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Top 10 Cycling Insults

– [Matt] As we know, cycling has its own rich lexicon. Words with etymologies built over decades. This expansive vocabulary extends to a wealth of insults too, some of which we have listed here. And they’re just about fit for family viewing. You need to harden up mate. Glass cranker! – [Si] Amateur! – Top […]

GCN’S Commuter Challenge – What’s The Best Way To Ride To Work?

– [Off Camera] Okay guys nice one. Do you want to get uh, yourselves back to the office? – [Simon] Yeah. – [Simon] After filming GCN’s show in the city of Bristol, we need to get ourselves back to our hometown of Bath 20 kilometers away. Commuting by bike is the natural choice but it […]

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips For Cyclists

♪ [music] ♪ – [Dan] For years and years we were taught about this magical fat burning zone. And it was great, because it seemed like we only had to exercise at quite a low steady intensity to burn the greatest amount of fat. However, it was slightly deceiving. The reason being that although, yes, […]

Are Wheels The Best Upgrade You Can Make To Your Bike?

Are Wheels The Best Upgrade You Can Make To Your Bike?

Talk to an experienced cyclist about upgrading your bike, and I’m fairly sure they would tell you that the most important thing you can do is to change the wheels. The theory goes that a lighter set of wheels will transform the way your bike rides and unlock new levels of performance no matter what’s […]

Top 10 Worst Cycling Tips

Top 10 Worst Cycling Tips

– [Matt] How much more do you reckon I need? This is me seventh load. – [Simon] Over the course of your riding life, you’ll hear many words of wisdom and pearls of knowledge from those who think they know best. If you hear any of these, give them an extremely wide berth. It’s GCN’s […]

Top Ten Ways To Avoid A Sore Ass When Cycling On Your Road Bike

Top Ten Ways To Avoid A Sore Ass When Cycling On Your Road Bike

– [Man 1] The humble backside, call her what you will: bottom, ass, rear, or rump. It’s one of the three contact points you have with your bike and, arguably, the most important. A sore bottom is a sad bottom. Bummer. So, here’s GCN’s top ten tips to not getting a sore ass. Let’s be […]

How To Pack For A Bike Ride – GCN’s Guide To What To Take On A Ride

How To Pack For A Bike Ride – GCN’s Guide To What To Take On A Ride

There is a surprising amount of kit that you need to take with you on a long ride if you’re going to be completely self sufficient but as you can see here, it’s pretty difficult to put all of this stuff into the three back pockets you get on a cycling jersey. So here’s a […]

Retro Bike Or Modern Bike? How Have Bikes Changed?

Retro Bike Or Modern Bike? How Have Bikes Changed?

– [Simon] Where’s he got to? Bloody hell, Matt, what have you come as? – [Matt] Hello, Si. It’s just a bit of an homage to the past, really mate. Do you realize actually what you’re looking at? – Well, I’ve got a pretty good idea of what I’m looking at, but maybe you need […]

Clinchers Vs Tubulars Vs Tubeless – Which Tyres Should You Choose For Your Road Bike & Why?

Clinchers Vs Tubulars Vs Tubeless – Which Tyres Should You Choose For Your Road Bike & Why?

– [Matt] For high performance riding, there’s always been a debate between tubulars and clinchers. Now, almost all pros use tubulars. Why? Is there some sort of performance benefit? – [Si] Yeah. Now, before we go anywhere else, let’s just clarify the situation. What actually is a tubular tire? Well, it’s one where the tire […]