Tag: rim brake

How Do I Keep My Chain Super Clean? | GCN Tech Clinic

Welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic where I help to solve your bike problem, how cool is that? And I’m lucky as well, because I absolutely love getting stuck into reading your problems and trying to help solve them. So, if you’ve got one, leave it down there in the comments […]

How To Safety Check A Retro Mountain Bike | GMBN Freak Week

– Okay a bit more of an unusual one this week. You might notice this fine specimen of a bike in front of me here. This is a 1993 Diamond Back Sorento. Why have I got this? Well, this week is our freak week. Doing a whole bunch of weird and wonderful things. But the […]

Disc Vs. Rim Brakes | Are Disc Brakes Faster?

– The humble rim brake calliper has been with us for generations. But as bike designs change, and rules change within triathlon and cycling, we’re seeing an emergence of disc brake road and triathlon bikes. And we’re told time and time again that disc brakes are more powerful, they’re better in the wet, and their […]