Tag: weight

New FSA E Bike Motor First Look

(upbeat music) – [Man] We’ve got a really exciting first look for you today. And I don’t think it’s something we’ve featured before on GCN. It’s a brand new, e-bike motor from FSA. And we’re going to tell you how it works and all the details. But, before we do that, make sure you subscribe […]

Anti-Gravity Wheel?

I am here at the University of Sydney where the mechanical engineering shop has built this incredible piece of apparatus for me. It is a forty pound, that is nineteen kilogram flywheel on the end of a meter long shaft. Can you imagine trying to hold this out horizontally with just one hand at this […]

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 […]

Which Way Is Down?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. Down here. But which way is down? And how much does down weigh? Well, down weighs about a 100th of a gram per cubic centimeter. It is light and airy, which makes it a great source of insulation and buoyancy for water birds. But if you let go of down… It […]

NEW Continental GP 5000 Tyres | GCN Tech’s First Ride

(electronic swoosh) – Continental made its first tire in 1871, it’s fair to say the German brand knows a thing or two when it comes to making tires. And it’s no coincidence that they are the most popular brand in the pro peloton. Now the GP 4000 was first introduced 14 years ago and it’s […]

Do E-Bikes Narrow The Gap Between Riders Of Different Ages And Weights?

– Are E-Bikes the great leveler? Do they bring equality to the hills and to the woods? On a physical level, do they bring mountain bikers together, or do they split them apart? But more than this, do E-Bikes narrow or widen the gap between riders of different ages, weights and abilities? (soft electronic music) […]

How A Titanium Bike Is Made | Moots Factory Tour

– Steamboat Springs, Colorado, population 12,088. A cycling paradise and home to one of cycling’s true artisans manufacturers, Moots. The grand masters of titanium. Last year they lent me a Route 45 gravel bike to ride in Iceland. And now we’re here to see how they practice their craft, how they actually make titanium bikes. […]

Should You Buy An E-Bike? Ask EMBN Anything About E-Biking

– Questions, questions, questions. It can only mean one thing, ask EMBN. (techno sounds) – Okay, so let’s kick things off. We’ve got a really good question here from Joseph Rennick. And he’s got, hi guys, there’s been no convincing me that e-bikes are the future of mountain biking. I understand every aspect of them […]

I Did Peloton For Two Weeks Straight And Here’s What Happened

Benji Jones: This bike costs $2,000, and it’s taking the cycling world by storm. It’s sold by the company Peloton, which reportedly now has more customers than even the spin giant SoulCycle. But what really sets it apart is convenience. Using a monitor attached to the bike, you can join a spin class from anywhere […]

Robert Gesink’s Bianchi Oltre XR4 Training Bike

– I’m here in Girona in Spain, which is one of the most popular destinations for professional cyclists to base themselves. Apparently there’s 130 of them living here. That’s incredible right? And I’ve just seen Robert Gesink returned from a training ride. I asked him very nicely, if I could take a look at his […]