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Will Modern Road Bike Wheels Fit A Retro Bike Frame? | GCN Tech Clinic

(whoosh) – Welcome back to another episode of the GCN Tech Clinic, where your problems I try to solve. So if you’ve got one, leave it for me down there in the Comments section below. Right, I’m going to crack on. First question this week comes in from Carlos Martins, who says, “Jon, I’m having […]

Road Bikes With Disc Brakes: Hot Or Not? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 70

(logo zooms) – Welcome to the GCN Tech show. – This week we’ve got ourselves a new GPS, a book all about climbs, a new 12-speed group set, plus a brand new Pinarello. – And our main talking point, which look better, disc brake bikes or rim brake bikes. – Well, I know the answer […]

What Are Bike Dynamos And How Do They Work?

(cinematic music) – I hope you’re ready for some serious tech, because in this video, we’re gonna be looking at dynamos and we’re gonna explain what they are, how they work, and why you should be using one. For this video, we’ve luckily been sent a nice new pair of HUNT SuperDura Dynamo wheels, which, […]

Custom Paint – A Masterclass In Bespoke Bicycle Paintwork

(energetic electronic music) – Custom paint jobs are seriously cool. Everyone loves a really bling, sparkly paint job, but is custom paint just for pros like Peter Sagan or Mark Cavendish? Well, no, of course it isn’t, so to find out how you can get a bike custom painted and what it involves, I’ve come […]

Building The Bike | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 4

– Right, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, building up the bike from scratch, something we see in the comments all the time. Now the eagle-eyed of you, first up, will notice it’s now got some logos on it. That’s thanks to the folks at Cycle-istiC who did in fact send some stickers […]

Is Suspension On Road Bikes Just A Gimmick? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 68

(bassy explosions) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week, we’ve got loads of new tech. New bikes, custom shades, the bike vault, your upgrade, plus our main talking point, is suspension on road bikes just a gimmick? Can of worms, that jon. – It is a can of worms. – Can of […]

Is This The Most Aero Bike Racer In The World? | Rethinking Cycling Aerodynamics

– Today I’m in mid Wales and I’ve not just come here for the stunning backdrop behind but instead I’m going to meet a gentleman who is actually re-designing and re-thinking aerodynamics when it comes to road racing and time trials. And while reckon you’re going to absolutely love it because, get this, he’s even […]

Pro Cycling Hacks To Make Bikes More Comfortable | Vuelta a España Tech

(mechanical noise) (techno music) – Pro bike riders ride tens of thousands of kilometers each and every year and of course, part of that is keeping comfortable. So, I’m gonna take a look around the pros bikes and find out exactly how they stay comfortable, both with custom mods, as well as off the shelf […]