Ready to shift gears? There are some tricks of the trade that everyone should know when it comes to shifting.

Take it from Diamondback and Bill Nye the Science Guy (aka Bill Nye the Bike Guy), the key to shifting is just a matter of timing and learning your own rhythm on the bike. Bill will give you tips on how to shift smoothly and optimize your energy while riding.

There are all kinds of shifters out there—from push button (trigger) shifters and STI to twist (grip) shifters. They all operate a little differently, but if you learn the basic principles, and you practice, you can ride any bike and shift with confidence.

Now, Get Into Gear with Bill Nye!