What Makes A Superbike A Superbike? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on December 8th 2021

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How often should you change the sealant in tubeless tyres? Do I need to "bed in" an old brake pad to a new disc? Is a carbon seat post that much more comfortable than an alloy one? Alex answers these questions and more on this week's Tech Clinic! 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/4GC #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Time Stamps: 0:20 - What is a superbike? 1:06 - How often should we maintain our tubeless tyres? 2:40 - Freehub sound has disappeared!? 4:04 - Do I need to "bed in" an old brake pad to a new disc? 4:44 - My bike's gears have never shifted well, what's wrong with them? 6:23 - Is a carbon seat post that much more comfortable than an alloy one/does offset matter? 8:08 - Will switching to a 1x setup on an old bike compromise the integrity of the frame? Need a tech question answered? Leave a comment below using #AskGCNTech and we'll get back to you in a future clinic! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 5 Maintenance MEGA MISTAKES! 👉 https://gcn.eu/6N3 Music - licensed by PSN 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. Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Facebook: http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram: http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter: http://gcntech.co/gcntechtweet YouTube: http://gcntech.co/subscribe GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse GCN auf Deutsch: https://gcn.eu/auf-deutsch GCN en Français: https://gcn.eu/GCNENFRANCAIS GCN Training: https://gcn.eu/gcntraining GCN Racing: https://gcn.eu/gcn-racing GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribe EMBN: http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below