The Draft Effect | How Does Slipstreaming Save Energy Whilst Cycling?
Published on May 2nd 2021
When cycling with other bike riders, drafting can save you loads of energy. Sheltering from the wind on another cyclist's wheel can reduce the amount of power you need to produce by up to 50%! In this video, Ollie breaks out the 'GCN Does Science' glasses and takes a deep dive into the physics of drafting, and how it actually works. 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://gcn.eu/5EU #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you draft wherever possible? Or do you always do your turn on the front? Let us know in the comments below! 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/5E3 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Ur Karma (SLCT Remix) (Instrumental Version) - Craig Reever ES_Solarity - Guustavv ES_Red Head - Pro Reese ES_Duracell (Instrumental Version) - Jontha Links ES_Bumfuzzle - Jobii ES_A Year Down - A P O L L O 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