What Should You Look For When Buying A Bike?

Published on June 7th 2022

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Buying a bike can be a big investment. You'll obviously want to make sure you've picked the right bike for you, but what decisions should you be making, and what should you have your eye on when looking for your new triathlon bike, either in the bike shop or on the used market? 0:00 - Intro 0:45 - Triathlon Bike Vs. Road Bike 2:54 - Fit 4:11 - Frame Material 5:04 - Components 7:30 - Rim vs. Disc Brakes 8:12 - Cockpit 8:51 - Wheels 9:30 - Travel 10:15 - What Not to Worry About Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gtn.io/UPLOAD Check out the GTN Shop ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gtn.io/TeamKit What was the last bike you bought? Let us know down below ๐Ÿ‘‡ Watch more on GTN... ๐Ÿ“น How to repair a flat on race day ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gtn.io/RacedayFlat 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 Been Meaning to Call - The New Fools Believe in You and Me - The New Fools Bustin' Out - The New Fools G Thang - The New Fools Me and My Triple Espresso - The New Fools Need to Get Drunk to Get Out of This Funk - Glove Box Sneak Out and Break In - The Grateful 7 Spending My Time - The Grateful 7 Steady Mobbin' - The New Fools #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #usedbikes 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 Felt bicycles: https://gtn.io/Felt THEMAGIC5: https://gtn.io/TheMagic5 MET Helmets: https://gtn.io/MET 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 Selle Italia: https://gtn.io/SelleItalia Team Bath: http://gtn.io/TeamBath Wahoo: https://gtn.io/Wahoo Zwift: http://gtn.io/zwift 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 Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/emb