Is It Safe To Jump A Cross Country Mountain Bike? | #askGMBNTech

Published on February 15th 2021


It's time for another load of MTB tech questions in this week's #askGMBNTech! Got a question for Doddy? Submit it in the comments below using the hashtag 00:00 Intro 00:18 Seat tube angles, bottom brackets, and chainstays? 03:50 Crank upgrade? 04:56 Lefty forks? 09:56 Should mountain bikes use belt drives? 11:14 Is quick release dead? 12:42 How do you fix a bent rotor? 13:38 Is it safe to jump a cross country bike? 16:24 How to fit a cassette to an XD driver? 17:13 What's the deal with high pivot idler wheels? 20:02 Is it okay to leave mud on your bike? Subscribe to GMBN Tech: Pick up official GMBN merch: Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @gmbntech Sign up to the GMBN newsletter: Please submit your content to our uploader: we love to check out what you have been up to and may feature it on the show! Watch more on GMBN Tech... 📹 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound & Artlist Siamese Sea - Molife Nebulas - [ocean jams] Carpet - Dylan Sitts By The Harbor - Mhern #GMBNTech #GMBN #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling [ADD VIDEO SPECIFIC HASHTAGS 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! Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Pole Bikes: Park Tool: POC helmets and eyewear: crankbrothers pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: e*thirteen: Topeak: Garmin: Muc-Off: Mavic Wheels: crankbrothers seatposts: Komoot: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -