Beginner Vs Amateur Vs Pro - How Much Difference Does Your Bike Make?

Published on September 10th 2022


We’ve done beginner vs amateur vs pro videos before but this one’s different, as not only do we have beginner, amateur and pro riders, but we’ve got beginner, amateur and pro bikes too! Alex is joined by beginner Phil and pro cyclist Gruff Lewis to test three bikes, equipped with Shimano Sora, 105 and Dura-Ace groupsets respectively, to see how much difference your bike makes depending on your ability!

In association with @#RideShimano 👉

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All Wound Up - Tigerblood Jewel
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Beginner's Luck - White Bones
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Mexican Standoff - Walt Adams
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Old Time Circus - Luella Gren
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Rise of the Velcro - Gabriel Lewis
Run Boy - Smartface
Take a Stance - Sven Lindvall
The Rat Not the Tail - Harry Edvino
Up in Arms - Will Harrison
Upon Entering Another Realm - Brendon Moeller
VHS Hero - Lofive

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