Tag: rim

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 […]

How To Avoid Punctures On Your Mountain Bike

– The most common mechanical problem, and probably the most frustrating to getting a ride, is getting a puncture. But today, we’ll look at a few tips, little bike setup hacks, and things you can buy to make them almost disappear. So this is how to avoid punctures. So, number one, the first thing I […]

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 […]

Mount A Kevlar Bead Folding Bike Tyre

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. This may make it easier to trace a small elusive puncture hole. If the folding tyre […]

Wide Tyres, Rim Brakes & MTB Mechs | GCN Tech Clinic

(Whoosh, Shutter, Click sounds) – Back again for another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic, where we help solve and answer your bike related technical problems. So, you can get rolling again as smooth and fast as ever. Let’s crack on, shall we, with the first question this week. Oh, by the way, if you’ve […]

Massive Mountain Bike Crashes | GMBN Crash Reel July 2018

– Welcome to this month’s Fails and Bails where we’ve gathered all of those insane fails and bails that you guys have sent in. We picked out the good ones. – Yes, we have. Now, please remember all of these have been sent in by willing participants who want us to share in fun their […]