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Richie Porte’s Trek Speed Concept Time Trial Bike

– I’m here with the Trek Speed Concept time trial bike belonging to Richie Porte of the Trek-Segafredo team. He’s new to the squad, the 2009 team. So let’s have a look at this beast of a bike, which the Tasmanian Devil is hoping to pilot to victory this season. (booming sounds) (rap backing music) […]

Painting A Bike Ourselves | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 2

– In a previous episode, I found and collected the cheap bike, which I’m gradually going to be turning into a super bike. And I’ve stripped it down, as you can see. And by doing so, I was able to get a good look at the frame and forks to make sure that everything was […]

GCN Tech Asks The Pros | How Do You Choose Your Stem Length?

– Now for many years, most professional cyclists, regardless of their size, would actually put at least a 120 millimetre stem on their bike. Reason being, normally they thought it was faster or more aerodynamic, but what I want to know is, is this still the case, or have pros changed? Let’s go and find […]

The World’s Fastest Bike? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 67

(metallic whooshing) – This week, we’ve got hot new tech from Flanders, plus casual clothing for cyclists who like to remain, well, understated I guess. – Plus, a bike that’s gonna be used in next week’s Hour record attempt. – And all the usual favorites. (energetic electronic music) (metallic whooshing) Right, first up this week […]

Can We Turn A Cheap Bike Into A Super Bike? Ep. 1

– Following on from our cheap bike versus super bike videos on GCN I thought to myself, can I turn a cheap bike into a super bike but within a budget? Now what am I gonna do with this? Well obviously I’m gonna upgrade the components on it as well as maybe making it look […]

Dan Martin’s Colnago V2R Race Bike

– This is the Colnago V2-R of Dan Martin of Team UAE Emirates, a really sleek looking bike and I’ve wanted to take a look at it for quite some time now. So let’s have a look at all the details. (whooshing) The frame is the Colnago V2-R and these have been around for a […]

How To Lube A Bike Chain | GCN Tech’s Guide To Oiling Your Bicycle Chain

(upbeat music) – Lubricating your chain is not necessarily as easy as it may sound, certainly not for everybody out there. So the purpose of lubricating your chain is basically to have more efficient drivetrains, that means a lower friction, as well as reducing the chance of any corrosion, plus the chance of wearing out […]

Simon Yates’ SCOTT Addict Race Bike | Michelton SCOTT Pro Bike

(dramatic music) This is the Scott Addict RC, belonging to Simon Yates of the Mitchelton-Scott squad. And while Simon, he rides a size extra small frame, and he sized down, actually this year, from a size small. Now he stands at one meter, 70 in height, which is around about five foot, seven. His brother, […]

Building A Retro Replica Bike | 1920’s (ish) Giro Challenge Part 1

(logo whooshing) – Now what with it being the Giro d’italia I was having a chat to Si in the office about how tough the riders were back in the 1920s. How they battled over mountains with just two gears on their bikes. One on either side of a flip-flop hub. And I said to […]