Tag: xc

Greg Minnaar – This Is Home | SHIMANO

[Jeff Minnaar]: Winners, they have luck, a lot of good luck, and the more you train and practice, the luckier you get. [Greg Minnaar]: It’s not often that any sportsperson gets to compete at home, like, super close to home. That week was so tough, and I’d won the year before, so that also added […]

Shape Your World – Make Your Mark | SHIMANO

You know, after all these years of trail-building… …I’ve learned not to fight what’s happening on the mountain. The terrain is almost telling you what trail belongs there. My name is Ted Tempany and I’ve been trail-building since the early ’90s. – I am Chantal Caron and I’m a trail-builder. – I’m Yuta Urishima. I’m […]

Building A New Superbike & Self Isolation | Neil’s 1st GMBN Vlog

(wrench makes noise) (banging and whirring noises) – Hi everyone, Neil here. As you might tell, I’m at home because things have changed, as you probably know. A lot of stuffing going on at the moment in the world, and the UK, now we’re in lockdown. Just to let you know, at GMBN, we’re taking […]

The Ultimate Vintage Mountain Bike Collection | Retro MTB Tech

– Bit of an unusual feature for me today, I’ve actually had a phone call from a friend of mine called Sandy, and he owns this bike shop. It’s called the Trailhead Bicycle Company, it’s here in Shrewsbury in Shropshire, UK. In fact, this is where Neil’s from, it’s his home town, in fact, one […]

DIY Bike Service | 12 MTB Maintenance Things To Do In Isolation

Like many others at the moment, I’m in isolation. So, I thought I’d take this time to make a video about the sorts of things you can do to your bike without having to have many spare parts or even specialist tools. This is isolation overhaul. (dramatic music) Okay, so this video isn’t just a […]

The Most Confusing Things About Mountain Biking | MTB Explained

– [Narrator] Whoever said mountain biking was a simple sport, clearly doesn’t know what they’re talking about. It’s definitely not just about jumping on your bike and going for a ride in the woods. Just choosing a bike can be a minefield in itself, so let’s have a look at some of the most confusing […]

7 Carpark Skills To Practise On Your Mountain Bike | MTB Skills

– Welcome back you beautiful people, some carpark tricks that you can learn on your bike on the flat ground. I’m out here in the woods, there’s no car park but it’s flat, but there is one down there and I have a bunch that you want to learn. (rock music) (chuckling) – Oh my […]

How To Lose Weight Mountain Biking | MTB Problems Solved With GMBN

(logo slamming) – So what we actually trying to achieve here? I guess we’re talking about matching two goals together, having fun on bikes and losing weight. The fun and bikes bit being the baseline status, the bare minimum. The losing weight bit being the end result. Sound good? The problem we must avoid is […]

8 Mountain Bike Pre Ride Checks

– Hello, everyone, here are eight things you should definitely bear in mind before you ride your bike, every single time. (whooshing) (upbeat music) It sounds crazy, (whooshing) but every single time I ride my bike, I always check the pressures beforehand. I also make sure the chain is lubed. Now, air pressures can go […]