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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 […]

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 […]

Can We Qualify For The World Championships Of GranFondo? | GCN Rides RBC Whistler

Can We Qualify For The World Championships Of GranFondo? | GCN Rides RBC Whistler

( empowering music) – Utterly spectacular. I don’t think I’ve ridden in better places quite like this before. – [Simon] We’re here at the start line of the biggest Gran Fondo in North America: the RBC Gran Fondo Whistler. – Yeah, Jeremy and I are here to take part and also to try and finish […]

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 […]

Ultra Long Distance Cycling Tips | Beyond Physical Suffering: Mark Beaumont’s Secrets

Ultra Long Distance Cycling Tips | Beyond Physical Suffering: Mark Beaumont’s Secrets

– Hopefully, you’ll have seen by now mine and Mark’s ride around the North Coast 500 in Scotland. Don’t let us know the ending yet, we don’t know, because we haven’t finished and, quite frankly, I’m not entirely sure whether we’re gonna make it. But anyway, whilst we’ve been cruising along, on this incredible stretch […]

How A Titanium Bike Is Made | Moots Factory Tour

How A Titanium Bike Is Made | Moots Factory Tour

– Steamboat Springs, Colorado, population 12,088. A cycling paradise and home to one of cycling’s true artisans manufacturers, Moots. The grand masters of titanium. Last year they lent me a Route 45 gravel bike to ride in Iceland. And now we’re here to see how they practice their craft, how they actually make titanium bikes. […]

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 […]