Terminal Velocity | How Fast Can You Actually Descend On A Road Bike?

Published on March 29th 2020


Watching the pros descend puts your heart in your mouth. Carving corners at speeds well over 100kph on 25mm tyres is not for the faint hearted. But what's the maximum speed you can actually reach on a road bike going down hill? The answer isn't as simple as you might think so Conor did some science to find out what is the fastest speed you can reach on a road bike. Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcntech.co/qB #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike What's the fastest speed you've ever reached on a road bike? If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcntech.co/qA Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Cycling Tech That Improves Social Distancing: https://gcntech.co/qw Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: To All the Glory - Howard Harper-Barnes Lavender - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Jet Pass By 11 - SFX Producer 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