Why Isn't Lightweight Bike Tech Cool Anymore? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 239

Published on July 21st 2022


This week Hank and Alex are back for another (slightly chaotic) GCN Tech Show, and they're talking about why we don't see so much lightweight tech anymore! Also we have even more tech from Eurobike, comments of the week and the all important bike vault! This week's poll: What do you prioritise when buying a road bike? πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7sf The Bike Vault: Trek Madone Custom πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7s7 Specialized Allez Comp πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7s8 Canyon Endurace CF SL Disc 8.0 πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7s9 Schwinn Stingray πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7sa Orro Venturi STC πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7sb Scott Addict πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7sc Rose Reveal πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7sd Full Aero Fairing Bike For Sale In Aberdeen πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7se Chapters 0:00 - Intro 0:53 - Last Week's Poll 2:14 - Is Lightweight Tech A Thing Of The Past? 8:03 - This Week's Poll 8:41 - Hot (And Spicy) Bike Tech 14:57 - Comments Of The Week 16:28 - The Bike Vault Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/gcnshop Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ What do you think, is lightweight tech a thing of the past? Let us know in the comments below!πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GCN Tech... πŸ“Ή Coolest Gravel Tech At Eurobike πŸ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7sH πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ https://gcntech.co/EditorsChoice πŸ“Ή Watch the latest GCN Tech Show πŸ‘‰ https://gcntech.co/GCNTechShow 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 A Nifty Piece of Work - The New Fools Afternoon Fireworks - Duke Herrington Into My Head (Instrumental Version) - Eden Maze Just for Show - Martin Landstrom Soft Glare - Mar Vei Solid Centre - Dusty Decks Way Back Then - Martin Carlberg when i hop - baegel When We Were Kids 3 - Martin Carlberg When We Were Younger (Instrumental Version) - Loving Caliber Afternoon Swing - Five Dime Fellas #gcntech #gcn #cycling #roadbike #tourdefrance #biketech #bikeshow Photos: Β© Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & Β© 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. 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: Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn 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