Can We Convert An Old MTB Into A Super Gravel Bike? | Ep. 1

Published on May 14th 2022

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Gravel bikes are basically just Mountain bikes from 10 or 20 gear ago, right? We've got a new project for Alex as he upgrades an old MTB into a gravel bike, to see just how good or bad an idea it really is! In association with Shimano 👉 https://gcntech.co/Shimano Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/aero-sale-40 Join us at the Global Bike Festival: https://gcn.eu/global-bike-festival Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Every Type Of Bike Explained! 👉 https://gcntech.co/EveryBike 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcntech.co/EditorsChoice 📹 Watch the latest GCN Tech Show 👉 https://gcntech.co/GCNTechShow 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Buzzer 4 - SFX Producer Baseball Swish - SFX Producer Bell Ding - SFX Producer Boxing Bell Ring 2 - SFX Producer Cell Call Ring - SFX Producer Crescendo Reverse 1 - SFX Producer Crescendo Reverse 3 - SFX Producer Electrical Glitch 1 - SFX Producer Glitch Digital 3 - SFX Producer Havana - BLUE STEEL Neon City Funk - Paper Twins Open Till Midnight - Victor Lundberg Sunshine Rain - Brendon Moeller Walkman FM - Lupus Nocte Whoosh Metallic 6 - SFX Producer Whoosh Robotic 3 - SFX Producer #gcntech #gcn #cycling #roadbike #covert Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ 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. Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia SIS: https://gcn.eu/ScienceInSport Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/emb