Tag: retro

REVIEW Triumph Scrambler XE 1200 FIRST RIDE

Smile -Maker rides again! I said to the guy at the dealership, what would you recommend as a tourer in your retro range and this is the one he recommended and I was like…’Really?” it certainly doesn’t LOOK like a tourer… but if you’re touring meaning you want to go everywhere on-road, off-road,riding on the […]

4 Bits Of Retro Cycling Tech You Should Know About

– Here at GCN, we really do love a bit of retro-tech, and we know you do too. – So we thought we’d share with you some of our favourite bits of old school tech. (old-fashioned music) – Starting with these Spinergy Rev X wheels. Now the company was set up in the early 1990’s […]

Selecting Parts For The Build | Garbage To Gravel -ish Episode 2

(electronic swishing) – Right, here we are, episode two of Garbage To Gravel ish, although it’s more of an adventure bike I’m going to be creating because I’m going to be using that old Saracen mountain bike frame that was in the bottom of my shed, and putting some new, and some not quite so […]

The Kirk Precision Magnesium Bike | The Revolution That Never Happened

– Whilst at Goldnave Cycles in Bicester, I got a glimpse of a few of these Kirk Precision frames. Now, I’ve not actually seen any of these for quite a number of years, probably over twenty, in fact, and well, Brian, he’s even got three of these here, so I thought I’m going to share […]

How Cheaply Can You Build A Fixed Gear Bike? | Cheap Bike To Fixie Ep.1

– Sometimes, you can’t beat the simplicity of riding along on a bike with no gears. Maybe to commute to work, or pop to the shops, or even a little pootle around with your mates. In this series of videos, we’re going to convert a commonly available old road bike into a fashionable fixie. Oh, […]

Is Gravel The New Road? | The GCN Show Ep. 275

– From Kenso, Maine – [Boys] Welcome to the GCN Show! – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by Wiggle. – This week we talk gravel, the super wheel, Russian potholes, and we look back at the Amstel Gold race. – Got loads of new stuff this week, haven’t we? Some tech of […]