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How To Bunny Hop A Bike | GCN’s Pro Cycling Tips

– The ability to bunny hop is not exactly crucial for us, as road cyclists, but there is no doubt, that on occasion, that skill can get you out of some serious trouble. And there’s also the fact that if you need to negotiate a curb on the way to a cafe stop, it gives […]

How To Prepare & Plan For The Maratona Dles Dolomites Cycling Event

– The Maratona dles Dolomites is 138 km long and over that distance, you will be covering seven major climbs. – [Matthew] They are Passo Campolongo, – [Dan] the Passo Pordoi, – [Matthew] Passo Sella, – [Dan] the Passo Gardena, – [Matthew] Passo Campolongo, again, – [Dan] the Passo Giau, – and finally, the Passo […]

7 Hacks For Winter Cycling

– [Dan] There’s no reason to stop riding your bike in the winter months, just because it’s a little bit colder, and a little bit wetter. – [Matt] Yep, so coming up are GCN’s top winter riding hacks. (upbeat music) – One of the problems of winter riding, can be the lack of grip. Now […]

How To Keep Your Hands & Feet Warm | GCN’s Pro Tips

How To Keep Your Hands & Feet Warm | GCN’s Pro Tips

– A common question among cyclists is how to keep your hands and your feet warm when you’re riding in cold weather, but the answer is coming up, a result of some hard-earned lessons and indeed, some handy hints. See what I did there? So why do we get cold hands and cold feet, eh? […]

How To Hang Tough On A Climb | 10 Tips To Not Get Dropped

– If you ever ride your bike with anybody else, and I really hope you do because it’s great. Then there will be days when you’re not the strongest in the group and that can be a really painful experience. Especially if you’re going up long climbs, and again, I really hope you because long […]

Climbing Made Easy | GCN’s Cycling Tips

Climbing Made Easy | GCN’s Cycling Tips

(wheels spinning on road) (rhythmic breathing) – [Dan, With Sunglasses] Climbing. It’s brutal. It’s painful. But it’s so incredibly satisfying. And coming up, is all you really need to know about riding up hills. (techno music) – Firstly, and most importantly, the most effective way of riding up a climb comfortably is to pace yourself. […]

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 […]

7 Ways To Improve Your Average Speed On A Road Bike

7 Ways To Improve Your Average Speed On A Road Bike

(upbeat funk music) – Average speed can be really important to a cyclist. It’s quite a good measure of our ability, and because of that, it’s also therefore a really good way of measuring your improvement as you get fitter, and therefore you get faster. – There are also plenty of benefits to improve in […]

How To Care For Your Bicycle Helmet

– Bike helmets do not last forever. If you look at the safety manual, or indeed, inside the box, you will see that you need to replace them in the event of an accident, or regardless, just every few years, which a lot of people do not do. People do not replace their bike helmets […]

How To Spin Gears Like A Pro | Improve Your High Cadence Cycling

How To Spin Gears Like A Pro | Improve Your High Cadence Cycling

– Professional cyclists have experimented with different pedaling techniques for decades. All basically in search of that holy grail that’s going to give them the key advantage over their rivals. – In this video, we are going to show you the tools to be able to raise your cadence but do remember a high cadence […]