5 WorldTour Bike Mechanic Hacks to Avoid | Maintenance Monday

Published on November 29th 2021

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Professional cycling teams’ mechanics are certainly experts when it comes to bike maintenance, but it is not always best to copy what they do. World Tour mechanics always have speed in mind and an almost endless supply of parts, meaning they can take more risks with pro bikes than we should with ours. Here are our top five examples of when NOT to copy the pros! Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/BlackFridaySale #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike 00:00 Intro 00:23 Wheel Gun 01:05 Torque Wrenches 01:50 Jet Wash 02:35 Oil in Bearings 03:28 Compressed Air Is there anything we missed? Please let us know in the comments below! 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Pro Tips for Riding FAST! - https://gcntech.co/PaceFast Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Rainy Decline - Aiyo.mp3 ES_Cut the Corner - Luwaks.mp3 ES_Dreaming of Lhotse - Ooyy.mp3 ES_Kicking Back - The Grateful 7.mp3 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Facebook: http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram: http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter: http://gcntech.co/gcntechtweet YouTube: http://gcntech.co/subscribe GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse GCN auf Deutsch: https://gcn.eu/auf-deutsch GCN en Français: https://gcn.eu/GCNENFRANCAIS GCN Training: https://gcn.eu/gcntraining GCN Racing: https://gcn.eu/gcn-racing GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribe EMBN: http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below