Cheap eBay Bikes – Which Is Best? | The GCN Challenge

Cheap eBay Bikes – Which Is Best? | The GCN Challenge

It’s the GCN Presenter Challenge that you’ve been waiting for. With just £100 to spend, what did they choose – and which was best value for money?

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-It’s almost Christmas and Santa’s elves are about to go into a gift-packing frenzy. Our GCN heroes are looking for maximum bang for their bucks, and 130 bucks, or 100 pounds, doesn’t go an awful long way. But just how far does it go? Let’s find out.

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  1. Global Cycling Network December 13, 2020 @ 9:24 pm

    Let us know which bike you’d choose 👇

  2. Jhamar L.B. [JAYHEART] December 13, 2020 @ 9:25 pm

    I like the Gryphon. It’s really nice and modern. You can upgrade some parts of it, making it a very nice commuter and a fast one too.

  3. I have an eBay Carlton languishing under a tarpaulin in the back garden, so that’s obviously my choice. I used to service Pashleys, from tandem to kiddy trike they were all made of cheese (note that later Picadors had a brace between the seat tube and down tube).

  4. 1:40 dog: help my please

  5. Live Trading Guy December 13, 2020 @ 9:29 pm

    The voiceover man on this is absolute pure comedy gold!

  6. Love how lasty just throws his champagne on the ground at the end xD

  7. 8:30 dan sets the bar high for all schwinn owners… i snorted and i own a schwinn

  8. Azulejo Forestal December 13, 2020 @ 9:32 pm

    So interesing, the Carlton one is very commun in Argentina, I have one myself, is not as beautiful like that tho

  9. In love with this Top-Gear-like production! Gotta give props to the narrator as well

  10. This is still the finest work Carlton Kirby has done, to this day

  11. Funny but sad. So little imagination, you just had to copy the BBC. Sigh 💤

  12. best thing ever, should do more of these with really old cheap bikes

  13. Reminded me of Top Gear, sorry, had enough of that

  14. Thumbs up if Matt looks like Clive Owen.

  15. a gryphon for £100 i don’t believe it

  16. 24:06
    on the right

  17. Good great location. U are out of mind😂😂😂😂

  18. the golden years of gcn

  19. Ha Ha Ha
    Top Gear for bikes!

  20. I’m biased as I still love my Carlton so Matt’s one looks like a great riding bike to me.

  21. Hahaha love it

  22. I would %1000 choose the stimgray they are awesome

  23. i’m so proud to own a hybrid haha

  24. I miss Tom Last.

  25. This video is saved to my playlist "comedy"

  26. Christoph Englert December 13, 2020 @ 9:53 pm

    laughing my ass of cause the others have been laughing so hard *lol*

  27. [WooTube]미국우튜브 December 13, 2020 @ 9:56 pm

    im just recently getting into cycling and wow you guys are like top gear and Londons got Talent smashed into 1 catagory, i love you guys and motivator for great content creation!!!!!

  28. This is like top gear… just with bikes

  29. The Carlton is so pretty though

  30. 1:40 dog: help my please

  31. Okay, but that first bike was beautiful! I would totally sport that.

  32. I see that this was supposed to make you feel you need a £5,000 bike. I have been able to buy Peugeot PX-10’s for $50. Needed new brake shoes but was quite rideable.

  33. I’m learning so much from these guys. I wish it was easier to find road bikes for short women.

  34. i heard you guys hate suspension

  35. I miss that crew…

  36. Prashant Bhandari December 13, 2020 @ 10:06 pm

    this was an amazing show…really funny. u guys seemed to have enjoyed shooting this one and we loved watching it.

  37. Please do another one of these. The challenges are the best! This 100 pound, Christmas-Themed challenge was great.

  38. The folding trike! Super practical 👌

  39. The three wheeler is all me. Need content like this. Check me out MKS

  40. JackSharmon O'Quinn December 13, 2020 @ 10:09 pm

    You can send me that bike Si is on.. i need an all arounder

  41. The calton is a great find for £100 – with a little tlc

  42. The trike helps you get back home upright after you drank all beers from the trunk!

  43. Timofei Gerasimov December 13, 2020 @ 10:17 pm

    Haha "less than £2 per lb" 😛

  44. Aww man, after all those years with Top Gear, I found you guys. Awesome content. I really like it. Keep up the good work.

  45. You know shit about cheap bicycles. Try and buy a brand new Chinese bicycle from the supermarket. The cheapest one. And remake this video. Now mayne you will make something useful off your "channel" :-))

  46. the 1 minute per pound saved was a bit extreme. with a 50 pound bike you would have been able to walk it and win. brilliant video, though!

  47. this episode shows you what incredible crap was sold with the name "bicycle" to it in the ’70s and ’80s. no wonder so many people abandoned bicycling during that time. I delivered newspapers during that time and used a 1950s Miele bike, because the "modern" bikes simply couldn’t handle it.

  48. Are They Sipping On Moet?

  49. A Top Gear for bikes. Noice.

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