Drop Bars Vs Flats | Can A Hybrid Bike Be Just As Fast As A Road Bike?

Published on February 7th 2021

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When buying a road bike beginner cyclists are often faced with a decision - flat bar hybrid, or dropped bar road bike? Hybrids are practical for a range of uses whereas dropped bars allure to the traditional racing look of a road bike, but which is actually faster? Ollie and Si are here to figure out if hybrids can in fact compete with the incumbent dropped bar racing bike, and to make things more interesting they've brought a pretty rowdy hybrid to the party! Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop - Shop Now: https://gcn.eu/56x Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/56w #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Which bike would you pick to ride? Let us know why in the comments! Sign up to the GCN newsletter https://gcn.eu/3K7 Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN... 📹 https://gcn.eu/HIITExplained Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Always in My Head - Swif7 ES_Breaking Out - Rockin' For Decades ES_Bright Red Lights (Instrumental Version) - Coma Svensson ES_Havoc Hurricane - Dissidence ES_Master Defender - Max Anson ES_Streetlight Jam - The New Fools ES_This 808 Kills Fascists - Bonkers Beat Club ES_Run Me Down (Instrumental Version) - Roof ES_Spinning the Wheels - Dusty Decks Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest and fastest-growing 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 you 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 Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit 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 GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below