Tag: aerodynamics

How To Slam Your Road Bike Stem To Cycle Faster

– Slammed stems look cool. There is simply no escaping it. Whilst we might not all be able to ride comfortably with our stems slammed, I’m sure many of us would like to be able to. After all, it gives you that pro look, doesn’t it? – It does, it’s a statement of intent that […]

10 Marginal Marginal Gains That Will Make You Cycle (A Tiny Bit) Faster

– The aggregation of marginal gains. Yep, the methodology made famous by Sir Dave Brailsford, in his pursuit, to turn British cycling, and then later Team Sky into winning organizations. The thinking being that if you can improve everything you do by just one percent, then these small improvements, added up over a long period […]

GCN’s DIY Aero Road Bike – It’s Free, But Is It Faster?

– We can all get aero for free. I mean dropping your head, tucking in your elbows, minimising your frontal area. It means you can actually go faster for the same power. But taking it to the next level involves spending money. – Yeah and the trouble is aero equipment can tend to be quite […]

Can Bikes Get Any Better? | GCN Tech Show Ep.85

– Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. This week we’re talking the world’s fastest socks, and the world’s biggest padlock, I mean it must be huge. – Yeah, I’m not sure if it is world’s biggest, but either way it’s an absolute whopper which you’re going to get to see. And, we’ve got all the […]

Do All Pro Cyclists Have Bike Fits? | GCN Asks The Pros

– Professional cyclists spend thousands of hours on their bikes each and every year so a correctly fitting bike is absolutely essential. So today I’m gonna go and ask some of the pros whether or not they’ve had a bike fit, if they’ve stuck to the recommendations, and also some more in depth answers too. […]

How To Sprint Faster On A Road Bike

– At some point in any bike rider’s life, you might want to sprint. Maybe you need to escape the local stray dog, beat your buddies to the cafe, or maybe even try and win a race. Either way, it’s likely you’ll want to improve on sprinting. (upbeat music) So in this video, myself and […]

Our Favourite Road Bike Tech From 2019 So Far | GCN Tech Show Ep. 69

(electronic sounds) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week, we’ve got some hot new aero shoes, new top secret tires, and your thoughts on road bikes with suspension. – Not to mention your upgrades and the bike vault. (upbeat electronic music) – Now it has been a quite quiet week in the […]

2016 Trek Madone: The technology behind the Ultimate Race Bike

The all-new Madone is a marvel in road cycling engineering. This bike will live in history as the product that transformed the standards of race bike performance forever. With unparalleled aerodynamics, unmatched ride quality, and unprecedented integration, this bike is the most advanced piece of cycling engineering in the history of the sport. The all-new […]