Does A Dropper Post Destroy Road Cycling?
Published on March 17th 2023
In the 2022 edition of Milano-Sanremo, Matej Mohorič shocked the cycling world by using a dropper post to descend the Poggio on his way to victory in one of the prestigious races on the pro calendar. So, should we all be descending with dropper seatposts on our road bikes? Conor and Manon went to this epic descent to find out if it's actually any faster! Watch Milano-Sanremo on GCN+ 👉 https://gcn.eu/8xo 0:00 Intro 1:08 The Poggio 3:02 Run 1 - no dropper post 5:49 Run 2 - with dropper post 6:55 Results Useful Links: GCN+ | Every. Unmissable. Moment. 👉 https://gcn.eu/8xo Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival 👉 https://gcn.eu/GBF2023 Download the GCN App for free 👉 https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop 👉 https://gcn.eu/shop-spring-race Join the GCN Club 👉 https://gcnclub.com GCN Training Plans 👉 https://gcn.eu/gcntp Would you ever consider using a dropper post on your road bike? 🤔 Let us know in the comments below! 💬 If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN... 📹 We Race Sean Kelly On The Poggio 👉 https://youtu.be/Ots7emmHMEA 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/editorschoice 📹 Or why not check out our Features Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Shangri-La - Basixx Rise Of Chaos - Rannar Sillard From Rags to Riches - Will Harrison Goggles Zoom In - SFX Producer Quiet Field With Summer Insects - SFX Producer Crescendo Ramp 2 - SFX Producer Fractured Paintings - Trevor Kowalski As History Unfolds - Christoffer Moe Ditlevsen Camera Shutter 7 - SFX Producer And the Dark Sun - DEX 1200 #gcn #cycling #roadcycling #roadbike #bike #bikes #bikelife #milanosanremo #descent #sanremo 📸 Photos - © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Sprint Cycling Agency The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside Cycling 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 Silca: https://gcn.eu/Silca Watch our sister channels: GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Español - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Français - 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/embn