Tag Archives: sec-maint-mon

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

Get your gears running as smoothly as possible with our guide to indexing and adjusting. Subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/Subscribe Smooth, well adjusted gears save a lot of hassle on the trail and can also save your ride; while poorly adjusted gears may not end your ride, one jump the wrong way and you could write [...] Read more
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How To Use A Puncture Repair Kit – Roadside Maintenance

Fixing a puncture on the roadside is a need-to-know skill for any cyclist. This video takes you through the process step by step. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Fixing a puncture on a bike can appear to be a daunting task at first, but it’s a simple process that will have you back on your bike [...] Read more
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How To Fix Your Bike – Find Your Creak!

The first step to fixing an annoying creak on your bike is finding out where it’s coming from. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN The moment you notice a noise on your bike, it’s best to take it to a quiet place away from traffic and go through all sections of the bike to try and isolate [...] Read more
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How To Untangle A Bike Chain

Ever been in the frustrating situation of a knotted chain that won’t straighten out? Click here to subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN It’s one of those problems that is easy to fix once you know how. Generally, your chain gets knotted when the top half crosses over the bottom half. Simply spread those two knots out [...] Read more
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How To Change A Bicycle Inner Tube

Fixing a puncture is an essential skill for any cyclist, but as this video shows you, it’s really quick and simple when you know how. Subscribe to GCN for more How To videos: http://gcn.eu/gcnsubs We cover all the basic steps, from tips on how to remove your wheels, through the act of safely removing the [...] Read more
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How To Fix A Flat Tyre – Fix A Road Bike Puncture

Our guide to fixing a flat bicycle tire on the roadside. Subscribe to GCN for more tips: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Getting a puncture is part of cycling. In this video we show you how to fix a road bike tyre. If you’re on a mountain bike the technique is exactly the same! The simplest way to fix [...] Read more
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How To Replace A Bicycle Chain

The chain on your bike wears out over time and eventually you’ll have to replace it. Fortunately, the process is pretty simple – Simon shows you how. Click here to subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN First thing to do is find out whether your chain is joined together with a pin or with a quick link. [...] Read more
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How To Fix A Bike Puncture – Repairing An Inner Tube

Puncturing your tyre when you’re out riding can spell disaster. If you run out of tubes, or fancy saving a bit of cash, it’s worth knowing how to repair a punctured tyre. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/gcnsubs Repairing a puncture with a puncture repair kit may seem old school, but it’s an important skill to have. [...] Read more
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