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How To Replace Rim Brake Pads | GCN Tech Basic Road Bike Maintenance

How To Replace Rim Brake Pads | GCN Tech Basic Road Bike Maintenance

– Welcome to another Maintenance Monday. This week we are going to be focusing on how to change your brake pads or brake blocks as they can otherwise be known. We’ll also talk you though a few set up tips and help you identify when your pads actually need replacing as well. (metal clashing) If […]

Sebastián Molano’s Colnago Concept | Team UAE Emirates Pro Bike

Sebastián Molano’s Colnago Concept | Team UAE Emirates Pro Bike

Speaker 1: Sebastián Molano is a 25-year-old Colombian cyclist who currently rides for the UAE Team Emirates. He started his career on the track but now his strength is in bunched sprints on the road. In fact, he won three stages in the Tour Colombia 2.1 just this year. Enough about the rider though. What […]

The Most Durable Bike In The World? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 117

The Most Durable Bike In The World? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 117

Manon: Welcome to The GCN Tech Show. Ollie: This week, we’ve got new gravel tires, a top secret new TT bike, stealthy Wahoo’s, your upgrades to the bike vault and- Manon: Our main talking point: Bikes that last forever. Can we build the world’s most reliable bike? Can we build the world’s most reliable bike, […]

Berlin Track Cycling World Championships Hottest Tech

Berlin Track Cycling World Championships Hottest Tech

Manon Lloyd: We’re here in Berlin at the Track Cycling World Championships, and there’s some pretty cool bikes, including the world’s most expensive track bike. Let’s go check it out. [music] Manon: First up, we got our hands on six-times Olympic gold medalist Jason Kenny’s bike. Now, I was actually lucky enough to ride one […]

Steel Vintage Bikes | GCN Checks out Berlin’s Coolest Bike Shop

Manon: We’re here in Berlin. Hank: We’re going to show you guys the coolest bike shop. It’s got a bike shop, workshop, cafe, vintage- Manon: You could just show them. Hank: Let’s go. [Music] This unique bike shop is full of awesome bikes, coffee and kit, but before we get into the nitty-gritty, let’s learn […]

Best Concept Road Bikes That Never Got Made | GCN Tech Show Ep.104

– Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. This week we’ve got a bike frame limited to just 10 pieces. We got the world champion’s bike, we got a new gravel bike, we’ve got your bikes, we’ve got your upgrades. – And we’ve got concept bikes too. – Whoa. (bass bumping beat) This week we thought […]

Powermeters Cheaper than Inner Tubes? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 116

Powermeters Cheaper than Inner Tubes? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 116

Manon: Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. Ollie: This week, we’ve got wheels that will last a lifetime, new tubeless tires, wearable tech, your upgrades, the bite vault and– Manon: Our main talking point, powermeters for just $6. Will all bikes have powermeters in the future? [music] Ollie: First, a quick update on our search […]

Can You Dirt-Proof Your Bike? | Surface Coating Your Road Bike

Can You Dirt-Proof Your Bike? | Surface Coating Your Road Bike

Oliver: Can you make your bike dirt-proof? Imagine a bike where dirt and grime doesn’t stick to it. A bike where the components and frame actively repel dirt because of the surface coating on them. It sounds a bit like science fiction, but it’s not. This tech actually already exists. It’s commonly used in the […]

How Off The Shelf Kit Destroyed The Team Pursuit World Record | GCN Tech Show Ep. 115

[music] Manon: Welcome to the GCN tech show. Oliver: This week we’ve got new bikes, affordable carbon wheels, new bar tape, your upgrades, the bike volt, plus our main talking point- Manon: How Denmark broke the team suit world record on off the shelf kit. Oliver: Last week at the track cycling World Championships the […]

How To Maintain Your Tubeless Tyres | GCN Tech Maintenance Monday

Oliver: Tubeless tires have several big benefits. Firstly, punctures can self-repair as you ride along. You can run them at lower pressures, meaning more comfort and better grip. The setup can be lighter than that with a conventional inner tube, and also offer lower rolling resistance too, meaning that you can travel faster for the […]