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Cross Country Mountain Bike Vs Downhill Bike | Blake & Rich Go Head To Head

Cross Country Mountain Bike Vs Downhill Bike | Blake & Rich Go Head To Head

(digital noise) – Welcome back you beautiful people. Today, Richard and I are going to battle. – We are. Today it is XC versus– – Downhill. (light electronic music) (laughing) (logo rumbling) – [Doddy] Okay, first things first. Let’s take a look at the two different bikes. This is a machine for the job. Built […]

The World’s Biggest Climb? | GCN Vs Alto de Letras

The World’s Biggest Climb? | GCN Vs Alto de Letras

[music] Speaker: There’s no rest for the wicked. Oh, my day. Riding my bike in Colombia has been a dream for a long, long time and recently, I was lucky enough to finally make that trip for two weeks of filming for GCN. Seeing as I was in the neighborhood with a day to spare, […]

How Can I Improve My Climbing? | Ask GCN Anything

(logo swooshing) – Welcome to this week’s Ask GCN Anything. Today we will be answering your questions on how to improve your climbing, what’s best to specialize in, TTs, climbing, or sprinting, and how are disc brakes gonna improve as more pros start using them. – Interesting. And don’t forget, if you’d like to get […]

Top 8 Tips To Conquer Cobbled Climbs

Top 8 Tips To Conquer Cobbled Climbs

Speaker 1: The cobbled climbs of Belgium is cycling history. They are super steep, short, punchy and well, they’re covered in brutal cobbles. The pros can make them look easy, but they can be notoriously difficult to ride. We thought we’d come up with some top tips to help you conquer those cobbled climbs like […]

5 Reasons Why Your Road Bike Is Slowing You Down

5 Reasons Why Your Road Bike Is Slowing You Down

– There are more than just a few ways that your bike is literally wearing you down on the climbs. In this video, we’re going to talk you through a few of the obvious, a few of the less obvious and some of the slightly more expensive ways that your bike can be made a […]

GCN’s Top Five Gravel Events

GCN’s Top Five Gravel Events

(logo whooshes in) – [Narrator] Gravel riding is gathering momentum, and more and more races and events are springing up all the time, taking you away from tarmac and on to the best dirt roads in the world. (bike tire scraping) Here are five of the very best for you here. The gold standard for […]

Can Aero Road Bikes Climb? | New Cannondale SystemSix

(rock music) – Aero bikes can’t climb, apparently, but is that a fact, or is that just an enduring opinion based on the way that they’ve always been marketed? Or is it, in fact, due to the reason that pro cyclists haven’t seemed to have adopted them wholesale yet, and we always looks to see […]

Can You Climb On Aero Wheels?

– You’re in the market for a new set of wheels, and although there are lots of different types available, you’re probably wondering, should I get some deep section aero wheels, or some lightweight climbing ones? But, although deeps look really cool, I mean they look mint, don’t they, people often wonder, will they be […]

Jon’s Favourite Pro Bikes From The 2020 Tour Down Under

– As you know, I absolutely love my bikes and my bike tech. And I’m lucky enough to be here at the Santos tour down under, where every single world tour team is. So that means that these grubby little hands and these eyes can check out all the bikes in their glory. And I’m […]