How To Hack A 1X Drivetrain On Your Road Bike

How To Hack A 1X Drivetrain On Your Road Bike

– 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

Is Your Bike Super Nice?

Is Your Bike Super Nice?

(cowbell clanging) – We ring the bell! (logo whistling) – Reading through the comments underneath the GCN’s Tech show, there is often discussion, sometimes heated, on exactly what classifies as a super-nice in the bike vault. – Now some of you may be asking, “What is the bike vault?” – What’s the bike vault? –

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Titanium | GCN Tech Does Science

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Titanium | GCN Tech Does Science

(collisions reverberating) – We’ve looked at the myths surrounding carbon fiber. We’ve lifted the lid on aluminum. We’ve investigated whether steel is in fact real; it was. But, there is still a big gap in the GCN Material Sciences Course. And that, is titanium. For a while, in the early ’90s, titanium was going to

How To Stop Your Bottom Bracket From Creaking

How To Stop Your Bottom Bracket From Creaking

– The dreaded creak or click, now, for those of you who watch the GCN Tech Clinic, I’m sure it’s all of you, right? You all know just how much I despise those sounds. Now, personally, I’ve never fallen victim to one from a bottom bracket, but I do know that plenty of you have,

Trash To Treasure | How To Fix Up An Old Bike

Trash To Treasure | How To Fix Up An Old Bike

– Now it’s not often that you can get lucky with something pretty special just hanging around at the side of the street but I did ’cause a couple of months back on my way into work I stumbled across this very bike with this very sign just laying there ripe for my picking, let’s

Help! My Bike Is Making A Noise | How To Fix A Noisy Bike

Help! My Bike Is Making A Noise | How To Fix A Noisy Bike

– Now if your bike is making a noise other than perhaps the swooshing of rubber tires along the road or the occasional change of gear, then it is possible that you need to actually try and solve that noise. Now, it is not necessarily the easiest thing to actually diagnose because different people call

5 Completely Free Hacks To Make Your Bike Faster

5 Completely Free Hacks To Make Your Bike Faster

(dramatic music) – Now it could well be that you’ve come to a part of your training where it’s simply not going to plan. Or maybe you’ve just reached maximum peak performance, and you still want to go faster. It’s time for plan B. The marginal gain game. Let’s look then at five ways on

How To Clean Your Bike | GCN Tech’s Perfect Bike Wash

How To Clean Your Bike | GCN Tech’s Perfect Bike Wash

– It’s that time of year, where in the northern hemisphere we start to say goodbye to the winter months and instead get better weather. And with that in mind, there’s no better time, let’s face it, to actually clean up your bike so it’s looking and working just like new, or as close as

How To Wrap Bar Tape Like A Team Sky Pro Mechanic

How To Wrap Bar Tape Like A Team Sky Pro Mechanic

(intense sound effects) – The subject of taping handlebars, always always lights up the comment section down below and today, we’re gonna go meet a man who is more obsessed about handlebar tape than even I am. Top or bottom? Inside or outside? Let’s go find out exactly how you should be doing it. (swoosh)

How To Choose Handlebar Tape

How To Choose Handlebar Tape

(Zappy sounds) – [GNC rep] Handlebar tape. It’s not as simple as it may actually seem from the outset. And, for many people out there, they do in fact cast it aside or they’re not that bothered about it. But let’s not forget it’s one of the three main contact points between you and your