Is Cross Chaining Actually Slowing You Down? | Gear Ratios That Cost You Watts On The Bike

Published on April 18th 2021

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Cross chaining is one of those things that beginner cyclists will often be told not to do, and can be a subject of debate on the local club run as riders call out other people's wild ratios and chain lines. But how bad actually is cross chaining and is there ever a case for doing it? Alex and Manon are here to find out! 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://gcntech.co/x1 #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you ever cross-chain, or do you hate it? Let us know why in the comments!👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 https://gcntech.co/cranklength Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_8-Bit Hop - Ash Sculptures ES_bam. bam. - Yomoti ES_Durty (Instrumental Version) - Vivera ES_Fire (Instrumental Version) - Mindme ES_For Motivation (Instrumental Version) - CLNGR ES_Funky Drama - Duke Herrington ES_Just a Little Sunshine (Instrumental Version) - Staffan Carlen ES_Take Away - Camelian Glade ES_The Hagenswag - Andreas Dahlback.wav 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