Tag: sec-how-to

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 […]

How To Clean Your Bike Like A Pro

In order to make sure you’re components are in good working order and to make your bike last longer it’s very important to clean it after every ride. On a grand tour for example pro team mechanics will clean around 9 bikes each and every day, as for the process, well if you’re not a […]

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 […]

How To Perform A Basic Bike Fit

– [Simon] Getting your bike well set up to your body can make the difference between riding in comfort and riding in pain. And for those of us chasing performance, it can be the cornerstone to reaching your full potential. Now, it is a complex topic, more art than science perhaps but here is our […]

How To Perform A Bike Fit – Reach And Stem Length For Road Cycling

The reach to the handlebars is so important because of the static nature of cycling for the upper body, so it’s one of the few sports where there’s such a difference between upper and lower body. The majority of the time you’re in the same position bent over essentially for massive, massive periods, and very […]

How To Ride Natural Trail Gaps | MTB Skills

– Welcome back you beautiful people, and today is a pretty cool day. It’s all about natural hits out on the trail, spicing up that trail. Have you ever noticed a random kicker in the middle of the trail? You don’t know where it goes. Have you seen a little kicker in the side of […]

How To Deal With Bad Roads And Potholes | GCN’s Cycling Tips

– [Matt] Rumbling and rattling over rutted rugged cracked uneven potholed road is something, that all cyclist will have to face from time to time And some, more than others, depending on where you live – [Simon] Yeah, it can be jarring experience in more ways than one with punctures, broken wheels, sometimes even crashes […]

How To Dismount & Remount A Cyclo-cross Bike | CX Skills

How to get on and off of your bike has been discussed on GCN by many prominent riders. Now, like a good old recipe from your grandmother, it’s passed down through the generations. I learned it a certain way. Maybe the Belgians learned it a different way and their cookies taste different than our cookies […]