How Much Does Your Bike Weigh? GCN Asks The Pros At The UAE Tour

– Virtually every professional cyclist wants their bike to be matching the UCI’s minimum weight limit of 6.8 kilos, especially with something like that ahead of them in a race. Jebel Hafeet here at the UAE tour. So, I’m gonna go and ask them just before they tackle this stage how much their bike weighs. […]

Team Sunweb’s 2019 Cervélo S5 Aero Race Bike | Joris Nieuwenhuis’ Pro Bike

– This is the new Cervelo S5 Disc of Team Sunweb Cervelo, replacing the previous sponsor Giant for 2019 and let’s have a look at the bike, which is probably the most strikingly different in the complete world tour selection. (deep bass music) So the frame has actually taken a complete redesign and overhaul compared […]

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 […]

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. […]

GCN Asks The Pros | Should Power Meters Be Banned From Racing?

– Now, there’s been some murmurs for a while and also now there’s been some pretty outspoken comments too regarding should powermeters be removed from the teams bikes at the Tour de France to try and liven up the races? Well, I’ve decided to actually ask professionals what they think of this matter. Let’s go […]

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 […]

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 […]