Is The Tubular Tyre Dead? | Is Tubeless The Way Forward For Pro Cyclists and Amateurs Alike?

Published on November 8th 2020


Tubular tyres have long been the preferred choice of professional cyclists, but in recent times the clincher system, especially in the guise of the tubeless tyre, has become increasingly popular. With tubulars becoming less and less popular in the amateur world as well as in professional racing we're asking if this could be the end of the traditional 'sew-up' tyre! Is the tubular dead? Vote in the poll 👇 Check out the GCN App: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike What do you think? Is tubeless the way forward for pros and amateurs alike? Let us know 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... 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Room 149 - Alex Dovo.mp3 ES_Do You Wanna Go (Instrumental Version) - Craig Reever.mp3 ES_Leeway - Voodulce.mp3 ES_Think About Me Too (Instrumental Version) - Cartice.mp3 ES_Whistle Blower - Brendon Moeller.mp3 ES_Nomad Life - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist.mp3 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / 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: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -