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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 […]

How To Ride Ruts Like A Pro | Essential Cyclo-cross Skills

How To Ride Ruts Like A Pro | Essential Cyclo-cross Skills

– Ruts, R-U-T-S ruts. You know when you’re having a bad day you call your mom up and you’re like “Mom I’m not doing good.” And she says, “Honey it sounds like you’re in a rut.” Well that’s not a good thing, but on a Cyclocross bike being in a rut is actually an amazing […]

Gravel Bikes Exist Because Mountain Biking Is Now Boring

Gravel Bikes Exist Because Mountain Biking Is Now Boring

– What on earth is a gravel bike? Nobody really knows, do they? Although we think we might, because we’ve got a theory on this. – We do. A gravel bike is a modern retro mountain bike, only better. And to prove this, we’re going to put our theory to the test. Before we do […]

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 To Dismount & Remount A Cyclo-cross Bike | CX Skills

How to get on and off of your bike has been discussed on GCN by many prominent riders. Now, like a good old recipe from your grandmother, it’s passed down through the generations. I learned it a certain way. Maybe the Belgians learned it a different way and their cookies taste different than our cookies […]

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 […]

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 […]