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

Published on May 5th 2021


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?

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