What’s The Difference? – Carbon Fibre VS Aluminium Wheels

What’s The Difference? – Carbon Fibre VS Aluminium Wheels

(digital sounds) – People often wonder what the difference is between alloy wheels and carbon wheels. But what wheely is the difference? – What wheely is the difference? (laughter) – Don’t ask. – So most bikes come with alloy wheels as standard and generally speaking only the most expensive road bikes will come with carbon

How Much Does Weight Effect Mountain Biking?

How Much Does Weight Effect Mountain Biking?

– So I’ve always been a fairly skinny guy, and I used to be super dedicated to my training when I raced full time, but when I go and ride with friends some of them are larger, and it always looks to me that they’re working much harder. Yes they might not have as much

Are Ketogenic Diets Better For Cycling Weight Loss?

Are Ketogenic Diets Better For Cycling Weight Loss?

– Ketogenic diets are becoming increasingly popular. A lot of people are talking about them. You may have been recommended one. You may already be eating a ketogenic diet. So in this video, we’re going to explain exactly what a ketogenic diet is, the potential benefits and disadvantages, and how it applies to cyclists, and

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Titanium | GCN Tech Does Science

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Titanium | GCN Tech Does Science

(collisions reverberating) – We’ve looked at the myths surrounding carbon fiber. We’ve lifted the lid on aluminum. We’ve investigated whether steel is in fact real; it was. But, there is still a big gap in the GCN Material Sciences Course. And that, is titanium. For a while, in the early ’90s, titanium was going to

I Did Peloton For Two Weeks Straight And Here’s What Happened

I Did Peloton For Two Weeks Straight And Here’s What Happened

Benji Jones: This bike costs $2,000, and it’s taking the cycling world by storm. It’s sold by the company Peloton, which reportedly now has more customers than even the spin giant SoulCycle. But what really sets it apart is convenience. Using a monitor attached to the bike, you can join a spin class from anywhere

The Best Training For Weight Loss? | Ask GCN Anything

The Best Training For Weight Loss? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome to this week’s Ask GCN Anything. – Coming up this week, we talk electric cars. – Yes, and VO2 max. – And, how to become a pro. – If you’d like to get in on next week’s show, then use the hashtag #Torqueback, and what was the other one Chris? – #AskGCNtraining to

Anti-Gravity Wheel?

Anti-Gravity Wheel?

I am here at the University of Sydney where the mechanical engineering shop has built this incredible piece of apparatus for me. It is a forty pound, that is nineteen kilogram flywheel on the end of a meter long shaft. Can you imagine trying to hold this out horizontally with just one hand at this

How Do Tour de France Cyclists Climb So Fast?

How Do Tour de France Cyclists Climb So Fast?

– Have you ever sat at home watching the Tour de France, and gone how on Earth do those riders climb so fast? – I have, certainly. Luckily we also have a little experience to share with you. – Ooh, yes we do. (relaxed electronic music) – If you want to climb like a Tour

Are E-Bikes Too Heavy? | EMBN Show Ep. 39

Are E-Bikes Too Heavy? | EMBN Show Ep. 39

Welcome to the EMBN show, the power station for everything electric mountain bike. And in a week where Specialized have taken the news with their new Turbo Levo, we turn our attention to Kona and Graham Agassiz with a new remote control. – Yeah, we’ve also seen a huge rise in the entries on e-bike

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

The history of the bicycle from its origins to the bike as we now know it can be traced back to the 1800s. The impact of this machine on worldwide society is without doubt and this impact continues to grow. Well the design of the bike seemed fairly straightforward and simple over a hundred years