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How To Release And Reconnect Bicycle V-Brakes | Tech Tip | Tredz Bikes

On a bike with v-brakes, if you want to take the wheels off, you need to first release the noodle so that the tire will fit past the brake pads. So first squeeze the two brake arms together, then you can release the noodle like this, now you can take the wheel off. When we […]

Chris Froome’s Pinarello Dogma F10 X-Light | La Vuelta A España 2017

– This is the all-new Pinarello F10 X-Light as used by Chris Froome. (wobbly bass music) At the 2016 Tour de France, we saw for the first time Chris Froome using the F8 X-Light. At the start of the year in January we saw Wout Poels’ F10 which is the first time we’ve seen that […]

Top 10 Cycling Insults

– [Matt] As we know, cycling has its own rich lexicon. Words with etymologies built over decades. This expansive vocabulary extends to a wealth of insults too, some of which we have listed here. And they’re just about fit for family viewing. You need to harden up mate. Glass cranker! – [Si] Amateur! – Top […]

PEARL iZUMi BioViz™

PEARL iZUMi’s BioViz technology is the most effective way for riders to be seen by drivers, day or night. Screaming Yellow was a color that we pioneered over 30 years ago and that was really the first true fluorescent color in the cycling industry. And in the 30 years later we’re still a leader in […]

Unboxing Assos Men’s & Women’s Cycling Kit

– GCN unboxing this week is something that makes me very happy indeed. Now I am lucky enough to be able to wear Assos cycling kit every time I ride. Thanks to them being partners of the channel, but this week I get to un-box it as well. We’ve got Assos shorts, Assos jerseys, Assos […]

Paralympic Sports A-Z: Cycling

Road cycling made its Paralympic Games debut at the New York/ Stoke Mandeville 1984 Games. Track cycling joined the Paralympic programme 12 years later, in Atlanta. In road cycling, athletes compete on bicycles, tandems, handcycles and tricycles. Tandems are used by athletes with visual impairments (known as stokers), who sit behind their sighted pilot. Handcycles […]