Do Carbon Fibre Bike Frames Have A Shelf Life? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on February 17th 2021

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Do carbon fibre bike frames fatigue over time? Should you ride shorter or longer cranks? What's the actual difference between carbon and alloy spokes? All of these questions, and more, answered in this week's GCN Tech Clinic! 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/5ac #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you have a burning tech question? Leave it in the comments below using the hashtag #AskGCNTech and we'll answer it in a future episode of the GCN Tech clinic! 0:00 Intro 0:11 Does Carbon Fibre Have A Shelf Life? 1:09 Shorter Or Longer Cranks? 2:16 Should You Park Your Bike In A Certain Gear? 3:10 What's The Difference Between Carbon & Alloy Spokes? 4:59 Why Is Your Front Mech Skipping A Gear? 6:15 Why Are Some Freehubs So Loud? If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 How to set your saddle height: https://gcn.eu/50g Music - licensed by PSN 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. GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee