Roadie VS Fixie | GCN’s Bicycle Courier Challenge

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Bicycle couriers typically use reliable, sturdy bikes to get around cities as quickly as possible. A lot of them choose to use fixies thanks to their simplicity and robustness. But why wouldn't they use a road bike? Surely it's faster? In this video, Hank challenges fixed gear legend Alec Briggs to a race across Bristol to find out whether roadies or fixies are the best choice for bike couriers. Check out the trailer for 'Send It' on GCN+: Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: Check out the GCN App: Visit the GCN Shop - Shop Now: Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Which do you think will be faster? Alec on his fixie, or Hank on his Superbike? Sign up to the GCN newsletter Join our Facebook community: If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN... 📹 GCN+ Send It Trailer: Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_A Wasteland Fairytale - Matt Large ES_Add It Up (Blah Blah) - Bonkers Beat Club ES_As Real As It Gets - Matt Large ES_Blue Nights and Yellow Days - Matt Large ES_Clean Cut - Bonkers Beat Club ES_Dollar Needles - Splasher! ES_My beat, my rules - Ava Low ES_Next Move - Silver Flaw ES_Seagull Squawks 2 - SFX Producer ES_Swoosh - Bonkers Beat Club ES_Vaporize - Squiid ES_Violent Wavebusting - Crystal Shards ES_Wasted Education - Blue Topaz ES_With the Waves - Moon Craters ES_Would if I Could - The New Fools Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest and fastest-growing online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring you the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside #cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing Giro Helmets Pinarello Bikes Zipp Wheels: Enervit Nutrition: Topeak Tools: Canyon Bikes: Pirelli Tyres: Orbea Bikes: Vision Wheels: Wahoo Fitness: Park Tool: Elite Bottles: Whoop Fitness: Komoot: Selle Italia: Zwift: Shimano Wheels: Shadow Stand: DMT Shoes: GCN Japan: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: The GCN Club - YouTube Channel - Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - GMBN Tech - GCN Tech - EMBN - Leave us a comment below!

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