Road Vs Gravel Bike - Is A Gravel Bike Really Any Slower? | GCN Does Science

Published on October 8th 2017


How slow are gravel bikes on the road? Si and Matt do some “damp science” to discover the difference between a gravel bike and a road bike. Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! Which bike would you choose for your riding and why? Let us know in the comments 👇 With gravel bikes being commonly used as commuter or winter bikes, Si and Matt wanted to find out how slow they are when they’re ridden on the road. Using a short road loop in the stunning Dolomites, Si and Matt put a gravel bike up against their normal road bikes. The difference, as it turns out, is surprisingly small, but which is the quickest? If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 Watch more on GCN... The difference between gravel and road bikes 📹 Are E-bikes fun? 📹 Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele / Music: Back In Da Days 2 - Da Tooby Once I Was A Cat (Instrumental Version) - Suffer City Roadmasters (Instrumental Version) - Suffer City Smashing Punks 19 - Stefan Netsman Suffer City Blues (Instrumental Version) - Suffer City