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How To Replace & Fit Gear Cables On A Road Bike Like A Pro | Maintenance Monday

– Changing your gear cables could quite possibly be the best thing that you can do to improve the performance of your shifting. Putting new, good quality cable inners and outers on will improve the accuracy of your shifting. It’s gonna make your shifting action lighter. And particularly, it’s gonna help with troublesome downshifts, so […]

Top 5 Hacks For The Maratona Dles Dolomites Cycling Event

Top 5 Hacks For The Maratona Dles Dolomites Cycling Event

– Think ahead to the Maratona. You’re fit, focused, and primed to hit the Dolomites. – But wait. Is there anything more that you could do, to make things even better? You know those marginal gains or handy little tips, that could make all the difference on the day. – Yes! We’ve got five Maratona […]

Top Five Cycling Tantrums | GCN

Top Five Cycling Tantrums | GCN

Cycling, the sport of gentlemanly conduct, etiquette, and unwritten rules that everyone abides by, most of the time. Of course, it’s also fiercely competitive. And while a little tension is natural, there have been times when things have spilled over into a full-on tantrum, as these next five examples prove. We absolutely love the Red […]

How Did Tom Dumoulin Win The 2017 Giro d’Italia ? | The GCN Show Ep. 229

– From Reykjavik, Iceland, welcome to GCN Show. – From Lake Moultrie, South Carolina, welcome to the GCN Show. – From Midwest Devo, welcome to the GCN Show. (exciting orchestral music) – Welcome to the GCN Show. – This week, we are taking a look back at the Giro Italia, one of the most exciting […]

6 Top Tips For Riding Multi Stage Events | GCN’s Cycling Tips

6 Top Tips For Riding Multi Stage Events | GCN’s Cycling Tips

– Along with the increase in popularity of Gran Fondos and sportives there are now a whole load of very well organised multi-stage events that you can compete in as well. – Yeah, one of those is the Haute Route who are organising six events this year ranging from between three and seven days. And […]

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 […]

First Look: XPlova X5 Cycling Computer

First Look: XPlova X5 Cycling Computer

– If you’d been looking at buying a cycling computer then you traditionally haven’t had all that much choice, there’s simply that aren’t many manufacturers involved. So, when tech giant Acer announced back in April that they were launching a product with GPS and a built-in camera, well, I for one was very interested indeed. […]

Extreme Gravel Biking?! | The GCN Show Ep. 214

Extreme Gravel Biking?! | The GCN Show Ep. 214

– From the Outeniqua Pass, George South Africa, welcome to the GCN Show. – From a snowy Denmark, welcome to the GCN Show. – From the Branches Lacoate, Trinidad and Tobego, welcome to the GCN Show. (intense music) (cheering) – Yay, yay, yay, yay. (cheering) (cheering) – Welcome to the GCN Show. – This week, […]

Peter Sagan’s Team’s Bike Preparation For Paris – Roubaix | Inside BORA-Hansgrohe

Peter Sagan’s Team’s Bike Preparation For Paris – Roubaix | Inside BORA-Hansgrohe

– We’ve come to Northern France with the help of our friends at Shimano to see how the teams prepare for this savage one-day race. In particular we’re gonna be focusing on the preparations of BORA-hansgrohe. As they’ll be wanting to replicate the success of their star rider Peter Sagan who won last year. Paris-Roubaix […]

6 Checks To Do Before You Ride Your Bike

6 Checks To Do Before You Ride Your Bike

– It’s not just if you’re taking the bike out of the garage for the first time in ages or indeed if you’re lucky enough to be throwing your leg over a brand new bike. No, there are a few key safety checks which you should perform periodically on your bike before you head out […]