The Greatest Cycling Innovation You've Never Heard Of | Shimano Hyperglide

Published on May 30th 2021


Shimano have rolled out a ton of innovations in bike tech over the years, most of which are pretty obvious to see - electronic shifting is a world away form mechanical, as was indexed shifting when Shimano introduced it with their SIS system. But one invention that changed the game has gone largely under the radar: Shimano Hyperglide changed the way shifting worked forever across the bike industry, Ollie is here to explain why! In association with Shimano: Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! LIve racing, shows & cycling adventure films: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you think Hyperglide is one of the most underrated innovations in cycling? Let us know in the comments 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Time To Wake Up (Instrumental Version) - Cacti.wav ES_Apparent Solution - Brendon Moeller.wav ES_Someone New (Instrumental Version) - Zorro.wav ES_Thinkin' About You (Instrumental Version) - Daniel Fridell.wav Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / 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: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Zwift: