We Bought The Best Budget Bikes & Entered An Elite Road Race!

Published on June 19th 2022

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We get a lot of requests from fans of the channel about doing more content featuring affordable bikes. So, we gave Si, Alex and Ollie £500 each and asked them to buy the best budget bikes they could find, then entered them into an elite road race. Do you need to spend thousands of £/€/$ to go racing? Let's find out how they got on! Watch Alex upgrade the Pinarello 👉 https://youtu.be/zoKcAtdcD7k Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Join us at the Global Bike Festival: https://gcn.eu/global-bike-festival Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/NewGCNKit Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Were you impressed by the budget bikes? What other challenges would you like to see us do? Let us know in the comments below! 💬 If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN... 📹 Can The Cheapest New Bike On Amazon Survive An Epic Ride? 👉 https://youtu.be/Z82T24Tpzno 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/editorschoice 📹 Or why not check out our Features Playlist 👉 ​​https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Why Did You Come - Lucas Pittman We Are Giants - Silver Maple Voyces - Myysk Up All Night - Vanity Street Trippin Round the Sun - Will Harrison Suffer City Blues (Instrumental Version) - Suffer City Saada Simmo (Instrumental Version) - Ebo Krdum Rain Downpour 2 - SFX Producer Outbreak - Fasion On and On (Instrumental Version) - Lars Eriksson My Head Is under Water (Instrumental Version) - DAJANA monday - bomull Hold Up - Fasion #gcn #cycling #roadbike #roadcycling #bike #challenge #race #bikerace #cheap #budget Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside Cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia SIS: https://gcn.eu/ScienceInSport Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Watch our sister channels: GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/emb