How To Climb Faster - Light Bike Or Light Body?

Published on June 24th 2013


Ahead of the most mountainous Tour de France in years, we teamed up with our friends over at the Headsqueeze channel to answer the question, which is better, a lighter bike or a lighter body? Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! Sign up to the GCN newsletter: If you want to climb faster on your bike, you need to lose weight from somewhere. We set out to answer where you should lose this weight from. Should you cut back on the cake and lose a couple of kilos? Or will shedding the pounds from your bike be more beneficial? GCN's Daniel Lloyd and Greg Foot of Headsqueeze went up to the University of Bath to find out. For more answers to your science questions, head over to Headsqueeze: Thanks to the University of Bath. Music: La Rochelle - Madame (Parov Stellar Remix): Intuition - Say Hello to Goodbye: