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Ollie’s 5.9kg Canyon Ultimate Hill Climb Bike

Ollie’s 5.9kg Canyon Ultimate Hill Climb Bike

– If I’m gonna climb Sa Calobra in the quickest time possible, then I’m gonna need all the help I can get. So, I’ve modified my bike. Now this is my trusty blue Canyon Ultimate, a bike many of you will recognize. Why am I using this bike? Well this is my bike. There are […]

Shimano R9100-P Powermeter – GCN’s First Look

– Shimano launched their first ever powermeter back in July 2016. There had been a few rumours as to its existence before then, so it wasn’t a total surprise, but there is still an element of mystery surrounding it because no one’s really got their hands on it yet. Until now. Yeah. Seriously, look. There […]

Powermeters Of The Pro Peloton – What Brands Are Pro Cycling Teams Using In 2018?

Powermeters Of The Pro Peloton – What Brands Are Pro Cycling Teams Using In 2018?

(explosions) – It’s been a couple of years since we last looked at power metres of the pro peloton back in Dubai, but since almost all of the WorldTour teams are present here in Abu Dhabi, we thought we would do an update. Also, because there’s quite a few changes. (moderate dubstep music) One of […]

How (Not) To Build A Power Meter | GCN Factory Tour With power2max

– Power meters are one of the most technical components on a bike, and how they’re made is a closely guarded secret. However, we have come to a rather lovely part of rural Germany to the HQ of Power2Max ’cause they are gonna show us how they do it. This is how you make a […]

Road Bike Vs Mountain Bike: Which Is Harder?

Road Bike Vs Mountain Bike: Which Is Harder?

– There’s a little bit of friendly rivalry between ourselves and our mates over at GMBN. Basically we realised that they are absolutely amazing at riding bikes. So we have to make ourselves feel a little bit better with the knowledge that what we do is tougher. – Yeah, well roadies are just basically fitter, […]

6 Reasons Why You Need A Cycling Powermeter

6 Reasons Why You Need A Cycling Powermeter

– Do you need a powermeter? Now although they are coming down in price, they still do represent a pretty serious investment. So, here are six good reasons why we think you should seriously consider investing your hard-earned cash. (electronic chill music) – First up, having a powermeter is going to lead to huge gains […]

6 Climbing Mistakes To Avoid When Cycling | GCN Pro Tips

6 Climbing Mistakes To Avoid When Cycling | GCN Pro Tips

– Riding uphill is hard enough as it is, so don’t make it any more difficult than it needs to be. (upbeat music) No matter how long or short a climb may be, the most efficient and comfortable way of getting to the top is to pace yourself. So avoid, at all costs, going flat […]