How Much Faster Is An Aerodynamic Position? GCN Does Science

Published on October 23rd 2015

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Can you ride faster – for free, pretty much – simply by adopting a more aerodynamic position on the bike? Click here to subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN We know that aerodynamic bikes, wheels and products are favoured by the pros because they're faster. But, how about a simpler, cheaper, way of getting more aero by just changing your position on the bike. Tucking your elbows in, basically. How much faster will this actually make you? And, how much effort will it save if you ride at the same speed or power output? Let us know your thoughts down in the comments and don't forget to SHARE this video! Watch more on GCN: How To Ride Faster: http://gcn.eu/1GuYXk0 Our 'GCN Does Science' playlist: http://gcn.eu/1PoMNcA Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: http://gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: http://gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: http://gcn.eu/buy_GCN_stuff Music: Minaars - Amstrad Lions The Sea - Miss you Alan Gold - Always and Forever Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com