Are The UCI Slowing Down Cycling Innovation & Bicycle Development?

Published on September 6th 2020


The bicycle has developed in many ways since the very beginnings of human powered transport. However, at the same time, the design of a bike and it's key features have remained relatively similar. The UCI has a long list of rules and guidelines set out to ensure all bikes that are raced professionally meet their criteria - but could this be harming innovation and slowing down bike design? In this video, Conor investigates. What do you think? Are the UCI stifling bike design? Have your say over on the GCN App! Check out the GCN App: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike What do you think? Are the UCI stifling bike design? Have your say in the comments below and over on the GCN App! 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 - Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 The Cheapest Bike At The Tour de France: Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: You Are A Lady (Instrumental Version) - Stonekeepers I Don't Wanna Be You (Instrumental Version) - Park Lane Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. GCN Japan: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -