Just How Slow Was Triathlon? | Retro Vs Modern: Wind Tunnel Tested!

Published on March 31st 2024

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Triathlon has come a long way in the last 50 years, the newest triathlon tech is allowing athletes to race quicker than ever before, but how much faster? We've been to the wind tunnel to compare the full setups. The results may surprise you! Welcome 0:00 How aero are cycling socks? 0:23 Retro vs modern bike shoes 2:28 Are modern helmets more aero? 2:54 Full retro set up vs modern 5:24 Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gtn.io/UPLOAD Check out the GTN Shop ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gtn.io/TeamKit GTN Training Plans ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/gtntp Watch more on GTN... ๐Ÿ“น How Hard Did Triathlon Use To Be? ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://youtu.be/zq6RNBaVo7A ๐Ÿ“น Watch our Editorโ€™s Choice Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gtn.io/editorschoice ๐Ÿ“น Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gtn.io/GTNshowPlaylist Photos: ยฉ Triathlon / Getty Images ๐ŸŽต Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist ๐ŸŽต Diamond in the Rough (Instrumental Version) - Zorro Gaining Season - Lupus Nocte Granny Dance - Scoobadive Hadouken - Lupus Nocte Neon Raceway - ELFL Red Red Sea - Ava Low #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run 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: http://gtn.io/canyon-bikes Ergon: https://gtn.io/Ergon THEMAGIC5: https://gtn.io/TheMagic5 ON Running: http://gtn.io/On-Running Orca: http://gtn.io/Orca Park Tool: http://gtn.io/parktool Precision Fuel & Hydration: https://gtn.io/PrecisionHydration Surpas: https://gtn.io/Surpas Truekinetix: https://gtn.io/Truekinetix Zwift: http://gtn.io/zwift Coros: https://uk.coros.com/ Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/@gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/@gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/@gcnracing GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/@gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/@gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/@gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/@gcnenfrancais GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/@gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/@gmbn GMBN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/@gmbnracing GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/@gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/@emb