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? Vote on the GCN App! 👉 https://gcntech.co/yX This Week’s Upgrades: Garage Restoration vs Gary Fisher Tequila Vote for your favourite on the GCN App! 👉 https://gcntech.co/yY 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 Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/6Lr #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike 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! 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Top Christmas Gifts for Cyclists - https://gcn.eu/XmasGifts Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_News To Me 1 - Jon Bjork.mp3 ES_Stegosaurus - Margareta.mp3 ES_Home for Christmas - Home for the Holidays.mp3 ES_Odd Ones (Sting Version) - John Ahlin.mp3 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 is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. 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 Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Facebook: http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram: http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter: http://gcntech.co/gcntechtweet YouTube: http://gcntech.co/subscribe GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse GCN auf Deutsch: https://gcn.eu/auf-deutsch GCN en Français: https://gcn.eu/GCNENFRANCAIS GCN Training: https://gcn.eu/gcntraining GCN Racing: https://gcn.eu/gcn-racing GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribe EMBN: http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below