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The Ultimate Cyclist’s Breakfast | Emma’s Blueberry Lemon Pancakes

(light happy music) – A stack of pancakes might sound like a bit of a guilty treat, but this recipe for lemon blueberry high protein pancakes, is actually remarkably healthy. It’s also based on oats, as part of the GCN Oat Cuisine Nutrition series, is super easy and super tasty. (light happy music) For this […]

7 Magnificent Ways To Walk With Your Bicycle

– Seven magnificent ways to walk with your bicycle. The saddle propel. A technique not often seen in public, the saddle propel appears to be the preserve of pro riders or those with a considerable degree of bike wheeling expertise because this method carries with it a degree of risk. Holding only the saddle, the […]

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 […]

5 Coolest Cyclists Of All Time

5 Coolest Cyclists Of All Time

– [Presenter] Hip-hop artist Andre 3000 once mused, “What’s cooler than being cool?” The answer is being on our top five list of coolest cyclists. (laid back music) There were very few things in the world of cycling as cool as Tom Boonen kicking off the Classic season, attacking up the Taaienberg in leg warmers […]

Tour De France 2017 – Worst Jobs For A Cycling Team Mechanic

Tour De France 2017 – Worst Jobs For A Cycling Team Mechanic

– Pro cycling mechanics are certainly some of the best loved, and possibly, the most patient members of the pro cycling world. They’re certainly very patient with our repeated requests for pro bikes and tech. But they also have to deal with a lot of very tough jobs. So we’re at the Tour de France. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Style Before Speed – Are Cyclists Too Vain? | The GCN Show Ep. 272

– Live, from the fourth road race for Sport Relief. – [Both] Welcome to the GCN Show. – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by Wiggle. – Yeah, that’s right, the GCN Show’s got a new sponsor, so thank you very much to them for helping to keep the lights on and to […]

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 […]