Do Carbon Fiber Seatposts Make Bikes More Comfortable? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on May 4th 2022


On this week's tech clinic we answer the question, does a carbon seatpost actually improve comfort? As well as this, how do I get my disc pads to last longer, what is the maximum pressure for hookless rims, why do bikes get more flat tyres than cars and more! Alex and Ollie answer your tech questions! 0:17 - What Is The Maximum Tyre Pressure For Hookless Rims? 1:29 - If I want A Smaller Front Cassette Do I Need To Adjust The Front Derailleur? 2:23 - Does A Carbon Seatpost Increase Bike Comfort? 3:36 - What Do I Do IF I Find Myself Spinning Out In My Biggest Gear? 5:46 - Why Do Bikes Get More Flats Than Cars? 7:18 - How Do I Get My Disc Brake Pads To Last Longer? 7:55 - Why Do My Tubeless Tyres Deflate Over Time? 9:44 - What’s The Most Efficient Size For A Front Chainring? Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: Download the GCN App for free: Visit the GCN Shop: Join us at the Global Bike Festival: Join the GCN Club: Do you have any burning tech related questions? Let us know in the comments down below using #AskGCNTech, and we'll get back to you in a future tech clinic! Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 How Bad Is Cross Chaining? 👉 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 📹 Watch the latest GCN Tech Show 👉 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Dust till Dawn - Dusty Decks #gcntech #gcn #cycling #roadbike #askGCN #askGCNTech #TechClinic Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / 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: Giro Helmets: Pinarello Bikes: Zipp Wheels: Topeak Tools: Canyon Bikes: Pirelli Tyres: Orbea Bikes: Vision Wheels: Wahoo Fitness: Park Tool: Elite Bottles: Whoop Fitness: Komoot: Selle Italia: SIS: Zwift: Shimano Wheels: Shadow Stand: DMT Shoes: Muc-Off: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -