Functional Threshold Power: Does It Really Matter? | GCN Does Science

– Functional Threshold Power is the theoretical maximum power that you could sustain for one hour. And it’s pretty much the gold standard of measuring someone’s ability on a bike. Except that, all it really does is tell you how much power you can sustain for one hour. And admittedly, when you know your weight, […]

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Pioneering new invention grabs the Dragons’ attention! | Dragons’ Den – BBC

Pioneering new invention grabs the Dragons’ attention! | Dragons’ Den – BBC

Next into the den is Sussex based serial inventor Stephen ransom I Sit down and look at what problems are in an industry and then try and solve it with technology. I Hope that they see the quality and thought has gone into the product Hello dragons, my name is Steven ransom And I’m here […]

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GCN Goes Bikepacking | How To Set Up Camp

(upbeat percussion) – Going on a bike-packing adventure is a really great way to escape the realities of life, and there’s nothing more exhilarating than sleeping out under the stars in a bivvy. Now a bivvy bag is essentially a waterproof sleeping bag cover that keeps you and all your sleeping kit dry. – Now, […]

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Trail Bike Vs Downhill Mountain Bike | The Challenges

Trail Bike Vs Downhill Mountain Bike | The Challenges

– Hi. My name’s Blake and I’m all about the Nukeproof Mega Trail Bike. – No, no no, I’m Blake, and this is my Canyon Sender Downhill Bike. – While mine’s hydro-formed aluminium T6 6061 coming in at 16.33 kilos, which is 30 pounds bang on. – Ha, aluminium, mine’s got carbon front end, aluminium […]

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SML Movie: Jeffy’s Bike!

SML Movie: Jeffy’s Bike!

Jeffy: Hey, Daddy Mario: *sigh* What do you want Jeffy? Jeffy: We got our report cards today at school! Mario: (WHA) You get your report card? Jeffy: Yeah! Mario: Is it bad? Jeffy: Well it’s not good! Mario: *sigh* Let me see it, Jeffy? Jeffy: All right Daddy. Mario: *sigh* Jeffy: Here you go, Daddy! […]

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Bike Storage Solutions For Racing | Neil’s BC Bike Race Setup

Bike Storage Solutions For Racing | Neil’s BC Bike Race Setup

– I’m here in Vancouver. I’ve just taken part in one day of the BC Bike Race. I’ll talk you through what tools I took with me on that day and how I carried my gear. (upbeat music) I’ve rode day five, that was the Queen stage, the biggest stage of the race. It was […]

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Shimano Dura-Ace Vs Shimano Ultegra | What’s The Difference?

Shimano Dura-Ace Vs Shimano Ultegra | What’s The Difference?

– It is the age-old question, what, apart from price, is the difference between Dura-Ace, Shimano’s flagship groupset, and Ultegra? Well, thanks to our partners at Shimano, we’re about to go through that, in some detail. (upbeat, bass-filled music) Both Ultegra and Dura-Ace are available as either mechanical groupsets or electronic, i.e. the Di2. And, […]

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GCN Goes Bikepacking In The Atlas Mountains, Morocco

GCN Goes Bikepacking In The Atlas Mountains, Morocco

– Well, good morning. It’s currently about half past six in the morning, and I am about two and half thousand metres in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Yesterday Josh and I, that’s Josh over there, more on him in just a moment, we rode about 130K through some of the most remote and […]

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Smaller Wheels, More Fun? 650B VS 700C

Smaller Wheels, More Fun? 650B VS 700C

(energetic rock music) – Our mates over at Zipp have just lent us these rather cool bikes, so that we can check out their new 303 Disc Tubeless Firecrest wheels which are available– – In a smaller size, 650B. Now if you are a road rider, you probably haven’t ever had to think very much […]

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Cool New Mountain Bike Protection And Accessories At Eurobike

Cool New Mountain Bike Protection And Accessories At Eurobike

(metal clangs) – We are at Eurobike 2018 in Friedrichshafen in Germany. This is the biggest trade bicycle show in the world, and we’re here to checkout some of the coolest 2019 tech. Come with me if you want to see it. (mellow music) So for a long time, EVOC have had back protectors built […]

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