Tag: carbon

Where Do Trees Get Their Mass?

Trees are some of the biggest organisms on the planet, but where do they get that matter to grow? Man: Rich nutrients out the ground. Man: Start with soil or in the air. Man: Goodness out of the soil, I suppose. Derek Muller: Comes out of the soil? Man: Yeah… Derek Muller: Yeah… Derek Muller: […]

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

– [Cory] It may not look like it, but I’m creating one of the strongest and most versatile materials on Earth, graphene. You’ve probably heard buzz about it. Graphene made big waves back in 2004, and it’s knocked around science news ever since. – A global race for graphene. – You know, it’s not just […]

Review: Kalkhoff Integrale S11 Electric Bike

Hi, I’m Brett from The New Wheel in San Francisco we are an electric bike speciality shop and today I’m with the Kalkhoff Integrale a brand new bike from Kalkhoff this bike brings together a large capacity battery, a Shimano Alfine 11 speed internally geared hub and gates carbon belt drive to make one of […]

New FSA E Bike Motor First Look

(upbeat music) – [Man] We’ve got a really exciting first look for you today. And I don’t think it’s something we’ve featured before on GCN. It’s a brand new, e-bike motor from FSA. And we’re going to tell you how it works and all the details. But, before we do that, make sure you subscribe […]

The Most Expensive Bike In The Tour de France? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 81

– Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. This week we’ve got the truth about how that Team Ineos bike snapped in half, Team Deceuninck Quickstep have been spotted riding e-bikes at the Tour de France. – Naughty. – Your upgrades, the Bike Vault, plus our main talking points. – How expensive are Tour de France […]

Cheap Bike Vs Super Bike | Commuter Challenge

– [Ollie] We’ve see the difference between riding a cheap bike and a super bike while cycling. And, well, it’s pretty big. Super bikes allow you to ride faster for the same effort. And that’s probably why they feel so much fun. – [Hank] Yeah, but what about in the real world? What about riding […]

New Wilier Zero SLR | Lightweight Aero Bike First Look

– We have got a very exciting first look for you here today. This is the brand new Wilier Zero SLR. (upbeat electronic music) Now, Wilier is one of the most historic and recognizable bike brands in the world. This is its first super lightweight bike with disc brakes and fully concealed cables. In case […]

How Are Carbon Bike Pedals Made? | Look Cycle Factory Tour

– What is the most important innovation in road cycling? Well, there have been a few, but without doubt, one of the most important innovations is the clipless pedal. They’re widely used now, but this wasn’t always the case. It wasn’t until 1985 when Bernard Hinault won the Tour de France using clipless pedals that […]

The Hottest Bikes & Pro Tech Of The Giro d’Italia 2019

– It’s now time to check out some of the hottest bikes of this year’s Giro d’Italia and well, I’ll give you a clue, one of them is going to be a De Rosa but it’s not one of these. Let’s go see what they are. (mechanical sound) Now undoubtedly, one of the hottest bikes […]