44 min

Podcast 92: What Do Mechanics Look For When Buying a Bike? Cycle Systems Academy

    • Sports

Many of you will know that generic bike reviews are often little more than marketing pap or re-hashed press releases, only for the bike’s flaws to be knowingly highlighted in the following year’s review of its replacement. As if the reviewer didn’t know them in the first place!
As mechanics, we work on many 9/10 reviewed bikes regularly, see which ones walk the talk and why. What factors make a bike great to ride, simple to work on (or at least not a nightmare) and future proof in an ever changing world?
Join Sean and John for a subjective, if informed view in what they look for when selecting a new steed.

Click to view: show page on Awesound

Many of you will know that generic bike reviews are often little more than marketing pap or re-hashed press releases, only for the bike’s flaws to be knowingly highlighted in the following year’s review of its replacement. As if the reviewer didn’t know them in the first place!
As mechanics, we work on many 9/10 reviewed bikes regularly, see which ones walk the talk and why. What factors make a bike great to ride, simple to work on (or at least not a nightmare) and future proof in an ever changing world?
Join Sean and John for a subjective, if informed view in what they look for when selecting a new steed.

Click to view: show page on Awesound

44 min

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