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7 Types Of Road Cyclists We All Know

– We cyclists are a funny old breed. – We are. What type of rider are you? You might recognise some of those coming up. – [Simon] Nothing is ever quite right for The Moaner. – Knock it off a bit, mate, you’re going too fast. – Sorry, man. – Come on, a little bit […]

Gravel Bikes Exist Because Mountain Biking Is Now Boring

Gravel Bikes Exist Because Mountain Biking Is Now Boring

– What on earth is a gravel bike? Nobody really knows, do they? Although we think we might, because we’ve got a theory on this. – We do. A gravel bike is a modern retro mountain bike, only better. And to prove this, we’re going to put our theory to the test. Before we do […]

Powermeters Of The Pro Peloton – What Brands Are Pro Cycling Teams Using In 2018?

Powermeters Of The Pro Peloton – What Brands Are Pro Cycling Teams Using In 2018?

(explosions) – It’s been a couple of years since we last looked at power metres of the pro peloton back in Dubai, but since almost all of the WorldTour teams are present here in Abu Dhabi, we thought we would do an update. Also, because there’s quite a few changes. (moderate dubstep music) One of […]

9 Winter Cycling Hacks | Your Tips To Beat The Cold On The Bike

– Here in Britain, the brutally cold weather system dubbed “The Beast from the East” is upon us, bringing us some of the coldest weather conditions in 30 years. As you can see. But that begs the question, should we ride out on our bikes? Well I have today, and just wondered the best ways […]

How To Improve Your Average Speed On A Road Bike

– Since most of us started cycling, there have been one common obsession: How fast can we average on our bike rides? – And this is a really good natural marker and one that you will see progress on over the months and years of your cycling. But how can we squeeze out the extra […]

Free Speed? Peak Up Vs Peak Down | The GCN Show Ep. 268

– From the World Airline Cycling Championship, and the British Airways Cycling Team, – [Cyclists] Welcome to the GCN Show! – Welcome to the GCN Show. – This week, we settle cycling’s greatest debate, once and for all; peak up, or peak down? – It’s peak down! Down! Down! Down! (echoes) – Yeah, we also […]

Beyond A Super Bike | Si’s Hyper Bike KOM Challenge

(dramatic music) – This is a video about not really being good enough to do something, but then seeing how much better you can make your bike to allow you to, hopefully, achieve your goal. Which, in this case, is riding really fast up a hill. Making my bike lighter thought isn’t going to cut […]

Spinning Vs Grinding | What Is The Best Cadence For Climbing On A Road Bike?

– When it comes to cycling technique, one question seems to endure above all others. When climbing, should you pedal faster if you want to go faster? I mean, spin to win, right? It’s the secret of the pros. And therefore, if you want to go faster, you need to practice pedaling faster. And, in […]

How Much Of A Cyclist Are You? | GCN Show Ep. 353

How Much Of A Cyclist Are You? | GCN Show Ep. 353

– From the top of [Foreign Language] in Taiwan, welcome to the GCN Show. – Welcome to the GCN show. – Sorry we got to go again. Dan, you can’t get out of it mate. – I’m not wearing that pink– – 100 people commented last week that you need to be wearing that pink […]

GCN Tech Unboxing: Park Tool Pro Travel Kit & Bike Work Stand

– It’s no secret that on GCN Tech we have our tools in the workshop provided to us via our friends at Park Tool and today we’re going to unbox some brand new tools we’re going to have a good old nosey at them, I’m going to get these grubby little hands on them and […]