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The New Metal Threatening Carbon Fiber Bike Frames | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 60

The New Metal Threatening Carbon Fiber Bike Frames | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 60

– Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week we’ve got a new bike from Battaglin we’ve got a Bluetooth smart pump, we’ve got your bikes your upgrades and of course, the bike vault. – And we’ve also got a certain aluminum that you couldn’t weld, but now you can. – Yeah, that’s going […]

Metal Vs Carbon: Which Bikes Are Better? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 3

– This S100 at the Tour Down Under. – [All] Welcome to the GCN Tech Show! – Woo! – And I’m gonna be bringing you the latest and greatest tech that these guys are using. Go on guys! – And of course having already got an amazing tan, I’ve stayed back here in our beloved […]

Making Motorcycle Gas Tanks Part 1

Making Motorcycle Gas Tanks Part 1

These are selected scenes from the 166 minute long ‘Making Motorcycle Gas Tanks’ DVD. Check out all the Covell DVDS at covell.biz ! Hello, I’m Ron Covell. Today we’re going to take a look at making gas tanks for motorcycles. So there are many ways to position a gas tank, some of the things I’m […]

Assembling and Welding an Aluminum Bicycle Frame

Assembling and Welding an Aluminum Bicycle Frame

In the last video, I made the fixture that holds all the frame components in the proper location. This time, I’ll cut the monocoque elements and curved tubes to fit. The seat tube needs to be notched at a 12 degree angle where it meets the housing for the rear shock. I’m using a strip […]

How A Titanium Bike Is Made | Moots Factory Tour

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. […]