Ollie's Hour Record: What Went Wrong? | GCN Tech Show Ep.165

Published on February 18th 2021


It's been almost exactly one year since GCN's professional amateur cyclist, Oliver Bridgewood, attempted to beat the legendary Eddy Merckx's historic hour record. It was a case of 'close but no cigar' for Ollie who crashed and burned around Newport Velodrome. So, on the first anniversary of his attempt, we're analysing his performance to see just why he failed to crack Eddy's record! Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Get involved with this week's Tech Show over on the GCN App: This week's Poll: https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/grx1 This week's Upgrades: https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/q2co This week's Bike Vault: https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/wqwF https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/zDv6 https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/UJHd https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/b1hu https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/fqBY https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/C49h https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/cWt4 https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/uT7P Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/5ar #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Why do you think Ollie failed? 0:00 Intro 0:29 Last week's poll results 1:11 This week's poll 1:55 Why did Ollie fail? 10:36 Hot Tech 18:14 Snacks of the week 20:33 Screw Riding Upgrades... 24:25 Bike Vault 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://gcn.eu/5ad Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_A Nifty Piece of Work - The New Fools ES_Berceuse (Scaled Down Version) - Lo Mimieux.mp3 ES_Firework Boom Bang - SFX Producer.wav ES_Harp Ascend 2 - SFX Producer.mp3 ES_Record Scratch 3 - SFX Producer.mp3 ES_Anybody's Love - Booker and the Yeomans.mp3 ES_Semi Truck Horn 1 - SFX Producer.mp3 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/gcntechtwee