Tag: shifting

Mathieu van der Poel – A born champion | SHIMANO

When everything is going fine, it’s always fun of course. But when it isn’t going fine, it’s sometimes a struggle. There are days, you just do not want to ride. But for me going out for a cyclo-cross ride is always fun… …riding my cyclo-cross bike. But, like I just described my week… …only one […]

Rémy Absalon – Make Your Mark | SHIMANO

We started mountain biking with my brother a long time ago. My brother rode with my neighbours. They said to my parents: ‘Julien is good, he should race cross country’. He started like this and I followed after that. With all disciplines of mountain bike… …with trial, downhill and cross country. It was hard to […]

Bike Talk – Mathias Flückiger’s Radon Jealous | SHIMANO

Hi guys, this is my new bike: the Radon Jealous. And I’ll now show you some details. As you can see, the bike is equipped with a full Shimano XTR groupset. I prefer normally a single ring in the front. For example a 36T. When it’s a little bit steeper then a 34T is the […]

Bike Talk – Tom Dumoulin’s Bianchi Oltre XR4 | SHIMANO

This is my brand new Bianchi Oltre XR4. I’m switching bikes of course… …but luckily I keep riding on Shimano… …so I’m really happy with that. For two days I was in Dublin to visit my brother in law. Then I shifted gears… …and the sound that it makes, it makes him so happy to […]

5 Minute Gear Adjust | How To Set Up Your Mountain Bike Gears Correctly

– This is a nice, simple video about tuning your gears fast. I’m going to show you everything you need to know about your front derailleur, your rear derailleur and both your shifters in order to get your gears set up in just five minutes. (dramatic music) Okay well firstly, why would you want to […]

GMBN Tech Essentials Ep.5 | Replace MTB Gear Cables

– This is the GMBN Tech essential series Our easy to follow series of maintaining and looking after your bike. Now, although the transmission drivetrain of your bike does look quite complicated, it’s actually pretty simple when you take a good look at it. Now in last week’s video, we took a look at the […]

Automatic gear shifting possible for e-bikes | SHIMANO

Shimano STEPS CITY/TREKKING features automatic shifting. Your speed, pedal pressure and cadence are tracked by intelligent sensors…, …that communicate with the lightweight, compact and near-silent motor. Going uphill? The sensors measure your declining speed, increasing pedal pressure and slower cadence… …and send a signal to the internal Di2 gear hub to automatically shift to a […]

Rebuild My Bike Episode 2 – Denzel’s GT Sensor | SHIMANO

We’re back! We’ve got a fantastic plan! We are back for episode two of Rebuild My Bike… …a show that wants to make your bike absolutely awesome. We are here on the beautiful Belgian coast to meet Denzel. He entered our competition after episode one… …and has been lucky enough to win a total overhaul […]

The disc brakes revolution in the pro peloton | SHIMANO

With the recent announcement of the UCI… …that from July 1st onwards… …disc brakes are allowed in all races… …finally, the pro peloton can benefit… …from what a lot of us… …are already using for quite a while now. – I think it makes cycling more fun actually. – For me, I agree. It’s very […]

How To Lube A Bike Chain | GCN Tech’s Guide To Oiling Your Bicycle Chain

(upbeat music) – Lubricating your chain is not necessarily as easy as it may sound, certainly not for everybody out there. So the purpose of lubricating your chain is basically to have more efficient drivetrains, that means a lower friction, as well as reducing the chance of any corrosion, plus the chance of wearing out […]