Tag Archives: Global Cycling Network

How To True A Bicycle Wheel

Bicycle wheels can buckle due to a crash or simply go out of true. Daniel Lloyd explains how to straighten your wheels. Follow GCN on YouTube: http://gcn.eu/gcnsubs This is a video that we’ve had lots of viewer requests for: How To True A Bicycle Wheel. Truing wheels is one of those maintenance jobs that is […] Read more
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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. 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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Fix A Flat Fast – How To Change An Inner Tube In Record Time

Get back on the road in record time with our guide to replacing an inner tube in under two minutes. Comment below with your record! Click right here to subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Punctures aren’t great. You’re not going to find anyone who enjoys stopping at the side of the road and fixing a flat. […] Read more
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How To Repair A Bicycle Chain – GCN’s Roadside Maintenance Series

Repair a broken bicycle chain on the roadside with GCN’s latest cycling How To. Follow GCN on YouTube: http://gcn.eu/gcnsubs If your chain breaks when you’re out on a ride, don’t panic. We have a couple of simple methods to repair a bike chain and get you home. To repair a chain on the roadside you […] 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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