How To Use And Adjust Thru Axles On Your Road Bike
Published on November 14th 2016
More road bikes have disc brakes, so more are getting thru-axles. Here's our guide to using them without damaging your wheels and frame. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! http://gcn.eu/2eybQS6 It's a change that has already started to happen, but as more and more of us ride road bikes with disc brakes, we'll also start to use thru-axles. Much like quick releases, it's essential that you use thru-axles correctly as the consequences can be really quite bad. Unlike quick releases, thru-axles also have the potential to do irreparable damage to your frame and forks – something that, no doubt, you'll want to avoid too. Don't forget to LIKE and SHARE this video! Watch more on GCN... Thru Axles vs Quick Releases 📹 http://gcn.eu/2frlUvx How to remove and replace your rear wheel 📹 http://gcn.eu/2eybcnG Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/_TheGCNShop Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Alta Badia: http://gcn.eu/AltaBadia_ // Maratona Dles Dolomites: http://gcn.eu/MaratonaDlesDolomites_ Santini cycling kit: http://gcn.eu/1SFf8PV KASK helmets: http://gcn.eu/1FrbcHK fi’zi:k shoes and saddles: http://gcn.eu/1tsXI7S and http://gcn.eu/1KxBGd5 Topeak tools: http://gcn.eu/1Lc4HAj Canyon bikes: http://gcn.eu/1Oge4gz Muc-Off: http://gcn.eu/1XlT5Og Science in Sport: http://gcn.eu/1GrXo6n Ass Savers: http://gcn.eu/1XlTmkm Orbea bikes: http://gcn.eu/1oks6GH Trek Bicycles: http://gcn.eu/1RUwyGf Vision wheels: http://gcn.eu/1qHTlMu Zipp wheels: http://gcn.eu/1OcMUv5 Powertap: http://gcn.eu/1XlfT2p power2max: http://gcn.eu/1sdoPva Rotor: http://gcn.eu/1q3vtCo Reynolds: http://gcn.eu/1JjCDVL YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Google+ - http://gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GCN newsletter - http://gcn.eu/gcnnewsletter Leave us a comment below!