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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 […]

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 […]

Can You Get Fit From Riding An E-Bike?

Can You Get Fit From Riding An E-Bike?

– E-bikes. Lots of people have already turned this video off having heard me utter those words because if the comments here on GCN are anything to go by they are a rather controversial subject. I think it’s hard to argue with their benefits to commuters who want to save some money and arrive to […]

10 Hacks For Faster Climbing | How To Cycle Faster Uphill

10 Hacks For Faster Climbing | How To Cycle Faster Uphill

(inspirational music) – Do you want Strava Q.O.M.s? And do you want them now? Well, accepted wisdom has it that if you want to climb better, you need to be disciplined and consistent with your training, disciplined and consistent with your recovery, and disciplined and consistent with your diet. (record scratching) But accepted wisdom is […]

Cycling Up The World’s Steepest Road | Wales’ Record Breaking Hill

Cycling Up The World’s Steepest Road | Wales’ Record Breaking Hill

– Isn’t Harlech in Wales brilliant, James? – Yeah mate. Oh, it’s alright. – Did you know that Harlech Castle first began construction in 1283, and was the stronghold of Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh man to be the claimant to the title Prince of Wales? And the song Men of Harlech, well that was […]

Ollie’s Sa Calobra Hill Climb Challenge | In Pursuit Of A Cycling Personal Best

Ollie’s Sa Calobra Hill Climb Challenge | In Pursuit Of A Cycling Personal Best

(explosion) – I’m here at the beautiful Sa Calobra climb (soft music) in Majorca, because I’ve set myself a challenge to try and ride up this 9.6 kilometer, 7% average gradient climb, in under 30 minutes. I’m about to ride down and set off and I’m feeling pretty nervous, but before I do, allow me […]

Top 10 Cycling Fashion Disasters

Top 10 Cycling Fashion Disasters

– [Man 1] GCN’s top 10 cycling fashion disasters. In at number 10, Ryder Hesjedal’s sunglasses. Now the 2013 Tour de France wasn’t perhaps the most exciting from a racing perspective, which could be why the gaze of many spectators averted to what Ryder Hesjedal was spotting around his face. Now the sunglasses in question […]