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How To Train At Sweet Spot For Cycling | Triathlon Training Explained

(lighthearted music) – Welcome back to the Triathlon Training Explain Show, powered by TrainingPeaks, and this week, I’m out on the bike, and I’m gonna be delving into Sweet Spot. Now, you may have already heard of the term Sweet Spot training, or perhaps you’re already using a little bit of Sweet Spot training in […]

Fat Bike Vs. Enduro Bike | Fun or Fast?

(rock music) (record scratching) – (laughs) Wow! I bet that guy’s on Strava trying to get this segment dialled in. What a idiot. (whistling) (fun upbeat music) (whistling) (hard rock music) – Think of the gains, woo hoo hoo! Woo, that was fast. Woo! Yes! Wa-pew! Personal record, woo hoo hoo! I am so damn […]

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 […]

Are Road Pedals Faster than Flat Pedals? | Clips vs Flats Hill Climb Challenge

(metallic whooshing) (hypnotic EDM music) – Three, two, one, up, up, up, up, up, up, up, up, up! What is the best upgrade you can make to your bike? Now, some people would say making the transition from flat pedals to clipless. – Clipless is a confusing name because you do, indeed, ride clipped in, […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Average Speed On A Triathlon Bike – Cycle Faster!

– Okay, let’s be honest. Most of use ride out bikes because we like to ride them fast whether it’s motivated by results, trying to beat your mates on a Sunday club ride, or simply because you like to gloat when you post it online. We all want to go fast, but how do we […]

Get Fit In 4 Weeks Ep. 3 | Building Ride Duration, High Intensity Intervals & Recovery

– If you’ve been following our fitness series you’ll be well on your way to getting fitter, faster and more disciplined with your cycling. If you haven’t, where have you been? Go and check out the other two videos before getting stuck into this one. This week is all about increasing your longest ride, increasing […]

10 Marginal Marginal Gains That Will Make You Cycle (A Tiny Bit) Faster

– The aggregation of marginal gains. Yep, the methodology made famous by Sir Dave Brailsford, in his pursuit, to turn British cycling, and then later Team Sky into winning organizations. The thinking being that if you can improve everything you do by just one percent, then these small improvements, added up over a long period […]

Get Fit In 4 Weeks Ep. 3 | Building Ride Duration, High Intensity Intervals & Recovery

– If you’ve been following our fitness series you’ll be well on your way to getting fitter, faster and more disciplined with your cycling. If you haven’t, where have you been? Go and check out the other two videos before getting stuck into this one. This week is all about increasing your longest ride, increasing […]

Running Vs. Cycling | Who Is Faster – GCN Or GTN?

– A couple of months back, a GCN viewer told us about a race here in the UK, which pits riders against runners. Brilliant, we thought, runner versus rider. Not much competition there, sign us up. – Except, it’s an off road run, and the course record is held by a runner. – Yeah, and […]