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9 Ways To Make Bike Rides More Enjoyable | GCN’s Pro Tips

– We all love riding our bikes, but what if you could make your ride even more enjoyable? Well coming up, a whole load of decent hacks to do exactly that. (biker crying) What’s up? – I’m just crying tears of joy. Such a beautiful ride. (funky dance music) – A squeaking, creaking bike which […]

Are Cleats More Efficient Than Flat Pedals? | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Another week passes by in a blur, and we’re here yet again in the show where you ask the questions, and we do our very best to answer them. Now first up we have this from Anthony King, who asks, “This Saturday I’m riding the short version of L’Etape Australia. Unfortunately, the forecast is […]

How To Stop Knee Pain While Cycling | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Faster than a brand new kilometer record at sea level, it’s here again. The show where you ask and we answer your cycling related questions. It’s ask GCN Anything. Now first up we have this question from Marcus who says, “@gcntweet I love the show, keep it up. But how do I know when […]

How To Prevent Numb Hands | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(lively music) – Welcome to another edition of Ask GCN anything. Without further ado, we’re going to get right in with the questions with this over on Twitter from Ian M. Stewart who asks, “Hey GCN, when I ride, “even for an hour, my hands get numb. “Is it my stem, my bars, or my […]

How To Start Riding On A Climb

– Now if you’ve ever had to come to a stop on a climb, then you will know just how difficult it can be getting going again, particularly on a steep one like this. So therefore, a number of you have asked just how exactly you do it. So coming up are a few tips […]

How To Bunny Hop A Bike | GCN’s Pro Cycling Tips

– The ability to bunny hop is not exactly crucial for us, as road cyclists, but there is no doubt, that on occasion, that skill can get you out of some serious trouble. And there’s also the fact that if you need to negotiate a curb on the way to a cafe stop, it gives […]

7 Hacks For Winter Cycling

– [Dan] There’s no reason to stop riding your bike in the winter months, just because it’s a little bit colder, and a little bit wetter. – [Matt] Yep, so coming up are GCN’s top winter riding hacks. (upbeat music) – One of the problems of winter riding, can be the lack of grip. Now […]

How To Keep Your Hands & Feet Warm | GCN’s Pro Tips

How To Keep Your Hands & Feet Warm | GCN’s Pro Tips

– A common question among cyclists is how to keep your hands and your feet warm when you’re riding in cold weather, but the answer is coming up, a result of some hard-earned lessons and indeed, some handy hints. See what I did there? So why do we get cold hands and cold feet, eh? […]

Climbing Made Easy | GCN’s Cycling Tips

Climbing Made Easy | GCN’s Cycling Tips

(wheels spinning on road) (rhythmic breathing) – [Dan, With Sunglasses] Climbing. It’s brutal. It’s painful. But it’s so incredibly satisfying. And coming up, is all you really need to know about riding up hills. (techno music) – Firstly, and most importantly, the most effective way of riding up a climb comfortably is to pace yourself. […]