Tag: canyon

The GCN Cycle Courier Challenge

– Is the Tour de France, or the Olympics, really the ultimate test for bikes? We’re not so sure that they are. Instead, we think the ultimate test might actually be the city streets that we ride on a daily basis. So, with that in mind, what is the best type of bike for city […]

How To Not Maintain Your Bike – Road Bike Maintenance

– We spend a lot of time here on GCN advising you about what you should do to maintain your bike. But very rarely do we say what you shouldn’t do. We’ve probably all been there, applying more and more pressure to a fragile, yet seemingly immovable bolt, only to find that instead of loosening […]

Pro Cycling – WorldTour Bikes Of 2016

Here’s GCN’s guide to the bikes the world tour teams will be riding in 2016 AG2R stick with Focus for their bikes decked out in this nice blue. Let’s face it, brown bikes just don’t work. The “Izalco Max” is their go-to frame of choice. Astana, along with Etixx–Quick-Step and Tinkoff are all sporting Specialized […]

Gravel Bike Vs XC Mountain Bike: Which Does It All Best

– Dan and I made a tongue-in-cheek video where we tried to answer two commonly asked questions. Firstly, what on earth is a gravel bike? And secondly, why might you want one? – You’re calling it tongue-in-cheek Si, but what I heard was more than bikes are boring. – Yes, well some of them are, […]

Canyon Grail Gravel Ride – Warburton, Victoria // Nov 16th 2019

It’s a super sunny Saturday morning here in Melbourne. I am heading out to Warburton, which is an hour’s drive east of Melbourne Into the hills I’ve been invited along to a Canyon gravel ride, which I could not turn down I’ve been in contact with Canyon in the last week or so in regards […]

The Biggest Road Bike Tech Flops Of All Time | GCN Tech Show Ep. 99

(metallic whooshing) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week we’ve got an action-packed show. We’ve got new bikes, secret tech. Hang on, what is the secret tech? – Shh, you’ll find out. – Okay. We’ve also got the Bike Vault, your upgrades, and a whole heap more. – Yeah, and our main […]

The Canyon Speedmax – Evolution Of A Triathlon Super Bike

– As the sport of triathlon grows as do the number of bikes that are available to us. So when it comes to choosing a new bike, the correct bike for yourself, it can be a really tough task. We have entry level bikes, mid range bikes, and high end bikes, but actually what is […]