Hookless Rims Explained | Which Bike Tyres Can You Use & Why?

Published on November 15th 2020


Hookless rims are relatively new pieces of cycling tech that are changing the way in which bike wheels are manufactured, allowing for lighter and stronger construction compared to the conventional hooked rim. But there are still a few misconceptions about their safety and which tyres you can use with them, so Si explains all with some help from our partners at Zipp and Pirelli. Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/4AT #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you use hookless rims on your bike currently? Do you have any further questions about them? If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 New Zipp 303S https://gcn.eu/3I- Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: Won't You Stay with Me (Instrumental Version) - Lola Are Ocean Breeze - Timothy Infinite On Our Own (Instrumental Version) - Vaain When You've Found Home (Instrumental Version) - RIL SMRT Lose Myself Inside a Dream (Instrumental Version) - Gamma Skies Marble Ink - Giants' Nest Mouth Pop 1 - SFX Producer In Love with Myself (Instrumental Version) - Katnip 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. GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee