Why Don't Pros Use Narrower Base Bars on Time Trial Bikes? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on September 29th 2021


How do I make my MTB faster on the road? Can I route existing brake cabling into a new fully integrated aero frame? What lubricant should I use on my bottom brackets? You asked the questions, now Alex and Ollie have the answers to these queries and more on 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/6vc #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike 00:00 Intro 00:23 How do I stop my cleats from getting loose? 01:25 Should I add extra chain links when installing a new cassette? 02:39 Why don't pros use narrower base bars on TT bikes? 03:20 Can I route existing mechanical disc brakes through a new fully integrated frame? 05:02 Can I ride a 12-speed bike on an 11-speed turbo trainer? 06:03 How can I make my XC MTB faster on the road? 07:15 What lube should I use on bottom bracket bearings? Let us know your tech questions by commenting below with the hashtag #AskGCNTech and we'll answer them in future episodes of the GCN Tech 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... 📹 Are Self Driving Cars Safe Around Cyclists? 👉https://gcn.eu/TechShow196 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Zone Out - Daniel Fridell.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