How Do Mountain Bike Gears Actually Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

Published on March 22nd 2020


Bicycle derailleur gears were first seen in 1905 on a French 2-speed setup. 115 years later the derailleur, chain and cassette are still the most efficient way of having multiple gears on a bike. But they’re very different from those crude early designs - shifting on modern-day transmissions is lightning fast; incredibly smooth and reliable. But how exactly do they work? Let’s take a closer look at a 2020 1X12 mountain bike drivetrain. In association with Shimano. - Subscribe: The GMBN Shop: Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @gmbntech 🔊 Global Bike Festival tickets available now 👉 The Global Bike Festival will take place from the 18-21 of June in Saalbach, Austria. #GMBNTech #GMBN #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling #BikeMechanic #BikeGears If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GMBN Tech... 📹 5 Minute Gear Setup - 📹 How To Bleed A Brake - 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Lazy Breeze - Ealot On My Street - Brendon Moeller Windwalker - Killigrew Everything - Tilden Parc Kids on the Porch (Clean Version) - Iso Indies Gold Teeth - roof feat Le. june Submit your content here: Brought to you by the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech delves deeper into the bikes, kit and technology that powers your rides! Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in, and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. If it’s off-road tech you’re after, look no further! The weekly GMBN Tech Show showcases the latest and biggest tech stories, with more besides. Fancy some factory tours and first looks to keep you informed of how the latest tech has arrived, as well as what they do on the trail? You’ve got it. Want some in-depth maintenance videos give you the knowledge to set up, look after and upgrade what you’ve got? Yep, we’ve got them, too. Lots of ‘em. In fact, our presenting team consists of bike industry professionals with decades of experience of wrenching, writing, and working at the cutting edge of mountain biking so we can keep you informed, entertained and engaged with all the tech that drives mountain bikes forwards! Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -