Are 1x Drivetrains The Future Of Cycling? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 2

Published on January 11th 2018


Our main story this week, we try and answer one of the most contentious questions in road cycling at the moment, is 1x a step too far, or does it actually provide performance benefits? Subscribe: We’re also discussing some brand new ebike tech, there’s loads of new pro cycling tech we’ve spotted out at the Tour Down Under, and even suspension controlled by artificial intelligence. There are a number of firsts this week, with the first ever product inducted into our hall of fame, and our first ever bike of the week. Make sure you keep your recommendations coming in for the wall of fame in the comments below. Watch more on GCN Tech... How to level your brake levers 📹 Simon's Orbea Orca Disc 📹 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that matter. GCN Tech is utterly obsessed with seeking out and showcasing the best in bikes, tech, products and upgrades. Everywhere. Every week. From news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GCN Tech Show, pro bikes, set-up tips and more, we geek out over the tiny details that can make the big differences to you. With years of racing and industry expertise, we also bring you instructive maintenance videos to hone your mechanical skills, as well as behind the scenes factory tours and in-depth analysis of kit chosen by the pro peloton to keep your finger on the pulse of cycling’s latest technological innovations. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on mountain biking tech. Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Music: Getting Tipsy 1 - Martin Landh Action Intro Scene 1 - Andreas Ericso