How To Shift Your Gears Correctly

Clock00:00, Wednesday 7th February 2024

What are gear ratios? Why is your gear shift not smooth? What is a bicycle cassette? These are all normal questions for a beginner cyclist, and getting your head around bicycle mechanics and gears can be confusing. Conor and Manon talk you through how to use and shift gears effectively.

00:00 Intro
00:53 How do road bike gears work?
01:29 What do bike cassette numbers mean?
03:40 How to use bike gears properly
04:37 Change your bike gears early
05:40 Change your gears regularly
07:00 Smooth gear changes
07:40 Avoid cross-chaining

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