Tag: watts

Heavyweight vs Flyweight | The Effect Of Rider Weight On E-Bike Range

– [Steven] They’re always trying to get much more range of the batteries in our e-bikes right? – [Jess] Yeah. And one way to do that is put it in eco mode, right? – [Steven] Alternatively you could shed some weight. – [Jess] What are you trying to say? – I’m trying to say you […]

10 Marginal Marginal Gains That Will Make You Cycle (A Tiny Bit) Faster

– The aggregation of marginal gains. Yep, the methodology made famous by Sir Dave Brailsford, in his pursuit, to turn British cycling, and then later Team Sky into winning organizations. The thinking being that if you can improve everything you do by just one percent, then these small improvements, added up over a long period […]

Do We Need Cycling Computers? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 37

(dramatic electronic thump) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week we’ve got a couple of spy shots of new bikes. We’ve got some custom shoes, we’ve got golden rollers. – And our big talking point this week, should you ride with or without a bike computer? – That’s a tough one. And […]

How Much Power Is Your Bike Costing You? | Ask GCN Anything

– Coming up on this week’s Ask GCN Anything. How much power are you losing through your drivetrain? Is it more aero to be on the hoods or on the drops? We’ve got some team time trial technique tips, which is a little bit of a mouthful. And why is the final day of a […]

Best New Tech For Road Bikes Part 2 | Taipei Cycle Show 2018

– I’m back at the Taipei Bike Show for a look at more of the hottest new cycling tech, because this place is absolutely huge. There’s over 65,000 square meters of exhibition space, and over 1,000 individual exhibitors. So, strap yourselves in, and let’s get hunting for tech. (upbeat music) Yesterday, I saw a carbon […]

Where To Fit A Power Meter On Your Bike | GCN Tech Does Science

(dramatic thuds) (upbeat music) – Training with power has become one of the most talked about ways of both improving performance and fitness in recent years. Gone are the days of being out, slogging yourself for hours on end, and well, just hoping for the best in terms of fitness. However, what’s really important is […]

7 Aero Hacks To Cycle Faster | Smash Your Next Triathlon Bike Leg

– [Narrator] Resistance is our biggest boundary when riding a bike so to make it so fast. We basically want cheat the wind and that’s where aerodynamics comes in. But to make ourselves more air on the surface that’s what’s in the bike. It doesn’t necessarily need to cost us anoma like he can do […]

How Fast Are The Pro XC Racers? | Neil Donoghue Vs Titouan Carod

(explosion) – Just how fast is a cross-country pro racer? Well, I’ve been invited by Shimano to come to the south of France to race a BMC pro Titouan Carod. Titouan’s young racer. He won the under 23 overall World Cup championship twice. His first year in elite, he finished sixth overall. 2018, he had […]

Can A Super Bike Make Up For A Lack Of Talent? | The GCN Show Ep. 325

– Mmm. Are you recording this, John? (laughing) (beeping) – From the majestic climbs of Malibu, California. Welcome to the GCN show. – Welcome to the GCN show brought to you by Wiggle. – This week we find out just how much is down to the bike and how much is down to the rider? […]