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Gravel Bikes Exist Because Mountain Biking Is Now Boring

Gravel Bikes Exist Because Mountain Biking Is Now Boring

– What on earth is a gravel bike? Nobody really knows, do they? Although we think we might, because we’ve got a theory on this. – We do. A gravel bike is a modern retro mountain bike, only better. And to prove this, we’re going to put our theory to the test. Before we do […]

Shimano GRX Detailed & Demoed | The First Gravel Specific Groupset

– Shimano have just launched the world’s first gravel and adventure riding specific groupset. Shimano GRX. Here it is. Now in this video, I’m going to give you a first look at it. I’m going to go through all the features and options, there are quite a lot. And crucially, I’m going to explain what […]

What Is The Ultimate All Rounder Bike? GMBN Vs GCN

– Right, I think cross country mountain bikes could be the ultimate off-road bikes. They’ll go up anything, they’re super light, and you can pretty much ride down everything as well. – Alright, I’m not gonna disagree with that, Neil, but if you ask a roadie what the ultimate do-it-all bike is, they’re probably gonna […]

Can Simon Survive A True US Gravel Race? | Racing the Steamboat Epic

Can Simon Survive A True US Gravel Race? | Racing the Steamboat Epic

– (claps) Let’s do this. (beep) Let’s do this. (beep) Was it you in there? Right, let’s do it. (dramatic music) (tires screeching) – Steamboat Springs in Northwest Colorado is a hidden paradise. For snow sports in winter and two-wheels in summer. The mountain biking is off the scale, but it hasn’t been well-known for […]

How Much Faster Is A Time Trial Bike Than A Road Bike? | GCN Tech Show Ep.89

How Much Faster Is A Time Trial Bike Than A Road Bike? | GCN Tech Show Ep.89

– Welcome to the GCN tech show. This week it’s me and all of my friends. In all seriousness we got back from Friedrichshafen from Eurobike but John is currently busy building a special bike for an upcoming video, so stay tuned for that. This week on the show we look at how much faster […]

Too Tough For The Tour de France? | A Truly Epic Alpine Climb

Too Tough For The Tour de France? | A Truly Epic Alpine Climb

(gentle music) – Come on, Si, let’s do it! – Yeah, I’m well-psyched mate, this is going to be good! (gentle music) Ah, the Tour de France, the pinnacle of bike racing, and one of the hardest sporting events in the world. But is it as hard as it should be? I mean, this is […]

Turn Your Road Bike Into A Gravel Bike | GCN How To

Turn Your Road Bike Into A Gravel Bike | GCN How To

– You don’t need a gravel bike to ride on gravel. People have always taken road bikes into the dirt. But if you do ride a lot of gravel, or you wanna ride more gravel, then it could be a good idea just to tweak your road bike so that when you do leave Tarmac, […]

Gravel Bike Vs Cyclo-Cross Bike | What Really Is The Difference?

Gravel Bike Vs Cyclo-Cross Bike | What Really Is The Difference?

(energetic music) – Go on mate, come on. – Guh. This Cyclocross bike, is the original, versatile off-road drop handlebar bike. Actually, it’s pretty fair to say that it’s one of the original off-road bikes. But, back in the day, they had tires that were just 25 millimeters wide and they had cantilever brakes. The […]