Tag: shimano

Peter Sagan’s Aluminium Race Bike | Specialized Allez Sprint Disc

– This is the Specialized Allez Comp Sprint Disc of Pete Sagan of the Bora Hansgrohe Team and yep, you’ve guessed right, it’s an aluminum bike. He’s gonna be using it later on in the Tour Down Under Classic Criterium. His teammates, well, they’re hovering in the background. They’re ready to go out for a […]

What’s The Best Stem Length For You? | GCN Does Science

– If you have ever thought in the past about stem length on your road bike, it is probably because you’ve been thinking about comfort and fit on your bike. However, mountain bikers, when they think about the length of their stems, they are thinking more about the handling of the bike, and the way […]

Review: Kalkhoff Integrale S11 Electric Bike

Hi, I’m Brett from The New Wheel in San Francisco we are an electric bike speciality shop and today I’m with the Kalkhoff Integrale a brand new bike from Kalkhoff this bike brings together a large capacity battery, a Shimano Alfine 11 speed internally geared hub and gates carbon belt drive to make one of […]

How Do Bike Gears Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycles have gears to help you ride more efficiently when going uphill, downhill, and on the flat across all varied terrain. Without easy gears, you’d grind to a halt when trying to go up steep hills and without bigger gears, well you wouldn’t be able to pedal fast enough when going downhill. But how […]

Freehubs Explained: Everything You Need To Know About Road Bike Freehubs

– The GCN Tech Clinic gets loads of questions all about freehubs. So I thought it’s about time we actually go through exactly what they are and how they work. (whooshing) (lighthearted music) (different freehubs spinning) Now the purpose or job of the freehub is not just to actually carry your cluster of sprockets. It […]

Review: Focus Bold² Electric Hardtail Bike

Hi. I’m Brett from The New Wheel Electric Bike Shop in San Francisco in Marin County. And I’m here today with the Focus Bold Squared hardtail mountain bike. This is the new hardtail in the Focus Squared product line. It’s built on the same platform as the Jam Squared and the Sam Squared, but it […]

Hydraulic Disc Brake Bleeding Done Right (Shimano)

Gary with BBInfinite. Most of us have experienced this…a dead lever. And as you know it means that this break needs to be bled because air has gotten into the lines and that leaves this thing spongy or just plain old not functioning. I’m about to show you how to bleed this brake system but […]