Expensive Tech: Is It Worth the Money? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 207

Published on December 9th 2021


Cycling tech can often be very expensive and it’s not always clear if such big investments are worth the money. To help you out, Alex and Ollie have come up with their top cycling spends which provide bang for your buck. They also take a look at this week’s hot tech, including Tom Pidcock’s viral mud-repellent Bioracer jersey, as well as your upgrades and bike vault submissions!

This Week’s Poll:
What do you think gives you the biggest bang for your buck?
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This Week’s Upgrades:
Garage Restoration vs Gary Fisher Tequila
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This Week’s Bike Vault:
Colnago C60 - https://gcntech.co/yP
Kinesis Racelight GF Ti V2 - https://gcntech.co/yQ
Brand X RD01 - https://gcntech.co/yR
Orbea Mitis 2 - https://gcntech.co/yS
Raleigh Bespoke - https://gcntech.co/yT
Larry vs Harry Original Bullitt - https://gcntech.co/yU
Canyon Speedmax CF SLX - https://gcntech.co/yV
Bianchi Oltre XR4 - https://gcntech.co/yW

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00:00 Intro
00:22 Last Week’s Poll
00:57 Main Talking Point
11:22 Hot Tech
16:27 Snacks of the Week
19:13 Screw Riding Up Grades, Buy Upgrades
23:22 Bike Vault

What expensive tech have you bought yourself? Was it worth it or do you regret it? Let us know in the comments below! 👇

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ES_Odd Ones (Sting Version) - John Ahlin.mp3

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