The GCN Cycle Courier Challenge

Published on March 5th 2017


Matt, Simon and Dan are determined to find out what the ultimate test for a bike is. So they turned into Deliveroo food couriers for the day! Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! Ex-Professional Cyclists Dan Loyd, Matt Stephens and Simon Richardson put three different types of bike through their paces with the aim of finding out "what is the ultimate bike". What better way of finding out than being a cycle courier for the day in the cycling city of Bristol. Dan chooses a Canyon Urban 8.0 bike with belt drive and a more upright position. Whereas Matt goes for the racy Canyon Aeroad CF SLX complete with disc brakes. Simon however decided to mix it up and use a Trek Crockett CycloCross bike. Would Matt end up shaken but not stirred? Watch to the end to find out who will win the battle of the bikes! Watch more on GCN... How To Cycle In A City 📹 The GCN London Tourist Challenge - Bike Vs Taxi Vs Bus 📹 Disclaimer: Do not try Simon's cyclocross skills at home! Global Cycling Network can not be held responsible for any injuries which may occur as a result. Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele /