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How Wide Is Too Wide For Road Bike Tires?

How Wide Is Too Wide For Road Bike Tires?

Over the last few years we have seen a trend towards increasingly wide tires on road bikes. At the Tour de France, most teams were…

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Over the last few years we have seen a trend towards increasingly wide tires on road bikes. At the Tour de France, most teams were riding 28mm tires but we have also seen riders on tires as wide as 32mm. In our latest episode of GCN Does Science, Si and Alex test the new Vittoria Corsa N.EXT tires to see which size road bike tires are faster at different speeds. In association with Vittoria � https://gcn.eu/Vittoria Chapters: 0:00 Intro 1:20 Our Hypothesis 2:14 The Tyres 2:49 28mm Test 6:36 32mm Test 9:31 Results Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/gcnshop Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ What size tyres do you use? Let us know in the comments below! � If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up � and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN… � NEW Vittoria Corsa N.EXT First Look � https://youtu.be/xBvVSy9_jz0 � Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist � https://gcn.eu/editorschoice � Or why not check out our Features Playlist � ​​ https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures � Music – licensed by Epidemic Sound � Comin’ Up – Heyson Deadbeat – Tigerblood Jewel Doing the Twist – OTE Fat Tire – Roy Edwin Williams Flower Burst – Giants’ Nest Just One Of Those Things – Victor Lundberg Na Ah (Instrumental Version) – Blood Red Sun Taking My Time – Daniel Fridell The Scavenger’s Daughter – Under Earth […]

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