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 Sciences Course. And that, is titanium. For a while, in the early ’90s, titanium was going to […]

Tubeless Dos And Don’ts | How To Set Up Tubeless Tyres

– Road tubeless tires and wheels are becoming increasingly popular, but a number of people have had and continue to have problems with them. And it’s no surprise, really, is it? Because they look so similar, but yet significantly different enough from normal tires and tubes that it can actually then trip us up. So. […]

How A KASK Bike Helmet Is Made

Here at the Global Cycling Network we’ve been fortunate enough to be issued Kask helmets over the last couple years and they’ve kindly invited us over to Italy to look through the process of making that helmet. We’re going to go through it, right from the start to the finish apparently I’m going to be […]

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 […]

How To Build A Bicycle Wheel | Maintenance Monday

– This is a very special wheel, special to me at least because it’s the first one I’ve ever laced and built. But I must say with considerable help from this man here, Marcel Waldmann, who is a master wheel builder at DT Swiss, with over 35 years of experience of building wheels. Who better […]

Are Disc Brakes Here To Stay? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 29

(electronic noises) – Welcome to the GCN tech show. – This week, we’ve got world record attempts. Tour de France tech, bling tech, and a bike that was possibly ridden by the Peaky Blinders. – And Ollie gets to step into the bike vault. How lucky is he? Lucky. (upbeat music) Right then, what is […]

How Much Faster Are Modern Bikes? | Retro Vs Modern

– [Simon] Bike technology moves really quickly. Every year new products come out that are lighter, stiffer, more aerodynamic. All supposedly making us faster. But, how much difference does it actually make? How much faster are modern bikes? I really want to find out. – [retro-Simon] So do I. – Nice bike. – Oh, thank […]

New Aero & Lightweight Tech For 2018 | GCN At Eurobike

– More aerodynamic and lighter in weight. That is what we all want as cyclists, isn’t it? Loads of that sort of stuff on display here at EUROBIKE, so let’s go and rove and take a look. (upbeat electronic music) T RED are a company you might have seen on GCN before if you watched […]

New Aero & Lightweight Tech For 2018 | GCN At Eurobike

– More aerodynamic and lighter in weight. That is what we all want as cyclists, isn’t it? Loads of that sort of stuff on display here at EUROBIKE, so let’s go and rove and take a look. (upbeat electronic music) T RED are a company you might have seen on GCN before if you watched […]

4 Reasons Why Road Bikes Are Better Than Gravel Bikes | The GCN Show Ep. 296

– From the 24 hour race at the Nürburgring in Germany, welcome to the GCN Show. – Hello, and welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you buy our friends at Wiggle. – This week, we book the trend and tell you why we think that road bikes are still better than gravel bikes. Ha. […]