How To Make Your Bike Survive Winter | Winter-Proof Your Road Bike

Published on December 3rd 2018

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The winter months can really take their toll on your road bike, so it's definitely worth making some changes to protect it from the elements. From mudguards/fenders to waterproof grease, Ollie runs you through winterising your road bike... GCN Christmas Gift Guide: http://gcntech.co/ef Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech GCN Tech Uploader: http://gcntech.co/upload Winter Tyres - Wider, often thicker tyres, will provide a greater degree of puncture resistance and grip but will roll a little slower. A good change for winter, however. Lights - In the darker winter months it's worth running lights from a safety perspective, be safe and be seen out there! Mudguards/Fenders - Keep your backside dry and keep the dirt off your bike with mudguards/fenders. A simple upgrade that you'll definitely thank yourself for. These are just a few of the changes Ollie suggests making to adapt your road bike for winter. Let us know what changes you make to your bike for the colder months. 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gcntech.co/ee Watch more on GCN Tech... Si's 15 Minute Bike Clean 📹 http://gcn.eu/rapidwash Music: Epidemic Sound A Day Outside 3 - Niclas Gustavsson Crystal Kid 1 - Tomas Skyldeberg Grounded High - Halcyon Lounge Waters - Jones Meadow Writings In The Sky - Halcyon Lounge 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 goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that matter. GCN Tech is utterly obsessed with seeking out and showcasing the best in bikes, tech, products and upgrades. Everywhere. Every week. From news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GCN Tech Show, pro bikes, set-up tips and more, we geek out over the tiny details that can make the big differences to you. With years of racing and industry expertise, we also bring you instructive maintenance videos to hone your mechanical skills, as well as behind the scenes factory tours and in-depth analysis of kit chosen by the pro peloton to keep your finger on the pulse of cycling’s latest technological innovations. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on cycling tech. Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee