Video - Gear Shifting Basics - Flat Bar Shifters
Gear Shifting Basics - Flat Bar Shifters
This video starts with an overview of the shifters typically found on bikes with a flat-bar. It then moves into a explanation of the gear combinations and how to effectively use them. It will also offer tips on how to avoid cross-chaining and minimizing the dropping of your chain.
0:36 Overview of Right and Left Shifters and Function
5:41 Combination of Gears Explained
7:38 How to Avoid Cross-chaining - Shifting Front Related to Rear
9:26 Front Derailleur - Avoid Shifting Under Heavy Load - Shifting on a Hill
10:56 Twist/Grip Shifters