Is Your Bike Holding You Back?

Published on September 12th 2022


Does having that shiny new MTB make you a better rider or faster down the trails!? Neil Donoghue walks you through some practical steps to decide whether or not your bike might be holding you back, highlights some important things to look out for, and gives you some simple solutions to solve any problems you might be facing! ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 2:14 - Right bike for you? 4:48 - Better or faster? 7:38 - Old school tech is slow? 10:47 - How can I improve my bike? Useful Links: Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ πŸ‚ New Autumn Collection πŸ›’ πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ Do you think you need the latest and greatest technology to enjoy mountain biking? Let us know in the comments!πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή Every MTB Jump Explained! πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Bang Bang (Instrumental Version) Thompson Town Flowers Fredagsmys K2 - Henyao Wash Timothy Infinite #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking #bikesetup #oldschoolmtb 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: POC helmets and eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Dainese Protection: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: e*thirteen: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Muc-Off - Wahoo: Komoot: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Tech - 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 -