Which accessories do I need for my new racing bike? | GCN Tech Clinic #AskGCNTech

Published on October 13, 2021


How much time can you save climbing without water? Why don’t bicycles have an oil tank? How can you tell if your carbon wheel has a crack? What do I need for my new racing bike? Alex answers all of these questions and more at the GCN Tech Clinic! 0:00 Intro 0:15 Does bottle weight make a big difference on climbs? 1:15 Why don’t bicycles have oil pans like cars do? 2:27 How can I tell if my carbon frame has cracks? 3:30 How can I keep my saddle from tipping over every time I hit a bump? 4:40 Does a narrow handlebar offset the aerodynamic gains by making the bike unstable? 6:18 Why don’t professional cyclists use special wet tires like F1 cars? 7:54 What accessories do I need for a new bike? 8:44 Does it weigh more when a battery is fully charged than when it is half charged / does spitting save weight? (?!) We noticed that the first question in the GCN Tech Clinic was answered last week, at least Toon Van Bruggen should definitely know the answer by now! We’re sorry! Subscribe to GCN + for cycling like you’ve never seen it before! Live races, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN shop: https://gcn.eu/6yL #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you have burning questions for the Tech Clinic? Ask in the comments below with #AskGCNTech and we’ll get back to you in a future show! If you liked this video, give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. đź‘Ť See more on GCN Tech … đź“ą How to set up Speedplay shoes 👉 https://gcn.eu/6yM Music – Licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Zone Out – Daniel Fridell Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ GCN Tech is presented to you by the world’s largest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), and is the only channel you need for everything to do with cycling technology – past , Present and Future . Simply put, we’re tech obsessed: we seek out and showcase the very best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades, and more from races and events, tech shows, and product launches around the world to bring you the very best in racing technology. We also have great maintenance videos to help you get the most out of your bike. Pro bike tours of the greatest 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 driving. Join us on the channel and on the GCN app to submit your content, vote on the latest technology and stay up to date on exciting new trends. GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italy: 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/gcntechtweet Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwif