Should You Get A New Chain When You Replace Your Cassette? | GCN Tech Clinic

Published on May 2nd 2018


Jon is back in the tech clinic answering all your pressing cycling tech questions. This week we're focussing mostly on chains and cassettes: when to replace them, what's compatible with what, and keeping them running longer. Subscribe: The GCN Shop: It's not all chains though this week, Jon is also talking cutting seatposts to make your bike lighter, track cyclists' strange stem angles, and why we don't run tyres at the manufacturer's recommended pressures. If you've got any other cycling tech related questions, send them in using the hashtag #askgcntech If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... Spring Clean Your Bike 📹 Tyre Pressure explainer 📹 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / 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 mountain biking tech. Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -