Tag: r1

How To Slam Your Road Bike Stem To Cycle Faster

– Slammed stems look cool. There is simply no escaping it. Whilst we might not all be able to ride comfortably with our stems slammed, I’m sure many of us would like to be able to. After all, it gives you that pro look, doesn’t it? – It does, it’s a statement of intent that […]

5 Great Road Bike Upgrades For Under $50

– Have you got some spare cash laying around and you fancy upgrading something on your bike? Or maybe, a loved one asks you, what would you like for your birthday? What can I get you for Christmas? And you’re struggling for some inspiration. Well, here’s five great upgrades that you could make for under […]

How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling?

– How many calories do we really burn when we’re out riding our bikes? Well we know it’s a great way of losing weight, so the short answer is, probably quite a lot. But how do we really calculate it? How do we know how many carbs we need to consume while out riding, so […]

13 Of The Worst Bike Lanes & Cycle Ways In The World

(intense music) – We all want more dedicated bike lanes in our towns and cities, but not all bike lanes are good bike lanes, in fact, some are bad, some are very bad and you have been sending in examples. So coming up are some of the world’s worst bike paths. (bouncy upbeat music) – […]

How & Why To Fuel On Your Road Bike

(whoosh) – On-the-bike fueling still seems to be somewhat of a myth to many riders. I know plenty of guys at home that ride their bikes almost daily, but no longer than ninety minutes, as their performances start to suffer, and they head for home. – Yeah, I have made that mistake, but the reason […]

Freehubs Explained: Everything You Need To Know About Road Bike Freehubs

– The GCN Tech Clinic gets loads of questions all about freehubs. So I thought it’s about time we actually go through exactly what they are and how they work. (whooshing) (lighthearted music) (different freehubs spinning) Now the purpose or job of the freehub is not just to actually carry your cluster of sprockets. It […]

Fitting Disc Brake Pads On A Road Bike

– Disc brakes are here to stay, and whilst the pads do last quite some time, they will eventually need replacing, so today, let’s look at exactly how to do it so when the time comes, it’s a nice and simple job. (dramatic electronic music) (smooth dance music) Now generally, you’re going to want to […]

Should Cyclists Be Banned From Dangerous Roads? | The GCN Show Ep. 284

– From Kanagawa, Japan, welcome to the GCN Show. – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by our friends at Wiggle. – This week we’re talking about whether bikes should be banned from certain roads. Should we in fact ban ourselves? – There is karma, the Si, and we’re also talking about the […]