How To Prepare Your Bike For A Sportive | Ridesmart

Published on October 25th 2015


Ridesmart is a series in partnership with British Cycling aimed at Sportive riders. Make sure that your bike is up to the task to get the most from your next sportive. Click here to subscribe to GCN: You should check your bike before your sportive so that one simple, avoidable mechanical issue doesn't derail months of careful training and preparation. These checks shouldn't take you too long, plus, they'll take even less time if you keep on top of your regular maintenance. Check out the tips in this video! Watch more Ridesmart videos: And, check out GCN’s sportive tips playlist: Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: Rest of World: Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele /