How Do I Raw My Frame Without Damaging My Bike? | #AskGMBNTech

Published on March 6th 2023


Welcome back to another episode of Ask GMBN Tech, where we try to answer all of your complex, scary, niche, and technical questions about mountain bikes and MTB-related tech! ⏱ Timestamps πŸ‘‡ 00:00 - Intro 00:44 - Should you still buy a new complete or build a bike using new & 2nd hand? 03:40 - Is it normal for dropper post levers to be stiffer when the post is weighted? 07:04 - I'm considering an SRAM Dub crankset and I'm wondering if it will work with my current SRAM GXP bottom bracket? 07:36 - If you use a lot of suspension (Downhill) should a lower point of engagement hub wear better? 08:58 - Can I run 29" front on a 26" bike? 10:07 - Do different suspension systems put different stress on bearings? 12:06 - I'm debating stripping my bike but I don't want to wreck the frame? Useful Links: Watch #shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Keep things fresh for spring with GMBN Casuals! πŸ›’ πŸ‘‰ πŸŽ™ Listen to the podcast on Audioboom here πŸ”— or search πŸ” 'GMBN Podcast' where you get your podcasts. Do you have an MTB-Tech-related question for us here? Use the hashtag #AskGMBNTech with your comment for a chance to be featured on the channel! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN Tech... πŸ“Ή Super Hub Vs Basic Hub πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Thumbs Up - Jobii #AskGMBNTech #GMBNTech #GMBN #MTB #MountainBiking #BikeMaintenance #QandA The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Komoot: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -