How Do Power Meters Actually Work? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on May 19th 2021

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How do power meters actually work? Does a headwind affect a light cyclist more than a heavy cyclist? Are you better off sprinting out the saddle or trying to stay aero? All of these questions, and more, answered in this week's GCN Tech Clinic! 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/5NS #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you have a burning tech question? Leave it in the comments below using the hashtag #AskGCNTech and we'll try to answer it in a future episode of the Tech Clinic! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 00:00 Intro 00:17 How much saddle tilt is allowed? 01:28 Does bike weight matter on a turbo? 02:40 Sprint out of the saddle or stay aero? 04:02 Strip the factory grease off of a new chain? 04:58 Do headwinds affect lighter riders more? 06:55 Do aero handlebars actually help? 08:13 How do crank based power meters actually work? 09:56 Aero bike, or cheap bike with TT Bars? Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 https://gcn.eu/5Hq Music - licensed by PSN 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/gcntechtweet Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwif