Worst Cycling Tech Innovations of All Time | GCN Tech Show Ep. 206

Published on December 2nd 2021


It has been a while since our last cycling tech flops video, so this week Alex and Ollie are back with some more bike innovations that never kicked off, including hydraulic shifting, strangely shaped and spring-loaded cranks, siamese spokes and suspension road bikes! There's all this plus your weekly doses of hot tech, upgrades and the (super)nicest bikes from the bike vault! This Week’s Poll: What was the biggest tech flop/fail? Vote on the GCN App! 👉 https://gcntech.co/yE This Week’s Upgrades: Girlfriend Peugeot vs Gravel Peugeot Vote for your favourite on the GCN App! 👉 https://gcntech.co/yF This Week’s Bike Vault: Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod - https://gcntech.co/yG Brompton H6R Metallic Graphite - https://gcntech.co/yH Scott Speedster 20 - https://gcntech.co/yI Lapierre Aircode DRS - https://gcntech.co/yJ Bianchi Oltre XR4 - https://gcntech.co/yK CBK Mixt3 - https://gcntech.co/yL Handsling A1R0evo - https://gcntech.co/yM Pinarello Gan - https://gcntech.co/yN Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcntech.co/yO #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike 00:00 Intro 00:30 Last Week’s Poll 01:34 Biggest Tech Flops 09:18 This Week’s Poll 09:41 Hot Tech 13:34 Screw Riding Up Grades, Buy Upgrades 18:01 Bike Vault What are your favourite bike tech flops? Let us know in the comments below! 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 Disc vs Rim Brakes: The End of the Debate? - https://gcntech.co/DiscVsRim Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_1920s Oldsmobiles - Golden Age Radio.mp3 ES_Ambulance Horn Honk - SFX Producer.mp3 ES_Balloon Air Release - SFX Producer.mp3 ES_News To Me 1 - Jon Bjork.mp3 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 Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit 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 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 Facebook: http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram: http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter: http://gcntech.co/gcntechtweet YouTube: http://gcntech.co/subscribe GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse GCN auf Deutsch: https://gcn.eu/auf-deutsch GCN en Français: https://gcn.eu/GCNENFRANCAIS GCN Training: https://gcn.eu/gcntraining GCN Racing: https://gcn.eu/gcn-racing GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribe EMBN: http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below