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How To Ride Your Bike In Hot & Humid Weather | GCN’s Pro Tips

– It’s that time of year when many of us in the northern hemisphere are contending with really hot temperatures and possibly humidity as well. They make for some tough riding conditions, and so here are some tips on how to cope with it. And yes, it might seem strange listening to advice on this […]

How Can I Keep Up With Other Cyclists? | Ask GCN Anything Cycling

– Coming up on this week’s Ask GCN Anything, we are once again answering your cycling-related questions including whether or not you should use a base layer when it’s hot outside, whether the pros should have a different part of Strava, and also whether the pros use Synchro Shift. However, the first question we’re going […]

How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling?

How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling?

– How many calories do we really burn when we’re out riding our bikes? Well we know it’s a great way of losing weight, so the short answer is, probably quite a lot. But how do we really calculate it? How do we know how many carbs we need to consume while out riding, so […]

What Made The Difference For Peter Sagan In Paris-Roubaix? | The GCN Show Ep. 274

– For all ages outside of Riboux, welcome to the GCN show. – Welcome to the GCN show, brought to you by Wiggle. – This week it’s Paris-Roubaix special. How did Peter Sagan finally win? – It’s another big week in the world of tech with a new sprocket introduced by Campagnolo. – Yep, that […]

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 […]

How To Lose Weight Like A Professional Cyclist With Team Sky’s Head Of Nutrition

How To Lose Weight Like A Professional Cyclist With Team Sky’s Head Of Nutrition

– Balanced nutrition forms an integral part of any structured training programme. But can the manipulation of nutrition alone have an effective impact on your training? Well, to answer that very question, we’re gonna speak to James Morton, Head of Nutrition at Team Sky, here at the Giro d’Italia. (whooshing) So James, in your role […]

How To Train For Ultra Endurance Cycling

How To Train For Ultra Endurance Cycling

– One of our GCN new years resolution suggestions for 2017 was the prospect of riding a double century. So, 200 miles. So, if riding centuries are your thing, this could be right up your street. – It definitely could but, at the same time you’re saying that Matt, we did have to actually admit […]

Are Local Bike Shops Worth Fighting For? | The GCN Show Ep. 266

– From my morning commute in Washington DC, welcome to the GCN show. – Welcome to the GCN show. – On the show this week, we’re discussing the future of the local bike shop. Are they worth fighting for? – We’re also going to let you know how you can go faster with the use […]

How To Carry Your Cycling Spares

– For all but the shortest bike rides, you’re gonna need to take some stuff with you. At the bare minimum, a mini-pump, a multi-tool, and an inner tube to help you fix any road-side mechanical problems. – Yeah and avoid having to walk home. Weirdly, though, how you choose to carry that stuff is […]