Tag: shifting

Road Bike Maintenance : How to Ride a Road Bike

Even if you’ve worked long and hard to perfect the way your mountain bike fits, you’re not going to be able to instantly get on a road bike and feel comfortable, or be able to set it up exactly the same. The reason you can’t set up a road bike exactly the same, is because […]

The Hottest New Bike Tech From The Taipei Cycle Show 2019

– I’m here at the 2019 Taiepei Bike Show to bring you the hottest new bike tech. This is Asia’s largest bike trade industry show and it’s got over 1,400 exhibitors. It’s massive but to truly appreciate just how big it is, I really have to show you, so check this out, or should I […]

Road Bike Maintenance : How to Make Shift Adjustments to a Road Bike

We also want to make sure that the height of our derailer when we are shifting to the smallest chambering is we have clearance to shift up and down, nothing hits. We are parallel with the chambering; we can see that if we look from the front we are parallel. Then to make sure that […]

How To Set Up & Index Road Bike Gears | Road Bike Maintenance

– Skipping or badly performing gears are a terrible thing to have. The game of gear roulette when you shift a lever and hoping the chain goes onto the correct sprocket can be a frustrating thing. So let’s solve those gearing problems. (futuristic music) Now in the setup we’re looking at today, it’s operated by […]

Electrically-Fueled Mountain Bike Mastery | SHIMANO

Dig it in! Left, right, left, right, one, two, one, two. You’re going to need to do more than that… …if you want to beat Martin Maes this season! Giddy up, cowboy. Wyn! Hurry up! Come on, mate. Ha! There he is! A bit late to the party, eh, boys? – Aw, shut up, dude. […]

Road Bike Maintenance : Learn Regular Maintenance for Road Bikes

Things that you want to do, as needed, are replace the housing for your brakes and your shifting when they got worn, gunked up, or corroded. You can see here on my rear derailleur — it’s probably time to replace this housing. It’s all cracked, and rusty, and nasty. And that’s been in there for […]

How To: Shift a Road Bike

The left shifter… Left? Knowing how to shift your gears not only helps you ride faster. It also makes riding more fun. So, let’s talk about how shifting works and when to change gears. We’ll start by taking a look at the parts. Shifters are found on the front of the handlebars. They control the […]

5 Hacks For Perfect Shifting On Your Road Bike

– Coming up, we’ve got five hacks to make setting up your gears easier, and also cure your shifting headaches. First up, correctly setting the limit screws on your derailleurs is a really important job. Potentially saving you from some very expensive mechanical disasters, particularly here on the rear derailleur, and our pro hack is […]

Jesse Melamed – This Is Home | SHIMANO

There’s so many beautiful places in the world with unique things… …but I’d always come home and Whistler is such a beautiful spot. I just like the vastness of the terrain up there. It does make you feel free. You know, I just feel at home. – He plays like he rides. Fast, right? – […]