How Can You Check Your Bike Is Safe To Ride Again After A Crash | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on May 5th 2021

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This week on the GCN Tech Clinic we're talking about how to check your bike, and what warning signs to look for if you've been in a crash, how to measure wear on your chainrings and cassette, what to upgrade first if you're on a budget, and loads more! 0:00 Intro 0:26 How to fix a bent derailleur hanger? 2:37 How can you measure cassette wear? 3:36 What gears are best for riding on the flat? 4:27 Alloy frame with discs or carbon frame with rim brakes? 5:32 How to brake on a steep descent? 7:35 What should I upgrade first? 8:47 Do you need to grease Thru-axles? 9:18 What’s the best way to check your bike after a crash? 11:41 Can you get away with a chain that’s too short? 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://gcntech.co/x5 #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you have a burning Tech question? Be sure to leave it below using the hashtag #AskGCNTech​ and we'll answer it in a future tech clinic! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 https://gcntech.co/crosschain 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/gcntechtweet Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwif