Tag: ollie

The Secret To A Custom Bling Bike Without New Paint | GCN Tech Show Ep.91

– [Ollie] Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. I’m flying solo. Again. Jon was last seen entering a bike museum, and hasn’t been seen since. I hope he’s okay. Anyhow, on this week’s show, we have got some hot new carbon wheel tech, the Bike Vault, your upgrades, and our main talking point, which is […]

Cobbled Classic Bike Tech From Cycling’s Opening Weekend

[music] Interviewer: We are in Belgium, and as you can see, the weather is absolutely appalling, but this is kind of what makes these races so special. The atmosphere, the cobbles, the terrain, it’s just the hardest challenge you could possibly take on in cycling. We decided to take a closer look at the tech […]

How Do I Know My Bottom Bracket Needs Replacing? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Speaker 1: Welcome to the GCN Tech Clinic where we aim to answer your cycling tech-related questions and problems. You can submit your questions using #AskGCNTech in the comment section down below, and on social media. Without further ado, this week’s first question comes from Marccyclist. He says, “Rims and brake blocks. I go through […]

How To Maintain Your Tubeless Tyres | GCN Tech Maintenance Monday

Oliver: Tubeless tires have several big benefits. Firstly, punctures can self-repair as you ride along. You can run them at lower pressures, meaning more comfort and better grip. The setup can be lighter than that with a conventional inner tube, and also offer lower rolling resistance too, meaning that you can travel faster for the […]

Can You Dirt-Proof Your Bike? | Surface Coating Your Road Bike

Oliver: Can you make your bike dirt-proof? Imagine a bike where dirt and grime doesn’t stick to it. A bike where the components and frame actively repel dirt because of the surface coating on them. It sounds a bit like science fiction, but it’s not. This tech actually already exists. It’s commonly used in the […]

Next Level Road Bike Maintenance Hacks | How To Make Your Bike Amazing

Host: Now, we all have our own bike maintenance routines, but how can you go the extra mile to make your bike faster, run more smoothly, and most importantly look amazing? Well, here are some of our Next Level Bike Maintenance tips. [music] Host: Instead of wrapping your bar tape starting at the end of […]

GCN’s Hour Record Challenge: Making Ollie Aero

(upbeat music) – Welcome to part two of my quest to take on the hour record and see if I can beat Eddy Merckx, the greatest cyclist of all time. (upbeat music) A quick recap, the hour record is beautifully simple. It’s how far you can ride around a velodrome in one hour. It was […]

Ultrasonic Cleaning: How To Get A Super Clean Bike Chain & Cassette

Speaker: Cassettes and chains can get really dirty. Then everyone loves riding a clean bike. They look nicer, they’re faster, and the drivetrain is more efficient, and regular cleaning will make your components last longer. But cleaning takes time and effort, and it can be really difficult to get every last bit of dirt out […]

6 More Incredible Boutique Bike Brands | Cool Custom Bike Builders

(drums) (relaxing lounge music) – [Narrator] Earlier this year, we brought you five boutique bike brands. Small, independent manufacturers making incredible bikes that we thought you should know about. We got hundreds of comments under that video telling us about countless other brands we should also check out. So here are six more boutique brands […]