Tag Archives: Cycling

How To Fix A Creaking Bottom Bracket Or Cranks

Making enemies with your creaking bike? Don’t fear, Simon Richardson is here to solve all your problems! Become a GCN Fan: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN It’s incredible how many causes there can be of an annoying creak in your drivetrain. Chainrings, bottom brackets, pedals, cleats, and even your mech hanger can be the cause of your problem. Going through all of the points that Simon mentions in this video should solve the majority of problems. Music: The Main Stem – Big Bullets: http://gcn.eu/1x6T0EO Buy GCN Cycling Kit! Click here: http://gcn.eu/BuyGCNKitYT […]

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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 in no time. Firstly, we show you how to locate the puncture in the inner tube by checking the inside of the tyre for the problem and then -partially re-inflating the tube-. […]

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How To Fix A Snapped Bike Chain – Progressive | Trail Doctor

http://www.epictv.com BUY EPIC GEAR, TESTED BY THE BEST: GoPro, Sony, DJI, ION, Magicam, Optrix, Hitcase and more http://shop.epictv.com Everyone at some point in their riding experience will snap a chain, probably on a steep climb, and they’ll probably land square on their face in the dirt, much like mountain bike maniac Dan Milner here. But don’t worry. Just pick yourself up and get on with fixing it. Not sure how? Well you’re in luck! Just watch this ‘how to’ and you’ll be back in the saddle in […]

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How to Fix Squeaky Bike Brakes

Watch more Bike Repair & Equipment videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/316392-How-to-Fix-Squeaky-Bike-Brakes An idyllic bike ride can quickly be ruined by squeaky bike brakes. Here’s a checklist of common squeaky brake culprits and how to fix them. Step 1: Clean the pads Clean the brake pads and rims with a clean rag dampened with an oil-free cleaner, such as rubbing alcohol, to remove debris. You may need to remove the wheel for access. Tip Bike brakes may be cantilever, side-pull, or disk. Determine which type of brakes you have to learn […]

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Fixing A Slipping Clutch on Motorised Bicycle (Full Tutorial)

Fixing a sliding clutch can improve performance of your motorised bicycle. Causes can be due to foreign objects such as oil, fuel and dirt going inside the clutch. Replacement clutch pads can be bought here: http://www.zbox.com.au/spares.htm Or even just ‘Google’ or search on eBay for ‘motorised bicycle clutch pads’. source Click here for the best online deals on bike accessories, electric bikes, kids bikes, mountain bikes, bicycle frames, and much 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 the noise. Once you’ve found it, follow the links to our relevant videos to learn how to fix them once and for all. Check out our ‘creakbuster’ playlist here: http://gcn.eu/fixcreaks Buy GCN […]

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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 and pull the chain back over your derailleur and chainset and the issue SHOULD be solved! Buy GCN winter kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/TheGCNShop Buy GCN Santini […]

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How To Fix Mountain Bike Brake Rub, MTB Disc Brakes

This is one of the easiest fixes out there. Whether you are out riding or back at home working on your whip it’s a quick 3 minute fix that will leave you riding waaaaay better. Let’s face it having your mountain bike’s brakes rub is a little like having your soul sucked out slowly by dementors from Harry Potter (nerd). Every pedal revolution you can feel it sucking energy out of you. So don’t give in to brake rub, just pull over and fix it. To fix […]

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