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

Published on May 14th 2022


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 👉 Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: Download the GCN App for free: Visit the GCN Shop: Join us at the Global Bike Festival: Join the GCN Club: Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Every Type Of Bike Explained! 👉 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 📹 Watch the latest GCN Tech Show 👉 🎵 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 / 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: Giro Helmets: Pinarello Bikes: Zipp Wheels: Topeak Tools: Canyon Bikes: Pirelli Tyres: Orbea Bikes: Vision Wheels: Wahoo Fitness: Park Tool: Elite Bottles: Whoop Fitness: Komoot: Selle Italia: SIS: Zwift: Shimano Wheels: Shadow Stand: DMT Shoes: Muc-Off: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -