Join James May As He Teaches You About Bike Maintenance

While we should really have been enjoying the next episode of The Grand Tour today, instead we’ve been treated to five minutes of James May performing some routine maintenance on his road bike. No, not one with an engine. It turns out The Grand Tour presenter is quite into cycling these days.

In this video, he addresses the bike’s brakes, specifically the placing of the pads in regards to the wheel. By toeing in the brakes, as James shows you with some wood between his legs (yep), you get a much better feel and more modulative brakes. I’ll let James explain…

Let us know if you want this series to continue! While we’ve had The Grand Tour taken away from us until later this year, I’ll take anything right now.

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