Tag: mtb tech

8 Mountain Bike Pre Ride Checks

– Hello, everyone, here are eight things you should definitely bear in mind before you ride your bike, every single time. (whooshing) (upbeat music) It sounds crazy, (whooshing) but every single time I ride my bike, I always check the pressures beforehand. I also make sure the chain is lubed. Now, air pressures can go […]

How Do Mountain Bike Gears Actually Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycle derailleur gears were first seen in 1905 on a French two-speed setup. 115 years later, though, we’re still using the chain, the cassette, and the derailleur because they’re the most efficient way of having multiple gears on a bike. Early designs, though, were quite crude, and modern day transmissions are very different. They’re […]

Tyre Tech | Everything You Need To Know About Mountain Bike Tyres

– We often talk about tires being one of the most important parts of a mountain bike. In particular, the tire pressure that you run them at and the tire tread that your particular tires have. Because they can be instrumental in how your bike handles off-road. There can be a lot more to a […]

Rich Payne’s Pole Stamina 180 | GMBN Tech Pro Bike Check

– Hello and welcome to Chile. This is Rich Payne’s Pole Stamina 180. Now, elephant in the room, I’m not Rich, he’s pretty knackered after a solid day’s riding. Are you still alive, Rich? – Yeah. – That will do, needs some elixir of life in him, I reckon? – So this bike is 29-inch […]

Modular MTB Tool Kit | Essential Tools For Mountain Bike Maintenance

– Looking after a mountain bike is really important. In order to do that, you’re going to need some tools. Now tools can be very expensive and of course we’ve got a huge array of tools at our disposal here to show you how to use them all. But you need to start somewhere. So, […]

Converting Your Mountain Bike From An Air Shock To A Coil Shock

– On modern mountain bikes, air suspension is pretty much the king. It’s really versatile. You can do a lot with it, and of course, it’s very easy to use. However, we starting to see coil suspension being used more and more by certain Enduro races. So this has made me think. I’ve got a […]

How To Change The Bearings In Your Mountain Bikes Front Wheel | MTB Maintenance

– Changing the sealed bearings in your front hub, it’s actually a short punchy job and shouldn’t take very long to do, let’s go through it. Bike-specific pulleys and presses, well they’re absolutely lovely to use. But in solidarity with our home mechanics I’m not going to be using them today. First things first, let’s […]

Mountain Bike Suspension Tuning At Mojo Rising

– Mountain bikers are a varied breed. There are some of us that have no interest whatsoever in opening up our suspension units. Some of us, might be quite comfortable doing a lower leg or an air can service, but not much else. The next layer is people that are comfortable rebuilding dampers. But the […]