Why Rotating Weight Doesn't Matter On Your Road Bike | GCN Tech Debunk A Common Cycling Myth

Published on July 12th 2020

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Rotating weight, does it actually matter? Lots of fellow cyclists will tell you that you need lighter wheels because rotating weight is worth more than the static weight of the rest of your road bike, but is it actually true? To find out Ollie spoke to Jean-Paul Ballard of Swiss Side, an engineer with a background in Formula 1 aerodynamics. Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/3Vp #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Which do you prefer the feel of riding, aero wheels or lightweight nimble wheels? If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcn.eu/3Vo Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 How To Make Your Bike Lighter https://gcn.eu/Lweight Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: Bud H - _91nova When You're in the Dark - Smartface The Local Police - Arc De Soleil 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/gcntechtwee