How To Set Up Cable Disc Brakes On A Bike| Bicycle Maintenance Basics

Published on March 16th 2020


Disc brakes are a common feature on bikes now as they offer increased braking performance in all conditions. Cable operated disc brakes on road bikes offer a cheaper alternative to hydraulic brake callipers and are easy to set up and maintain. In this video Ollie explains the basic components, initial setup and how they work as well as offering some tips to get the most stopping power from the brakes. Check out the GCN App: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Brakes are not only an important safety feature on your bike but can also help you ride faster once you learn when and how to brake. Do you use cable disc brakes? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below 🔧 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 - Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 True A Bent Disc Rotor | Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: 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 -