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

Published on September 11th 2018

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There's certainly a trend that's growing when it comes to gravel bikes - but are road bikes still king? We think so - and here are just 4 of our top reasons why. Enter our incredible give away for your chance to ride the 3 stage Haute Route Oman with a friend and a brand new 3T Strada Pro here: http://gcn.eu/WinOman Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/Pv Get exclusive GCN gear in our shop: http://gcn.eu/Pu Subscribe to GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/gcn-en-espanol The GCN Show brought to you by Wiggle. Shop Online: http://gcn.eu/wiggle Submit your inspirational photos to us on social media using #gcninspiration, or using our uploader at http://gcn.eu/upload for your chance to win a Wiggle voucher. This week in the world of cycling we learned that the new climbs at La Vuelta Espana are wheelie steep. Don’t believe me? This is Ivan Garcia Cortina struggling to keep his front wheel down... Eat your heart out Sagan! We also learned that as much as we talk of the hazards of riding in Australia, like snakes, spiders and drop bears, just as bad are kangaroos. Now, seemingly every week this year has seen a new gravel bike unleashed onto the world. We’ve had new ones from just about every manufacturer, and with good reason. Riders are waking up to the joys of riding off road, without donning body armour and riding really slow, heavy mountain bikes. And gravel bikes are great, they are versatile, they can do it all. BUT, and it’s a big BUT, are road bikes still better? Here are four reasons why they might be. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gcn.eu/Pt Watch more on GCN... 📹 Can you repair Carbon Fibre? http://gcn.eu/CarbonRepair Music: Extra - Electronic - Dubstep The Cool Fool 5 - Martin Landh Extra - Electronic - Dubstep 23 - Thunder and Lightning Afternoon Swing 3 - Jonas Elander City Fashion 2 - Björn Skogsberhg John Björk - Sounds From Down Under 1 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/