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 […]

2020 WorldTour Team Bike Guide | What’s New In The Peloton?

– The Pelaton Merry Go Round, it’s not just riders who changed teams, there’s also equipment and sponsors too. So let’s have a look at the 2020 Bikes of the World Tour. I’m looking forward to this one. (intro music) – [Speaker 2] Ag2R La Mondiale. As in 2019 the bikes come from Belgium brand […]

Choosing New Bike Parts & Components | Cheap Bike To Fixie Ep. 2

– Last week on Maintenance Monday. No not Gumtree, not Craigslist but Ebay. Peugeot Premier, fashionable fixie. It’s just a matter of time. I’ve been hunting around for a bargain, let’s take it apart. On the war wounds of the bike, the history behind it. Because it’s not quite as straightforward as you may think. […]

Building The Gravel Bike – Real Time Complete Build | Garbage To Gravel-ish Episode 3

(“Heavy Breeze” by Thompson Town Flowers) – Welcome then to episode three of garbage kind of bike into a gravel or adventure bike. Today we’re going to run through a build up of the bike. As you can see, it’s not totally stripped down. It’s kind of in the same state that I got it, […]

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 […]

Why Your Road Bikes Gears Are Skipping | GCN Tech Clinic

(exciting music) – Welcome back to another episode of the GCN TECH Clinic, where I try and help and solve your bike related problems with years worth of knowledge that I’ve somehow managed to keep inside of my brain. Right, with no further ado then, let’s crack on. Actually, no, first up, if you got […]

Ryan Mullen’s Trek Madone Race Shop Limited Pro Bike

(surround sound drums and metallic slicing sound) – I’m here with the bike of Ryan Mullen of Team Trek-Segafredo. And Mullen, he’s the current Irish National Road Race and Time Trial Champion, as well as being a Silver Medalist in the Under-23 World Championships, a few years ago. This is his Trek Madome, let’s take […]