Cutting Edge Time Trial Tech | Vuelta A España 2017

Published on September 5th 2017

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In a time trial where every split second counts, we're at the cutting edge of aero innovations to give the Grand Tour teams every advantage. Ex pro Dan Lloyd hunts out the latest tech in use at the Vuelta a España ahead of the 42km time trial. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/na Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! http://gcn.eu/n9 We're at the Vuelta a España to check out all of the latest Time Trial modifications in use and how the teams prepare for these crucial tour-changing stages. Roving the team buses, Dan is on a mission to find out; Where do you fit a rear wheel speed sensor if you're running a disc wheel not a tri spoke? Why and how do the teams use power banks? What are TT specific pedals? Are Bianchi using prototype Shimano chainrings? What are the new EE brakes that AG2R La Mondiale are testing? How do the teams measure the bikes to fit the riders and UCI regulations? What do you think of the new tech? Let us know below! ⚙️ If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://gcn.eu/n8 Watch more on GCN... Froomey's Pinarello Bolide TT Bike 📹 http://gcn.eu/FroomeBolideTT Lightweight Tech at the Tour de France 📹 http://gcn.eu/h- Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com