Tag: mtb maintenance

5 Minute Gear Adjust | How To Set Up Your Mountain Bike Gears Correctly

– This is a nice, simple video about tuning your gears fast. I’m going to show you everything you need to know about your front derailleur, your rear derailleur and both your shifters in order to get your gears set up in just five minutes. (dramatic music) Okay well firstly, why would you want to […]

GMBN Tech Essentials Ep.5 | Replace MTB Gear Cables

– This is the GMBN Tech essential series Our easy to follow series of maintaining and looking after your bike. Now, although the transmission drivetrain of your bike does look quite complicated, it’s actually pretty simple when you take a good look at it. Now in last week’s video, we took a look at the […]

How To Fix Fork Suck Down On Your Mountain Bike Suspension Fork

– Suspension forks work really well in a variety of conditions but the key, as always, is to look after them and maintain them. Now in Ask a GMBN Tech, we quite often get asked the question actually about fork suck down. What it is, what happens when your fork sucks down and how to […]

How To Set Up A Front Mech On A Mountain Bike | MTB Maintenance

– So welcome to another GMBN maintenance video. In this video we’re talking about something that you guys have been requesting. It’s how to adjust a front derailleur. Now I’m gonna be totally open and honest at the start of this video. I don’t really use a front mech that much. This is my cross-country […]

How To Set Up Clipless Pedals – MTB Pro Tips

We’re going to look at how to set up clipless pedals and shoes. First, set the cleat placement in the shoe. The cleat is this little metal interface that actually clips into the spring retention system on the pedal. Placement on the bottom of the shoe is really important for pedaling efficiency but also affects […]

12 Common Bike Maintenance Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

– Whilst maintaining your mountain bike is actually fairly straightforward, it could be really easy to get a few things wrong. Especially if you rush something, if you don’t quite know what you’re doing, or if you just take a chance on something and don’t do your research. So here are some classic mountain bike […]

How To Make A Chainstay Protector | Mountain Bike Maintenance

– Welcome to the GMBN set, and in this maintenance video I’m going to be talking about how you can make your very own chainstay protector, and the best part is that it’s almost free. You want a chainstay protector for two reasons. Number one, to protect this area right here, and you also want […]

Mountain Bike Spring Tune Up | How To Make Your MTB Feel Like New

– If your winter riding is anything like ours here at GMBN, then your bike’s gonna have to put up with all the abrasion and wear that a wet, muddy winter puts on your drive train and everything else. Give your bike a bit of a spring clean, and it’s gonna be prepped and primed […]