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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 […]

How To Build A Beginner Mountain Bike Dirt Jump

– Woah. Wow! Man, this location is sick, the dirt is perfect for digging in. Today is the day where I show you how to build a progressive jump, one that you can progress on, and like, just get all your skills up together, but first, you need one of these. The spade. The perfect […]

Riding Drops On Hardtails? | Ask GMBN Anything About Mountain Biking

Riding Drops On Hardtails? | Ask GMBN Anything About Mountain Biking

– Okay, so it’s time for Ask. This is the section of the GMBN week where we answer all your mountain bike related questions. So don’t forget you can fire your questions in to [email protected] or leave them in the comments below. – Alright, what we got Blake. Fire away. – Well I’ve picked out […]

How To Adjust + Index Your Gears – Mountain Bike Maintenance Tips

Getting your gears shifting quickly and smoothly should be quite an easy job to do, but it takes a little bit of knowledge about how that system works first. A clean, well-lubed chain will make a big difference to how easily that chain shifts up and down that block, so do that first. Both front […]

Fat Bikes – Are Fat Bikes Fun To Ride?

♪ [music] ♪ It’s fair to say there’s been a bit of a fat bike revolution in the last couple of years. Originally, they were designed to ride on snow, and ice, and sand, where normal bike riding isn’t possible. But actually, you’re seeing them pop up on normal trails nowadays. So is it all […]

Is Mountain Biking Harder Than Road Cycling? GMBN Vs. GCN

Is Mountain Biking Harder Than Road Cycling? GMBN Vs. GCN

♪ [music] ♪ – [Neil] As mountain bikers, we understand that our sport is really hard. – [Mark] Like really hard, yeah. – But have you actually considered how hard it is? – Yep. – You have? Well, compare it to roadies, they have it easy. It’s true. – So, we’re going to actually test […]