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?
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This Week’s Upgrades:
Girlfriend Peugeot vs Gravel Peugeot
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Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod - https://gcntech.co/yG
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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

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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

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