Counterfeit Carbon - Spotting Fake Bike Parts | GCN Tech Show Ep. 44

Published on November 1st 2018

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With Ollie away at the Taipei Bike Show and Jon in Belgium taking a look at some cyclocross tech, it's up to Si and Chris to bring you this show. But fear not, Ollie gives us an insight into the dangers of counterfeit carbon bike parts. Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: http://gcntech.co/ce GCN Tech Uploader: http://gcntech.co/upload Ollie interviews Mark Vandermolen, the managing director of FSA about the propagation of fake carbon components in the cycling industry. Last week Canyon announced the new updated and cheaper version of the Canyon Aeroad. Using the same external moulds as the more expensive premium SLX, they use a slightly less premium carbon fibre layup to create a frame that is as stiff and as aero as the top of the range versions, only a little heavier. The price is considerably cheaper too, Starting at €2699 you can buy an Aeroad CF SL 7.0 with a 105 groupset and Reynolds carbon wheels. Enve have released new carbon forks and handlebars for gravel bikes which promise great integration and additional comfort. 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 - http://gcntech.co/cd Watch more on GCN Tech... Si's Moots Routt 45 Ti Gravel Bike 📹 http://gcntech.co/simoots Music: Epidemic Sound Tipsy Hunter - Daniel Gunnarsson I Play Colors - Justnormal Feriado - Martin Landh Peaceful Heartbreak 2 - Per-Anders Nilsson Speak EZ - Matt Large Guitars De France 2 - Stefan Netsman Afternoon Tea In Polynesia 2 - Martin Gauffin Guitars De France 3 - Stefan Netsman New Found Love 2 - Peter Sandberg 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 goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that matter. GCN Tech is utterly obsessed with seeking out and showcasing the best in bikes, tech, products and upgrades. Everywhere. Every week. From news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GCN Tech Show, pro bikes, set-up tips and more, we geek out over the tiny details that can make the big differences to you. With years of racing and industry expertise, we also bring you instructive maintenance videos to hone your mechanical skills, as well as behind the scenes factory tours and in-depth analysis of kit chosen by the pro peloton to keep your finger on the pulse of cycling’s latest technological innovations. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on cycling tech. Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee