How Much Do Bigger Pulley Wheels Help? | GCN Tech Clinic

Published on November 24th 2021


Just like busses, we’ve had no oversized pulley wheel questions in a while and now two of them come along! Plus, we answer your questions about wheel balancing, aero gains, the dreaded chafing, cleaning winter grime off your bike, increasing control on descents and we address the… CAPS LOCK QUERY? 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 Don’t forget to drop all of your tech questions in the comments section below with #AskGCNTech so we can find them! 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Time Stamps: 0:16 - How many more links do I need to add to my chain if I have an over-sized pulley wheel? 2:00 - Is changing to an OSPW helpful? 3:11 - PLEASE STOP THE ALL CAPS! 3:31 - Is it safe to ride an unbalanced wheel? 5:09 - Why do I experience chafing? 6:38 - Is it okay to run a wider tyre at the front vs. the back on a TT bike? 8:21 - How should I clean my bike after a grimy winter ride with grit on the roads? 9:47 - How should you ride on descents? Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Superbike Vs. E Bike! 👉 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Watch Your Back - baegel.wav 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: