Do Riders At The Tour de France Change Their Tyres Every Day? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on July 7th 2021


Do pro cyclists at the Tour de France swap their tyres every day? When should you replace tubeless rim tape? Is it OK to use automotive brake cleaner on your bike? 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: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #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 Tech Clinic! 00:00 Intro 00:23 Is it safe to use a drill to remove through axles? 01:11 When you should replace tubeless rim tape? 02:05 Carbon frame with alloy wheels or vice versa? 02:55 Do grand tour riders change their tyres every stage? 04:05 How do you set up rim brake pads with long drop callipers? 05:14 Is car brake cleaner ok on bikes? 05:34 What's the correlation between HR and power? 07:32 How much torque should you use on saddle rails? 08:29 Do you need to swap both chainrings at the same time? 10:13 When will we see a flying bicycle? If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: 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. GCN Japan: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Zwift: