Can Aero Road Bikes Climb? | New Cannondale SystemSix

Published on July 2nd 2018


Si was out in Girona for the launch of the brand new Cannondale SystemSix aerodynamic road bike. He was lucky enough to get to put one through its paces and discusses the trade-off between lightweight and aerodynamics for climbing. NEW Limited Edition Yellow T-Shirt: Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: In association with Cannondale. Lightweight bikes are quicker up climbs, right? Well, not always! In fact on average, an aero bike will be faster up anything less than a 6% gradient and even steeper for stronger riders. The new Cannondale is said to be the fastest racing bike to date and there are some strong stats to back this up. Will we get to the point where the whole pro peloton is only using aero bikes? Do you own an aero bike? Let us know in the comments. 👇 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... Cannondale SystemSix First Look 📹 Music: Epidemic Sound Love For The Ocean (Instrumental Version) - Martin Hall Love For The Ocean (Tigerblood Jewel Remix) (Instrumental Version) - Martin Hall Houston We've Had A Problem 2 - Anders Bothén Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /