Tag: n1

How To Set Up A New Bike | Maintenance Monday

– I have just got my hands on this new Orbea Orca Aero. Yeah, believe me. I do know how lucky I am. But I thought I would talk you through the process of setting a new bike up to your own personal preferences. It’s not a regular everyday occurrence, I grant you, but you […]

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 […]

Is This A Super Nice Bike? | How To Get In The GCN Tech Bike Vault

(cowbell clanging) – We ring the bell! (logo whistling) – Reading through the comments underneath the GCN’s Tech show, there is often discussion, sometimes heated, on exactly what classifies as a super-nice in the bike vault. – Now some of you may be asking, “What is the bike vault?” – What’s the bike vault? – […]

How To Copy Your Road Bike Position | Bike Hire & Rental Set Up Tips

(exciting music) – Traveling with your bike is not always an easy option. Maybe you don’t have a bike box or a bike bag or don’t feel that confident taking apart your own bike. Plus an airline they are gonna charge you normally a premium to out your bike on that flight. This is where […]

What Should You Wear When It Rains? | Softshell Vs Hardshell Cycling Jackets

– If you’re looking for rain protection when you ride, you’ll be faced with a choice of two types of jackets, a traditional waterproof, which is often called a hardshell because the fabric isn’t very stretchy and it kind of feels a bit stiff. The other option is a softshell jacket, which is much softer, […]

How To Not Maintain Your Bike – Road Bike Maintenance

– We spend a lot of time here on GCN advising you about what you should do to maintain your bike. But very rarely do we say what you shouldn’t do. We’ve probably all been there, applying more and more pressure to a fragile, yet seemingly immovable bolt, only to find that instead of loosening […]

The Riders & Bikes Of The Transcontinental Race

– It’s the morning of the transcontinental race and here we are at sign on. We’re gonna have a little chat with the riders about their builds and exactly why they are the way they are. (gentle music) So if you could start with your name, your cap number and where you’re from? – Yeah, […]

Building The Bike | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 4

– Right, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, building up the bike from scratch, something we see in the comments all the time. Now the eagle-eyed of you, first up, will notice it’s now got some logos on it. That’s thanks to the folks at Cycle-istiC who did in fact send some stickers […]

Cycling Up The World’s Steepest Road | Wales’ Record Breaking Hill

– Isn’t Harlech in Wales brilliant, James? – Yeah mate. Oh, it’s alright. – Did you know that Harlech Castle first began construction in 1283, and was the stronghold of Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh man to be the claimant to the title Prince of Wales? And the song Men of Harlech, well that was […]