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Matt & Simon’s Factor O2 Bikes For The Taiwan KOM Challenge

Matt & Simon’s Factor O2 Bikes For The Taiwan KOM Challenge

– This is the Factor O2, that I’ve literally just ridden in the Taiwan KOM Challenge upon. – And on board, there are some of the– – Lightest parts available, we’ve got Lightweight wheels, we got THM components, and I’ve got a Shimano Dura Ace. – SRAM RED eTap. – Mine came with SRAM RED […]

What’s In Your Jersey Pockets? | GCN Asks The Pros At La Course

– I think I have 10 of everything. – [Interviewer] 10 of everything? – Something like that, yeah. – Secret stuff, okay? I’ve already had my carb, okay? – I think, there’s Haribo guys around, so I’m gonna try and get some Haribos. – Got some banana gels. – That sounds disgusting. – It actually […]

How To Improve Your Cycling Training Results With Nutrition

How To Improve Your Cycling Training Results With Nutrition

– Being as light as possible, as well as getting stronger and fitter are things that most cyclists strive to achieve, yet, what most professional cyclists are able to attain. But, how do they do it? Well to find out, we’ve come to speak to James Morton, head of nutrition at Team Sky, to find […]

Are You Faster On A Stiffer Bike?

– Stiff bikes are more efficient, aren’t they? I mean frame flex robs us of power. So a stiffer bike, therefore, would transfer more of our energy into the drive train. That is a statement that many of us take as fact. And with good reason, because pro cyclists want stiffer bikes and they get […]

Get Fit in 4 Weeks Ep. 2 | Testing, Training Sessions & Recording Your Workouts

Get Fit in 4 Weeks Ep. 2 | Testing, Training Sessions & Recording Your Workouts

– Last week you may have seen our video on introducing the fundamentals behind any training program. It’s well worth checking this out if you haven’t already seen it, as this is the basis to any good training program. This week the focus is on pushing yourself harder than you have done before. Introducing some […]

Hill Attacks | Indoor Cycle Training Up The Passo Gardena

– Well, hello. This is the Passo Gardena Hill Attack session. I’m a little bit nervous, but let’s give it ago. It’s a beautiful day. Here we go. Well, thanks very much, Matt. This is the Passo Gardena Hill Attack session, taking place, of course, on the Passo Gardena and there is the beautiful climb […]

Metal Vs Carbon: Which Bikes Are Better? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 3

– This S100 at the Tour Down Under. – [All] Welcome to the GCN Tech Show! – Woo! – And I’m gonna be bringing you the latest and greatest tech that these guys are using. Go on guys! – And of course having already got an amazing tan, I’ve stayed back here in our beloved […]

Should You Use Chamois Cream?

Should You Use Chamois Cream?

– To cream… Or not to cream? That is the question. Before we answer this burning, often taboo question that still leaves many riders scratching their heads, let’s have a look at the history of the humble chamois cream, put on this earth to soothe, protect, and stop the chafing of the delicate nether regions. […]