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

Are 1x Drivetrains The Future Of Cycling? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 2

Are 1x Drivetrains The Future Of Cycling? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 2

– Hello and welcome to episode two of the GCN Tech show. Thank you so much for all your support and positive comments last week. We will again be bringing you the latest and greatest from the world of bike tech. – And we tackle another hot topic: Is 1x a compromise too far or

Can Your Bike Be Too Good For You? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 13

Can Your Bike Be Too Good For You? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 13

– Hello and welcome to the GCN Tech Show. (electronic wooshing) This week we are asking the question, can a bike be too good for it’s rider? Some interesting answers to that one for sure. We have a load of great new tech of course, including stuff from SOM and Officina Battaglin among others, and

Does It Matter Where Your Bike Is Made? | The GCN Tech Show Ep.18

Does It Matter Where Your Bike Is Made? | The GCN Tech Show Ep.18

– Hello and welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week, we’ve got safer bikes, faster bikes, and another new gravel bike. – Oh yes! We’re also asking whether it really matters where your bike was made and who made it. (upbeat music) – Alright now mate, what’s hot in tech this week? –

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

Better Frame Vs Better Gears, Which Should You Choose? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 20

Better Frame Vs Better Gears, Which Should You Choose? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 20

(mechanical whooshes with chime) – Hello, and welcome to the GTN tech show. – This week we’ve got new bikes, new saddles, and a giant water bottle cage. – Yeah, and we’re also tackling that age old question; should you buy a better frame with worse components, or a worse frame with better components? (up-tempo

How To Care For Your Disc Brakes | Road Bike Maintenance

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

Metal Vs Carbon: Which Bikes Are Better? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 3

Metal Vs Carbon: Which Bikes Are Better? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 3

– This S100 at the Tour Down Under. – [All] Welcome to the GCN Tech Show! – Woo! – And I’m gonna be bringing you the latest and greatest tech that these guys are using. Go on guys! – And of course having already got an amazing tan, I’ve stayed back here in our beloved

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,

Why Don’t Pros Use Aero Bottles? | GCN Tech Clinic

Why Don’t Pros Use Aero Bottles? | GCN Tech Clinic

– Right, I’m back again here at the GCN Tech Clinic to help answer any of you technical, bike-related problems, questions or queries. So let’s crack on, shall we, with this week and first up is a question from Aleksey Malyshev, who says they have worn out a cog on a Shimano Ultegra 10 speed