Tag: lightweight

Vincenzo Nibali’s Merida Scultura | Bahrain Merida Pro Bike

– Vincenzo Nibali, an absolute legend of the sport of cycling, and here at the Giro d’Italia, he is lighting up the 2019 race, a race he has won on two occasions back in 2013 and 2016. But what is the bike of choice that he could take to victory here in Italy? And it […]

Alberto Contador’s Trek Emonda SLR | Tour de France 2017

(heavy music) – This is Alberto Contador’s brand new Trek Emonda. Now the previous Trek Emonda was just 690 grams for the frame, and this one, just released, is now 640 grams, and that’s for the same size frame as Alberto is riding here, which is a size 56. Now, Trek’s sell two different geometries […]

Personalised & Lightweight Pro Cycling Tech From The Giro d’Italia 2019

– I’m here at the Giro d’Italia, and it’s time to go and find some of the lightweight and custom tech on the rider’s bikes. Let’s go and have a look. Right, I’ve just happened to bump into Alexander Vinokourov of the Astana team, and he has got, probably the most bling pair of shoes […]

What To Look For When Choosing A New MTB Tyre? | Everything You Need To Know

– In every single upgrade video we’ve ever done, we always talk about getting the right set of tires. It’s really important. It’s the only contact you have with the trail, so, you could have your suspension set up completely perfectly and carbon fiber everywhere, but your bike’s not going to ride very well if […]

Egan Bernal’s Pinarello Dogma F12 X-Light | Tour de France 2019 Pro Bike

– This is a climber’s bike in every sense of the term. It is the brand new Pinarello Dogma F12 X-Light of Team Ineos’s Colombian climbing sensation, Egan Bernal. (heavy metal music) I know a lot of you will have already watched Ollie’s first look at the new Dogma F12 back in April, so I’m […]

Canyon Ultimate CF EVO Disc | GCN Tech First Look

– You’ve got to love a brand new bike! This is the new Canyon Ultimate CF Evo Disc. (zapping) This bike is the latest in an evolution that started the Canyon all the way back in 2004 with a bike that was called the Project 3.7. The idea behind that project was to explore the […]

Can You Climb On Aero Wheels?

– You’re in the market for a new set of wheels, and although there are lots of different types available, you’re probably wondering, should I get some deep section aero wheels, or some lightweight climbing ones? But, although deeps look really cool, I mean they look mint, don’t they, people often wonder, will they be […]

Jon’s Favourite Pro Bikes From The 2020 Tour Down Under

– As you know, I absolutely love my bikes and my bike tech. And I’m lucky enough to be here at the Santos tour down under, where every single world tour team is. So that means that these grubby little hands and these eyes can check out all the bikes in their glory. And I’m […]

Does Weight Matter On A Mountain Bike? | Lightweight Vs Heavy MTB

– Now there’s long been a push in the market for sort of lighter and lighter bikes, and known to be pedaling a tank uphill, but can actually that heavier bike play any benefit when going back down? Well so today we’re going to have a little look, by adding weights and doing a few […]