Narrow Handlebars, Optimum Tyre Pressure & Tubeless Decisions | GCN Tech Clinic

Published on March 15th 2023


This week Manon & Conor take on the tech clinic to answer your tech-related questions. Why do road cyclists have such narrow handlebars when mountain bikers' are so wide? What is the optimum tyre pressure when dealing with varied road conditions? Should you go for tubeless when cycling on a cobbled road, or opt for tubes and risk a puncture? All these and more on today's GCN tech clinic! 

0:00 - Intro
0:24 - Why do road cyclists have narrow handlebars?
2:17 - Choosing tire pressure for varied conditions
3:51 - Should I risk tubeless on cobbles
4:54 - Is sitting on your top tube bad for the carbon in carbon bikes?
5:54 - Help with new bike groupset

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