Tag: GCN Technology

What’s The Difference? – Carbon Fibre VS Aluminium Wheels

What’s The Difference? – Carbon Fibre VS Aluminium Wheels

(digital sounds) – People often wonder what the difference is between alloy wheels and carbon wheels. But what wheely is the difference? – What wheely is the difference? (laughter) – Don’t ask. – So most bikes come with…

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Convert Your Bike To A 1x / Single Chainring Setup!

Convert Your Bike To A 1x / Single Chainring Setup!

– Now, ranking up there in conversations in cycling, along with gravel bikes and tyre pressures and widths, certainly has to be the 1X drivetrain system. What is that exactly, then? Well, it’s when you have a single…

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Mathieu Van Der Poel’s Canyon Inflite CF SLX Cyclo-Cross Bike

Mathieu Van Der Poel’s Canyon Inflite CF SLX Cyclo-Cross Bike

(dramatic sound effects) – I’m here with the Canyon Inflite CF SLX of Mathieu Van der Poel, a rider who has, let’s face it, won more cyclocross races than I’ve had hot meals. He’s hot property right now…

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

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…

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The Incredible Bikes & Cycling Tech Of The First World War

The Incredible Bikes & Cycling Tech Of The First World War

– I’m at the Centrum Ronde Van Vlaanderen, or Tour of Flanders Center, here in Oudenaarde, Belgium. This is a really cool place. There’s loads to see and do here and it’s absolute must-visit for, well, any cycling…

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How To Adjust Cup & Cone Wheel Bearings On Your Bike – Maintenance Monday

How To Adjust Cup & Cone Wheel Bearings On Your Bike – Maintenance Monday

– Cup and cone bearings. Believe it or not, they’re not actually a thing of old, because there are a lot of high-end wheel sets and hubs that still come fitted with that type of bearing. Now their…

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Titanium | GCN Tech Does Science

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Titanium | GCN Tech Does Science

(collisions reverberating) – We’ve looked at the myths surrounding carbon fiber. We’ve lifted the lid on aluminum. We’ve investigated whether steel is in fact real; it was. But, there is still a big gap in the GCN Material…

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How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

– With the Cobbled Classic season here upon us, we start to see some changes on the bikes of professional cyclists. One of the most common changes is in fact, double wrapping handlebar tape. The reason they do…

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Team Sunweb’s 2019 Cervélo S5 Aero Race Bike | Joris Nieuwenhuis’ Pro Bike

Team Sunweb’s 2019 Cervélo S5 Aero Race Bike | Joris Nieuwenhuis’ Pro Bike

– This is the new Cervelo S5 Disc of Team Sunweb Cervelo, replacing the previous sponsor Giant for 2019 and let’s have a look at the bike, which is probably the most strikingly different in the complete world…

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Which Components Do The Pros Use? | 2018 World Tour Cycling Tech

Which Components Do The Pros Use? | 2018 World Tour Cycling Tech

– So it’s a competitive market for sponsors and brands inside of the Palatal So let’s take a look at the 18 teams of the UCI world tour and check out what important components they are using for…

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