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Why Your FTP Changes Between Flat & Climbs | GCN Does Science

– Emma and I looked up why most riders can produce more power on climbs or on the flat, but how the same rider can rarely produce the same power for the same effort on both terrains. – Yeah. One explanation was that the greater inertia that comes from riding at faster velocities, i.e. on […]

What The Froome?! | The GCN Show Ep. 281

– From the racetrack here in Imola, Italy welcome to the GCN Show. – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by Wiggle. – This week we’ll be talking about an incredible final week of this Giro d’Italia. Including Chris Froome’s ride on the Colle delle Finestre and the Giro’s biggest financial winners and […]

Gadgets And Techniques To Boost Your Cycling Recovery

– That’s actually mental. (dramatic sound) Welcome to part three of my quest to take on the hour record and see if I can beat the legendary Eddy Merckx and his distance of 49.431 kilometers. This is going to be the hardest physical challenge I’ve ever undertaken. And no matter what you’re training for, in […]

Is A 1x Drivetrain The Right Choice For You?

– Pro cycling team Aqua Blue recently announced that they would be using 3T frames for the 2018 season. It caused something of a ruckus. Firstly because the frames are disc brake only. So controversy one. And then secondly because you can’t use a front derailleur with them. It just won’t fit. So they have […]

How To Set Up A New Bike | Maintenance Monday

– I have just got my hands on this new Orbea Orca Aero. Yeah, believe me. I do know how lucky I am. But I thought I would talk you through the process of setting a new bike up to your own personal preferences. It’s not a regular everyday occurrence, I grant you, but you […]

Johan Museeuw’s Colnago C40 Pro Bike

– [Man] For cycling fans over a certain age, this bike will almost undoubtedly have, at some point, been your dream bike, if it’s not still today. Because this is a classic Colnago C40. But then, even more than that, this is a legendary Mapei Team Colgnago C40. And if that’s not enough still, this […]

Can Aero Road Bikes Climb? | New Cannondale SystemSix

(rock music) – Aero bikes can’t climb, apparently, but is that a fact, or is that just an enduring opinion based on the way that they’ve always been marketed? Or is it, in fact, due to the reason that pro cyclists haven’t seemed to have adopted them wholesale yet, and we always looks to see […]

Cycling Safety – How Much Is Our Responsibility? | The GCN Show Ep. 321

– From address, Chennai, India, the second longest beach in the world. Welcome to the GCN show. – Welcome to the GCN show, brought to you by Wiggle. – Coming up this week, should we as cyclists be taking more responsibility for our own safety? And we have another doping scandal in the sport. – […]

What Should You Wear When It Rains? | Softshell Vs Hardshell Cycling Jackets

– If you’re looking for rain protection when you ride, you’ll be faced with a choice of two types of jackets, a traditional waterproof, which is often called a hardshell because the fabric isn’t very stretchy and it kind of feels a bit stiff. The other option is a softshell jacket, which is much softer, […]

12 More Things I Wish I’d Known About Cycling On Zwift

– Last year, we told you 11 super cool features on Zwift that you would wish you’d known about. And so it just happened, on Zwift since then, that we’re going to give you some more. 12 this time, in fact, just to make sure you are totally getting the most out of it. (upbeat […]