Road Bike Maintenance : How to Ride a Road Bike

Road Bike Maintenance : How to Ride a Road Bike

Even if you’ve worked long and hard to perfect the way your mountain bike fits, you’re not going to be able to instantly get on a road bike and feel comfortable, or be able to set it up exactly the same. The reason you can’t set up a road bike exactly the same, is because

Bike Talk – Koen de Kort’s Trek Madone | SHIMANO

Bike Talk – Koen de Kort’s Trek Madone | SHIMANO

My name is Koen de Kort… …I race for Trek-Segafredo. This is my Madone Team Issue Trek bike. I really love this bike. It is really aerodynamic… …and you definitely feel the difference. It feels very fast. And maybe this is just very personal… …but I really like the look of it as well. We’ve

Automatic gear shifting possible for e-bikes  | SHIMANO

Automatic gear shifting possible for e-bikes | SHIMANO

Shimano STEPS CITY/TREKKING features automatic shifting. Your speed, pedal pressure and cadence are tracked by intelligent sensors…, …that communicate with the lightweight, compact and near-silent motor. Going uphill? The sensors measure your declining speed, increasing pedal pressure and slower cadence… …and send a signal to the internal Di2 gear hub to automatically shift to a

The Hottest New Bike Tech From The Taipei Cycle Show 2019

The Hottest New Bike Tech From The Taipei Cycle Show 2019

– I’m here at the 2019 Taiepei Bike Show to bring you the hottest new bike tech. This is Asia’s largest bike trade industry show and it’s got over 1,400 exhibitors. It’s massive but to truly appreciate just how big it is, I really have to show you, so check this out, or should I

Bike Talk – Mathieu van der Poel’s new Canyon Inflite CF SLX | SHIMANO

Bike Talk – Mathieu van der Poel’s new Canyon Inflite CF SLX | SHIMANO

I’m Mathieu van der Poel and this is my new cross bike… …the Canyon Inflite CF SLX. It’s a new model from Canyon. It looks a little bit strange, as you can see… …but it really is a great cross bike. Of course it took some getting used to. Like I said before, especially this

How to Properly Adjust Bicycle Shifting

How to Properly Adjust Bicycle Shifting

The first step to adjusting the rear derailleur is to stretch out the rear derailleur wire by pre stretching the wire we help make our adjustments hold true for a longer period time. Grab the wire and pull the wire hard. It is more important to stretch a new wire. With an old wire you

Shimano Dura-Ace Vs Shimano Ultegra | What’s The Difference?

Shimano Dura-Ace Vs Shimano Ultegra | What’s The Difference?

– It is the age-old question, what, apart from price, is the difference between Dura-Ace, Shimano’s flagship groupset, and Ultegra? Well, thanks to our partners at Shimano, we’re about to go through that, in some detail. (upbeat, bass-filled music) Both Ultegra and Dura-Ace are available as either mechanical groupsets or electronic, i.e. the Di2. And,

Bike Talk – Anton Cooper about his Trek Top Fuel | SHIMANO

Bike Talk – Anton Cooper about his Trek Top Fuel | SHIMANO

Hi, I’m Anton Cooper from Christchurch New Zealand… …and I’ll be racing here on my Trek Top Fuel. The main reason I started using the ‘fully’ was that… …I just found some of the tracks we race on are really rough. It’s more for that seated power, where you kind of… …heading slightly downhill, it’s

How To: Shift a Road Bike

How To: Shift a Road Bike

The left shifter… Left? Knowing how to shift your gears not only helps you ride faster. It also makes riding more fun. So, let’s talk about how shifting works and when to change gears. We’ll start by taking a look at the parts. Shifters are found on the front of the handlebars. They control the

Bike Talk – Sven Nys & Toon Aerts talk about the Trek Boone | SHIMANO

Bike Talk – Sven Nys & Toon Aerts talk about the Trek Boone | SHIMANO

We’re here at the World Championships in Valkenburg… …the Cyclo-cross World Championships. We’re in the last stage of preparation before the big race… …with Toon Aerts. Toon is one of our riders who will be riding this Trek Boone… …with Shimano electronic shifting… …hopefully getting a spot on the podium and maybe even more. The