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Hottest New Road Bike Tech | Eurobike 2018

– Brace yourselves because coming up we have got some the hottest, new road bike tech out there. – That’s right, we’re here at Eurobike. 13 halls and over 1400 exhibitors, showing the latest and greatest products. – We’ve got our work cut out Ollie, we better get a move on. You go that way, […]

Tech Extra: New Road Bike Tech At The 2017 Taipei Cycle Show

– The Taipei Cycle Show is one of the biggest events in the bike industry calendar. Everyone is here in some form or another and in fact, there’s as many meetings behind closed doors as there are in the exhibition hall. So what does that mean for us? Well, firstly, this is a great place […]

GCN’s Top 10 Cycling Apps

– Coming up on GCN, top ten cycling apps. First up on our list is a brand new app, just released called Fitness AR. Which is a bit of a glimpse into the future, but also a detailed augmented reality look at the ride you’ve already done in the past. It is powered by map […]

Orica-Scott Cycling Team Car | Tour de France 2017

– Teams cars are the nerve centre of a professional cycling team on a Grand Tour so let’s have a closer look at the Orica Scott Team Car. (light music) First up let’s have a look at the outside of the car on the roof rack. Now Orica Scott’s got eight bikes on top, four […]

Bikes Of The 2017 Pro Peloton Part 1

(upbeat music) – [Announcer] Ready for a bit of cycling bling? In no particular order, here is a rundown of the WorldTour team bikes of 2017. AG2R La Mondiale have brought in a new manufacturer for the WorldTour this year. British company Factor replaced Focus as this French team’s bike of choice. They have the […]

Why Do Professional Cyclists Slam Their Stems?

– The pros are renowned for their aggressive slammed riding positions, but of late there’s been an increasing trend towards the extreme. (calm music) Now, when you consider that my bike is pretty slammed, and by that I mean there’s a big differential between bar and saddle height, the same as when I was racing, […]

Bike Tech Overload | 2017 Taipei Cycle Show Day 2

(muted crowd noise) – Ah. Morning. (grunts) Tell you what, I should really have brought a sleeping bag. Clearly an amateur at this bike-packing malarkey. Right, day two at the Taipei Cycle Show. Need to find some breakfast and then, we’re gonna go look for some more awesome tech. (techno music) Just stopped by at […]

Bikes Of The 2017 Pro Peloton Part 2

As promised, here comes part 2 of our look at the WorldTour team bikes of 2017. Let’s start with the Cervélo bikes of Dimension Data, they have some seriously flash components on board. The S5 or the R5 are the frame options, depending on the race – we spotted a prototype R5 at the Dubai […]

Is Steel Real? | 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Steel

– Steel is the most traditional of bike materials, it’s got a long and distinguished career in cycling. And while new wonder materials have stolen it’s limelight there are many people for whom a steel bike is the dream bike but how does it really compare? Well yeah steel is steel yes but there are […]