When Should You Replace Your Bike's Disc Brake Rotors? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on May 26th 2021


When should you replace the disc brake rotors on your bike? Are all 1:1 gear ratios equal? Should you deflate your bike's tyres before flying with it? All of these questions, and more, answered in this week's GCN 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/5Qn #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you have a burning bike tech related question? Leave it in the comments below using the hashtag #AskGCNTech and we'll answer it in a future episode of the GCN Tech Clinic! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 0:00 Intro 0:13 Should you deflate your tires before flying with your bike? 0:56 How do you know when to replace disc brake rotors? 2:03 What are the drawbacks of Schrader valves? 2:58 Are all 1:1 gear ratios created equal? 4:17 Can you lose weight after a single bonk? 5:17 Do you have to adjust your disc brakes with different wheels? 6:40 Can sparks damage a carbon frame? 7:32 What type of inner tubes are best? Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 https://gcn.eu/5Q3 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Maiden Voyage - Duke Herrington.mp3 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