STOP! How to set up and maintain your bicycle brakes | GCN Tech Crash Course Ep.2

Published on May 10th 2021

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Making sure your brakes are working properly is probably the single most important maintenance task for a home mechanic. Being able to stop effectively is key to riding safely - so you need to make sure your brake pads have enough life left in them for your next ride. In this video, Alex shows you how to remove and install your brake pads (both disc, and rim), so you can stop safely. Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/5Ii #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike When did you last change your brake pads? Let us know in the comments below! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 https://gcn.eu/5I5 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Watch Closely (Instrumental Version) - Iso Indies ES_Maiden Voyage - Duke Herrington ES_Jellyfish Chute - Jobii ES_Don't Test Me (Instrumental Version) - Iso Indies ES_Dentist Appointment - Dylan Sitts 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 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: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtweet Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwif