Why This Year’s Tour De France Was The Fastest Ever | GCN Tech Show Ep. 240

Published on July 28th 2022


This year’s Tour de France was one of the most exciting bike races of all time. It was the fastest edition ever and we think that a lot of that was to do with all the latest tech. Tubeless tyres, skinsuits and disc brakes are among the innovations speeding up the peloton. Alex and Ollie discuss on this week’s GCN Tech Show! Chapters: 00:00 Intro 00:36 Last Week’s Poll 01:29 Why Was The Tour So Fast? 09:09 Hot Tech 15:42 Comments Of The Week 18:32 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/ How much do you think tech made this year’s Tour de France the fastest ever? Let us know in the comments below! 💬 This Week’s Poll: Was this year's Tour de France the fastest yet due to tech improvements? 👉 https://gcntech.co/C8 Most Superniced Bike of the Week: Ollie’s Orbea Ordu 👉 https://gcntech.co/C2 This Week’s Bike Vault: Orbea Orca M30 👉 https://gcntech.co/C3 Cervélo S5 Red 👉 https://gcntech.co/C4 Giant MCR II 👉 https://gcntech.co/C5 Riteway Glacier 👉 https://gcntech.co/C6 Time ADHX 👉 https://gcntech.co/C7 Enter your own bike and vote on other Bike Vault submissions on the GCN App! 📲 If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 The Best New & Custom Tech From The 2022 Tour De France 👉 https://youtu.be/xel4AQhZ29M 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcntech.co/EditorsChoice 📹 Watch the latest GCN Tech Show 👉 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 #tdf2022 #tech #bike #roadcycling #bikelife #cyclinglife 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. 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