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Can Simon Survive A True US Gravel Race? | Racing the Steamboat Epic

Can Simon Survive A True US Gravel Race? | Racing the Steamboat Epic

– (claps) Let’s do this. (beep) Let’s do this. (beep) Was it you in there? Right, let’s do it. (dramatic music) (tires screeching) – Steamboat Springs in Northwest Colorado is a hidden paradise. For snow sports in winter and two-wheels in summer. The mountain biking is off the scale, but it hasn’t been well-known for […]

How To Deal With Bad Roads And Potholes | GCN’s Cycling Tips

How To Deal With Bad Roads And Potholes | GCN’s Cycling Tips

– [Matt] Rumbling and rattling over rutted rugged cracked uneven potholed road is something, that all cyclist will have to face from time to time And some, more than others, depending on where you live – [Simon] Yeah, it can be jarring experience in more ways than one with punctures, broken wheels, sometimes even crashes […]

Our Favourite Road Bike Tech From 2019 So Far | GCN Tech Show Ep. 69

(electronic sounds) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week, we’ve got some hot new aero shoes, new top secret tires, and your thoughts on road bikes with suspension. – Not to mention your upgrades and the bike vault. (upbeat electronic music) – Now it has been a quite quiet week in the […]

Too Tough For The Tour de France? | A Truly Epic Alpine Climb

Too Tough For The Tour de France? | A Truly Epic Alpine Climb

(gentle music) – Come on, Si, let’s do it! – Yeah, I’m well-psyched mate, this is going to be good! (gentle music) Ah, the Tour de France, the pinnacle of bike racing, and one of the hardest sporting events in the world. But is it as hard as it should be? I mean, this is […]

Gravel Vs Road Tyres | How Much Slower Are Gravel Tyres?

(electronic slicing) – A mixture of common sense and established science tells us that a road bike specific tire will be faster on a road compared to a gravel tire and a gravel tire will be faster on gravel. – But by how much? We’re going to do some simple experiments to find out exactly […]

Is A Gravel Bike With Full Suspension Faster?

Is A Gravel Bike With Full Suspension Faster?

– When off-road bike brand Niner first teased this full-suspension gravel bike, much of the world was in shock basically. But yet here we are two years later and the Niner MCR is ready for release. A genuine full suspension gravel bike with 50 millimeters of suspension in the back and 40 millimeters of suspension […]

Can Gravel Bikes Really Do It All?

Can Gravel Bikes Really Do It All?

– [Simon] The new breed of gravel bikes promise to do it all. But can they really? I mean can they be fast and fun on-road, and fast and fun off-road? It seems like a tall order, but we’re going to try and find out. To do so, SRAM have kindly supplied their new Force […]

How Do You Train For Multiple Cycling Disciplines? | Ask GCN Anything

How Do You Train For Multiple Cycling Disciplines? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome to Ask GC Anything. Coming up this week, I answer your questions on the multi-discipline training, one minute peak power rapid, and the elusive tail winds. If you do have a question that you would like answered on the show, use the hashtag #tarqueback and drop that in the comments below. And if […]

How To Climb On Gravel | Tips To Nail Technical Off Road Climbs

How To Climb On Gravel | Tips To Nail Technical Off Road Climbs

– We’ve all done plenty of climbing on our road bikes, many of you have probably done quite a bit of climbing on your mountain bikes, but today, I’m going to be going through some tips and tricks to be able to ride uphill on gravel like a boss. (short intro SFX) Riding uphill on […]

Building The Gravel Bike – Real Time Complete Build | Garbage To Gravel-ish Episode 3

Building The Gravel Bike – Real Time Complete Build | Garbage To Gravel-ish Episode 3

(“Heavy Breeze” by Thompson Town Flowers) – Welcome then to episode three of garbage kind of bike into a gravel or adventure bike. Today we’re going to run through a build up of the bike. As you can see, it’s not totally stripped down. It’s kind of in the same state that I got it, […]