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Vintage Bicycles Styles : Pre-War & Post-War Vintage Bicycles

Vintage Bicycles Styles : Pre-War & Post-War Vintage Bicycles

When you’re talking with vintage bicycle collectors, you may have heard the terms pre-war and post-war. Now they’re referring to World War II, bikes built before World War II or after. And there are a few clues as to where your bike came from. On this bike here, it’s a balloon tire bike, so you […]

We Tried Celebrity Cycling For A Month

We Tried Celebrity Cycling For A Month

– I prefer to be alone on a mountain but they’re all gonna be like (upbeat music) (laughs) – The first time I heard about SoulCycle was seeing a paparazzi photo of Vanessa Hudgens leaving SoulCycle and I said, “Oh, what is that? I want to try.” – I’ve never heard of SoulCycle, a place […]

Jean-Paul Ballard: “The Aerodynamic Revolution in Cycling” | Talks at Google

Jean-Paul Ballard: “The Aerodynamic Revolution in Cycling” | Talks at Google

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER: I would like to introduce Jean-Paul Ballard. I think he’s, first of all, an engineer with a huge passion towards aerodynamics and this incredible combination of things, which, I think, brings a lot of interesting angle to those problems to solve. And he has a lot of experience with Formula One. I […]

RACE DAY – Mountain Bike Race (a cycling race vlog)

RACE DAY – Mountain Bike Race (a cycling race vlog)

ok surely banana smoothie with some Kiwi berries and some chia seeds but so the back up just to say because we’re about to go to mountain bike race I don’t have a mountain bike how that happen well I went to Wilson’s bicycles there in clovis so about an hour actually from me and […]

Florida’s biggest hill! Summiting Sugarloaf Mountain

Florida’s biggest hill! Summiting Sugarloaf Mountain

If you spend enough time on Wikipedia, it’s easy to get sucked into the wormhole. Recently I came across a list of the biggest hills—in Florida. This is only interesting because Florida is known for being flat everywhere. Alex and I set out to climb the biggest of these hills on our bikes, and naturally […]

The Secret Of Staying Fast | The GCN Show Ep. 294

The Secret Of Staying Fast | The GCN Show Ep. 294

– I’m Mario Vegam and Matthew Zhedbar. We’re from Saint Elier and you’re listening to the GCN Show. – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by our mates over at Wiggle. – This week we’re asking, is your age actually a barrier to cycling performance? There is bad news, but there’s also good. […]

Roads will close for El Tour de Tucson

Roads will close for El Tour de Tucson

CYCLIST ALL ACROSS TOWN. SO YOU MIGHT WANT TO AVOID SOME OF HIGH TRAFFIC AREAS THIS WEEKEND. HERE’S MELANIE HUNTER WITH A CLOSER LOOK. (PKG) EL TOUR DE TUCSON BEGINS AT 7 AM AND ENDS AROUND 5 PM. FIVE DIFFERENT RACES START AT DIFFERENT INTERSECTIONS. MAJOR INTERSECTIONS WILL SHUT DOWN AT VARIOUS TIMES THROUGHOUT THE […]

How to Size a Bicycle Chain

How to Size a Bicycle Chain

Replacement chains for bicycles are always longer than you need. In this video we’ll take you step by step through chain sizing. Hello, Calvin Jones with Park Tool company. If you’re working on a bike with a single speed, or a bike with a Campagnolo derailleur, we have separate videos that cover sizing for those […]

Bicycle Repairs : How to Check a Bicycle Rear Hub

Bicycle Repairs : How to Check a Bicycle Rear Hub

The rear hub on a bike can be loose. You want to check it just as we did the front by moving it side to side. If you detect some play or the fact that it’s not rolling very easily you would again take it off the bike, grab the lock nuts, as we did […]