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Matt & Simon’s Factor O2 Bikes For The Taiwan KOM Challenge

Matt & Simon’s Factor O2 Bikes For The Taiwan KOM Challenge

– This is the Factor O2, that I’ve literally just ridden in the Taiwan KOM Challenge upon. – And on board, there are some of the– – Lightest parts available, we’ve got Lightweight wheels, we got THM components, and I’ve got a Shimano Dura Ace. – SRAM RED eTap. – Mine came with SRAM RED […]

The Next Step For Bike Helmet Safety?

(bang) – I’m glad that wasn’t my head. (intro sound) I’ve been lucky enough to be invited out here to the Volvo headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, to check out the collaboration between Volvo and POC. They will, for the first time ever, test exactly what happens in a collision, between a car and a bike. […]

Get More From Your Gravel Bike | Upgrades For Your Ride

Get More From Your Gravel Bike | Upgrades For Your Ride

– We’ve covered how to choose your gravel bike. We’ve even covered some of the trickier choices, like should you run one-by or two-by? But what about upgrading your bike? In the last of this series, with Shimano’s GRX groupset we’re going to be looking at doing exactly that. Oh, and if you’re a traditionalist, […]

Sonny Colbrelli’s Merida Reacto

Sonny Colbrelli’s Merida Reacto

– This is the Merida Reacto bike of Sonny Colbrelli, an Italian rider with multiple wins to his name, and this is what he’ll be riding throughout 2017 with the brand new Bahrain Merida squad. Now Merida has of course had their Reacto frame out for quite some time now, and it is their aerodynamic […]

Bauke Mollema’s Trek Émonda

– Bauke Mollema will be leading the Trek – Segafredo team at the 2017 Giro d’Italia and this is his race bike. It is his Trek Emonda. Starting at the top of the bike, Mollema rides a Bontrager Montrose Pro saddle that has carbon fibre rails. The seat post is integrated into the frame in […]

Gadgets And Techniques To Boost Your Cycling Recovery

– That’s actually mental. (dramatic sound) Welcome to part three of my quest to take on the hour record and see if I can beat the legendary Eddy Merckx and his distance of 49.431 kilometers. This is going to be the hardest physical challenge I’ve ever undertaken. And no matter what you’re training for, in […]

James Lives Every Cyclist’s Dream: Riding The Champs-Élysées

James Lives Every Cyclist’s Dream: Riding The Champs-Élysées

(pumping music) – It’s the final day of the Tour de France, the world’s biggest bike race. But it’s also a day where I get to live my childhood dream. (humming) I’ve been given the incredible opportunity to ride the final stage of the Tour de France. Okay, 30 kilometers of it. And I’ve always […]

Are Disc Brakes Faster? Disc Brakes Vs Rim Brakes | GCN Does Science

Are Disc Brakes Faster? Disc Brakes Vs Rim Brakes | GCN Does Science

– We get hit with statements about the superiority of disc brakes all the time. Bike manufacturers say that discs are the future. A lot of bike riders, to be fair, say that discs are the future. And several GCN presenters, in fact, feel that discs may well be the future. But do we actually […]

New SRAM RED eTap AXS – Detailed & Demoed

New SRAM RED eTap AXS – Detailed & Demoed

(rumbling) – Just over three years ago STRAM shook up the cycling world when it launched it’s Red eTap Wireless Groupset. Now, they’re looking to make a similar impact with this next generation Red eTap Access. If looks are anything to go by they will definitely do it but there is a lot more going […]

Eurobike 2017: The Future Of Indoor Training? NEW Smart Trainers For 2018

Eurobike 2017: The Future Of Indoor Training? NEW Smart Trainers For 2018

– Just a few years ago, training on a bike indoors was horrible, basically. Was like watching paint dry with a lot of pain in your legs. Now though, it is entertaining, it is immersive, and dare I say it, almost enjoyable. Alright, it’s an industry which is booming and we’ve been heading around the […]