Could Cycling Be Killing the Planet? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 202

Published on November 4th 2021


In this week’s show, Manon and Alex discuss the impact of the bike industry on the environment. Although bikes are more environmentally friendly than cars, are they actually as green as we think? Check in for this debate, more hot tech, and your other favourite weekly segments! This Week's Poll: What do you use your bike mostly for? Vote on the GCN App! 👉 This Week's Upgrades: Police style lights VS Giant TCR upgrade VS Homemade bike Vote for your favourite on the GCN App! 👉 This Week's Bike Vault: Trek Domane SL6 - Eddy Merckx Mourenx 69 - Museum bike from 1920 - Wilier Zero SLR - Boardman Road Comp - Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike 0:00 - Intro 0:33 - Last Week's Poll 1:35 - Selle San Marco Competition Winners 2:02 - Main Talking Point 8:22 - This Week’s Poll 8:35 - Hot Tech 14:03 - Screw Riding Upgrades, Buy Upgrades 17:15 - Bike Vault How environmentally friendly are you as a cyclist? Let us know in the comments below! 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 What Goes Into Making A Bike Helmet? - Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_English Breakfast - Jobii.mp3 ES_Blurred Out - Yomoti.mp3 ES_Siamese Sea - Molife.mp3 ES_Putting It Out There - The New Fools.mp3 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 - Zwift: