Tag: tire

5 Great Road Bike Upgrades For Under $50

– Have you got some spare cash laying around and you fancy upgrading something on your bike? Or maybe, a loved one asks you, what would you like for your birthday? What can I get you for Christmas? And you’re struggling for some inspiration. Well, here’s five great upgrades that you could make for under […]

Fitting a Bicycle to You : Adjusting a Road Bike’s Saddle Height

On a road bike, your saddle height should be set so that at the bottom of your pedal stroke, again we’re looking at you know roughly a twenty-five to thirty degree bend in your leg again, without keeping your heel way up in the air. If you pedal with a lot or ankling or you […]

Workers Killed While Servicing Tires

I’m Olaf Knezevic, Engineer with WorkSafeBC. Tires can explode with devastating force, causing injury or death. I’m going to describe three serious tire accidents. In the first accident, a worker was killed while removing a tire from a log stacker. This stacker’s tires are mounted on rims made up of several pieces, including an inner […]

Fitting a Bicycle to You : Fitting a Road Bike’s Saddle to You

On a road bike, once you’ve chosen a proper frame size for your build, or as close as you can get in a production bike, the saddle fore and aft adjustment is really important in that you need to get your knees properly over the pedal when you’re set up on the bike and also […]

Should You Go Tubeless? | Ask EMBN Anything About E-Bikes

– Welcome to this week’s Ask EMBN show. I’m joined with Doddy from GMBN Tech, and we’ve got loads of questions this week, so let’s get into it. (electronic theme sounds) – So the first up is from Strikeforce MTB. – Ooh, good question. Well, I swap around quite a lot between e-bike and regular […]

Fitting a Bicycle to You : Various Types of Bicycles

In the three major types of bikes out there, we have the hybrid, usually indicated by upright handle bars, like a mountain bike, wide gear range like a mountain bike, however, the narrower higher pressure tires of the road bike. The industry is a little confused right now about what to call these bikes, they […]

How To Prepare Your E-Bike For Winter | EMTB Maintenance

– So winter is coming and that doesn’t mean your e-biking has to come to an end. It’s actually where these bikes excel. They love winter, they love going out there in the mud and getting covered in it. There’s a few little steps and little hacks we can do to our bikes to get […]

NEW Continental GP 5000 Tyres | GCN Tech’s First Ride

(electronic swoosh) – Continental made its first tire in 1871, it’s fair to say the German brand knows a thing or two when it comes to making tires. And it’s no coincidence that they are the most popular brand in the pro peloton. Now the GP 4000 was first introduced 14 years ago and it’s […]