke. It could come down to fatigue that you need to replace that spoke, and in this video we’re […]

How To Swap Hydraulic Brake Hoses | MTB Maintenance

– On occasion, you may need to swap your brake hoses over. This could be, because you got a hire bike and they’re the wrong way round for you. Or perhaps, you bought a bike using direct sales, it’s come straight in a cardboard box. One thing to bear in mind though, if you’re not […]

How To Refurbish A Rear Derailleur | Road Bike Maintenance

We spend an awful lot of time on GCN’s Maintenance Monday videos trying to make our bikes look and perform like new. But, let’s face it, for a lot of us, we’re also going to be just trying to keep old parts working. Or maybe even reconditioning and renovation old parts so that they do […]

Grease, Lubricant, Threadlock, Fibregrip: What & Where Should You Use It?

– So walking into a bike shop, it can pretty confusing with such a vast array of products on the shelves. And what we’re gonna tackle today is lubricants, greases, and thread locks, and where and when to actually use them on your bike, as they are actually specific to each part and also seasonal […]

6 Money Saving Mountain Bike Hacks

– Once you’ve got yourself a mountain bike and a decent helmet, going riding doesn’t have to cost much money. However, riding regularly on rough terrain will inevitably lead to worn out components and transmissions and a few broken things here and there. However, with regular maintenance and a bit of smart thinking, you don’t […]