Can You Use A Carbon Road Bike On Gravel? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Clock00:00, Wednesday 14th July 2021

Are carbon road bikes okay to use on gravel? Should you get new bikes serviced? How often should you charge Di2? Alex answers these questions and more on this week's Tech Clinic!

00:17 Is it okay to use a carbon road bike on gravel and how do I protect my frame?
01:28 Would it be worth upgrading the components on my 10 year old bike or should I get a new one?
02:39 How do I stop my carbon bars and allow stem creaking/clicking when I sprint?
03:59 Is "carbon fibre" a posh way of saying plastic?
05:05 Are there any glasses or visors to help with Schermer's Neck (neck muscle fatigue) when riding a TT bike?
06:29 What maintenance should I do after my bike gets soaking wet in a rainstorm?
07:24 The manufacturer of my new bike suggests I need to get an inspection after 300km, is this really necessary?
08:32 How often should I charge my Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset?
09:59 Is my first bike (Aerodynamic, 10kg, Shimano Sora) good enough, or should I look for a new bike?

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