Tag: Retro Bike

Custom Paint – A Masterclass In Bespoke Bicycle Paintwork

(energetic electronic music) – Custom paint jobs are seriously cool. Everyone loves a really bling, sparkly paint job, but is custom paint just for pros like Peter Sagan or Mark Cavendish? Well, no, of course it isn’t, so to find out how you can get a bike custom painted and what it involves, I’ve come […]

The Coolest Custom Fixed Gear Bikes From The Rad Race

– So we’ve made it to the rad race, a race I’m gonna be competing in, but we thought it’d be a really good idea to come and take a look at some of the bikes. There’s gonna be some high risers, some flat bars, some short cranks, and some crazy paint jobs. So I […]

Building The Bike | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 4

– Right, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, building up the bike from scratch, something we see in the comments all the time. Now the eagle-eyed of you, first up, will notice it’s now got some logos on it. That’s thanks to the folks at Cycle-istiC who did in fact send some stickers […]

Chris Opie’s Orbea Orca Aero Presenter Bike

(logo whooshes) – Finally, after over seven months, I get to give you a proper look around my Orbea Orca Aero. I turned up at the GCN HQ on the 1st of June last year and we’ve been together ever since. (upbeat music) This bike is really special to me because I had some amazing […]

Team Bahrain Merida’s 2019 Reacto CF4 Disc | Phil Bauhaus’ Pro Bike

– This is the Merida Reacto of Phil Bauhaus, of the Bahrain-Merida team, a rider who’s joined the squad and well this aero road race machine will be taking him some victories in 2019. (dramatic whooshing) Let’s start with the frame then, naturally it comes in the beautiful, red, black and gold color-way, that matches […]

How To Clean Your Bike | GCN Tech’s Perfect Bike Wash

– It’s that time of year, where in the northern hemisphere we start to say goodbye to the winter months and instead get better weather. And with that in mind, there’s no better time, let’s face it, to actually clean up your bike so it’s looking and working just like new, or as close as […]

Is Suspension On Road Bikes Just A Gimmick? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 68

(bassy explosions) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week, we’ve got loads of new tech. New bikes, custom shades, the bike vault, your upgrade, plus our main talking point, is suspension on road bikes just a gimmick? Can of worms, that jon. – It is a can of worms. – Can of […]

CCC Pro Cycling Team’s Giant Trinity Time Trial Bike

– This absolute weapon is the Giant Trinity TT bike, as used in time trials by the CCC team. Now before I go into all the geeky, nerdy, beautiful, aero details on this machine, be sure to subscribe to GCN if you haven’t already. And also, click the little bell icon, as it’s free and […]

Is This The Most Aero Bike Racer In The World? | Rethinking Cycling Aerodynamics

– Today I’m in mid Wales and I’ve not just come here for the stunning backdrop behind but instead I’m going to meet a gentleman who is actually re-designing and re-thinking aerodynamics when it comes to road racing and time trials. And while reckon you’re going to absolutely love it because, get this, he’s even […]

Pro Cycling Hacks To Make Bikes More Comfortable | Vuelta a España Tech

(mechanical noise) (techno music) – Pro bike riders ride tens of thousands of kilometers each and every year and of course, part of that is keeping comfortable. So, I’m gonna take a look around the pros bikes and find out exactly how they stay comfortable, both with custom mods, as well as off the shelf […]