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Can Aero Road Bikes Climb? | New Cannondale SystemSix

(rock music) – Aero bikes can’t climb, apparently, but is that a fact, or is that just an enduring opinion based on the way that they’ve always been marketed? Or is it, in fact, due to the reason that pro cyclists haven’t seemed to have adopted them wholesale yet, and we always looks to see […]

Searching For The Limits Of Cornering A Road Bike | GCN Doesn’t Do Science

Searching For The Limits Of Cornering A Road Bike | GCN Doesn’t Do Science

(Epic sound) – [Narrator] In this video, we’re going to show you how fast you can go around the corner, on a bike, before your tires lose grip. As you’re going to see though, they are no GCN in the sunglasses here, and it turns out, that losing it is harder than we thought but, […]

Inside Factor Bikes | GCN Tours The Factor HQ

Inside Factor Bikes | GCN Tours The Factor HQ

– You’ll probably have noticed that when Matt and I were riding the KLM Challenge out in Taiwan, we were on some pretty special bikes. The frames, Factor O2s, are made just 100 kilometres or so from the finish line. And so while we were in the neighbourhood, we were lucky enough to go and […]

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 […]

GCN Presenters’ Bikes – Simon Richardson’s Specialized Tarmac SL3

GCN Presenters’ Bikes – Simon Richardson’s Specialized Tarmac SL3

This is my bike. There are many like them, but this one is mine. My bike is my best friend. My bike is my…hang on, I can’t say that, that’s not strictly true… You may be slightly familiar with this bike, having seen it on GCN over the last 18 months, so I thought I’d […]

How To Boost Your Power On The Bike | GCN Pro Tips

How To Boost Your Power On The Bike | GCN Pro Tips

=- Now you might not want more power from going into politics or trying to run a multinational company, but I can’t imagine there’s a single one us that wouldn’t want more power when it’s in the context of bike riding. It is a word that gets banded around an awful lot though. So to […]

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 […]