Understanding Torque: Why Does It Matter To Your Bike? | GCN Tech Crash Course Ep.4

Published on May 24th 2021

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Making sure the bolts on your bike are tightened to the correct torque is really important. It makes the bike safe to ride, and ensures it performs well. But what actually is torque, and why is it so important? In this episode of GCN Tech Crash Course, Alex tells you everything you need to know about torque, and why it's so important when you're maintaining your bike. 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/5H5 #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Let us know what you thought of our new Crash Course series 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/5Bk Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Carnaby Street - Ch@ntarelle ES_Run Boy Run (Instrumental Version) - Snake City ES_Strolling with You - John Runefelt ES_Trippin' (Instrumental Version) - Seroa ES_You're Mine (Instrumental Version) - The Furthermores 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