Tag: rim

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 […]

Best Way To Wash Cycling Kit Correctly? | GCN Tech Clinic

– Welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic, where I try and answer and solve your tech related problems. So if you’ve got one, make sure you leave it for me down there in the comments section below, or alternatively on all forms of social media, using the #AskGCNTech. Now with no […]

New Cadex First Look | Hot Tour de France Tech

– It’s the 2019 Tour de France and I’m in Brussels for the Grand Depart. It’s a hive of activity here, there’s loads going on. One of the most exciting things is the launch of a brand new components brand called Cadex. Now, while at the Grand Depart, Cadex invited us down to the launch […]

Why Ollie Chose Rim Brakes For His New Pinarello Dogma F12

– This absolute beauty is my brand new Pinarello Dogma F12 with rim brakes. In GCN colors. It’s the exact same model as ridden by Team INEOS in the Tour de France and it’s available in both rim brakes and disc brakes. Now, I’m going to tell you all about my new bike and why […]

Road Bikes With Disc Brakes: Hot Or Not? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 70

(logo zooms) – Welcome to the GCN Tech show. – This week we’ve got ourselves a new GPS, a book all about climbs, a new 12-speed group set, plus a brand new Pinarello. – And our main talking point, which look better, disc brake bikes or rim brake bikes. – Well, I know the answer […]

Mount a Bike Tyre With a Wire Bead

Pump a small amount of air into the tube so it holds a circular shape and is roughly the same size as the folding bike tyre. It’s good practice to mark any coloured label or script at the valve hole. This may make it easier to trace a small elusive puncture hole. If the wire […]

How to Identify Bike Parts | Bike Maintenance

Hi my name is Jesse McDonough and I’m here at Spokesman Cycles in New York City, right by Union Square. I’m a bicycle tour guide in New York and formerly a bike messenger and I’m here to tell you a bit about the bike. Today we’re going to name the parts of the bicycle. This […]

How To Fit And Remove Difficult E Bike Tyres

– Now I’m sure all very familiar with the situation when a tire simply does not want to play ball. So today we’re gonna look at how to deal with those stubborn tires. (rapid electronic sounds) Now it feels like for my sins, I’ve been called in to tell you just how to deal with […]