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 […]

How Are Custom Aero Bars Made? | GCN Tech Show Ep.111

(metal grinding) – Welcome to the GCN Tech show. This week I’m flying solo, but fear not, it’s going to be a good one. I mean in addition to hot new Shimano pedals, aero mudguards, new bikes, your upgrades and the Bike Vault, we’ve also got a special guest. I’m going to be joined by […]

Patagonia Bikepacking Kit | New BMC URS Gravel Bike & Equipment

(upbeat music) – What bike and equipment do you take when you’re bikepacking in Patagonia? Well, let me tell you. (graphics whoosh) Hopefully you’ve seen Mark Beaumont’s and my video where we tackle dirt and a gravel loop in the Patagonian lake district by now. But if you haven’t make sure you check it out […]

How To Care For Your Disc Brakes | Road Bike Maintenance

– Disc brakes offer reliable braking performance in all weather conditions. Even those die hard rim brake fans of you, you need to admit this too. What’s talked about less though, is actually the maintenance required to get them working in tip top condition. The good news is, with these three simple tasks we can […]

Convert Your Bike To A 1x / Single Chainring Setup!

– Now, ranking up there in conversations in cycling, along with gravel bikes and tyre pressures and widths, certainly has to be the 1X drivetrain system. What is that exactly, then? Well, it’s when you have a single chainring on the front of the bike, and then on the rear of the bike, you tend […]

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 […]

How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

– With the Cobbled Classic season here upon us, we start to see some changes on the bikes of professional cyclists. One of the most common changes is in fact, double wrapping handlebar tape. The reason they do so is to get a little bit more extra comfort when riding over cobblestones. However, it’s not […]

How To Change A Tyre On Your Road Bike

(swoosh sound) – Now for most cyclists out there, it’s going to come to a point when it’s time to replace the tire on your bike. Perhaps it’s got a big cut in it and something which is not that safe to ride on or maybe you’ve actually just worn it out. Either way, for […]

The New Metal Threatening Carbon Fiber Bike Frames | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 60

– Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week we’ve got a new bike from Battaglin we’ve got a Bluetooth smart pump, we’ve got your bikes your upgrades and of course, the bike vault. – And we’ve also got a certain aluminum that you couldn’t weld, but now you can. – Yeah, that’s going […]

How To Level Your Brake Levers To Perfection | Road Bike Maintenance

– Now there is something oh, so frustrating about brake levers not being level or in line with one another. It simply plays on your mind. Now making sure that your brake levers are both in line with each other is very important, why? Well, a lot of the time, we ride along and we’re […]