Are Wide Tyres More Aero? | Does Tyre Choice Really Make A Difference?

Published on March 19th 2021


Aerodynamics is very much the name of the game in triathlon. one of those less obvious factors is tire choice. Rolling resistance & puncture resistance, but what about aerodynamic drag? How much difference does it make? Is it worth even bothering with? And what can you do to make the most of it? Sam investigates. Special thanks to Xavier from Aerocoach for his insight ๐Ÿ‘‰ Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. ๐Ÿ‘ Submit your content here: Watch more on GTN... ๐Ÿ“น How To Choose Bike Tires ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Tubeless Set-Up For Triathlon: What's The Point? ๐Ÿ‘‰ Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Tea (Instrumental Version) - Iso Indies ES_Reactor - [ocean jams] ES_Enlightened - Toby Tranter ES_Hot Water - Dylan Sitts ES_Stutter - [ocean jams] Photos: ยฉ Triathlon / Getty Images The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first timers โ€“ and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal winning team, weโ€™re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTubeโ€™s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: Felt bicycles: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: Nuzest: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Selle Italia: Team Bath: Wahoo: Zwift: YouTube Channel - Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Google+ - Strava Club - GMBN Tech - GCN Tech - EMBN -