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What Difference Do Motorbikes Make In Bike Races? | GCN Does Science

– Motor vehicles within professional bike races are a hot topic right now. But aside from the safety issue, there are a number of pros who are concerned with the influence they are having on the outcome of races. In fact, a few high-profile riders have publicly vented their frustration this year on social media. […]

Chris Opie’s Orbea Orca Aero Presenter Bike

(logo whooshes) – Finally, after over seven months, I get to give you a proper look around my Orbea Orca Aero. I turned up at the GCN HQ on the 1st of June last year and we’ve been together ever since. (upbeat music) This bike is really special to me because I had some amazing […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Pro Bike Racing

– Pro cycling and bike racing in general, have a few hidden unknowns. Here are some of the bare truths of bike racing. (upbeat music) The races are easy. Of course not the entire race, but there are many kilometers raced each year at the bike racing equivalent of walking pace. This does not apply […]

Strength Session On The Passo Falzarego | Improve Your Pedalling Torque

(upbeat music) – Hello, and welcome to a GCN strength training session. In this we’re going to be building that all important leg strength by doing torque intervals. So that’s where, using low cadence work in order to really put some stress on our muscles. Now we’re doing it in the beautiful surroundings of the […]

Cycling Up The World’s Steepest Road | Wales’ Record Breaking Hill

– Isn’t Harlech in Wales brilliant, James? – Yeah mate. Oh, it’s alright. – Did you know that Harlech Castle first began construction in 1283, and was the stronghold of Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh man to be the claimant to the title Prince of Wales? And the song Men of Harlech, well that was […]

Should You Change Your Training With Age? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome back to another episode of Ask GCN Anything. – Yes, and this week we’ll be talking, off the back of the GCN Show, about age-related training questions. We’ll also be talking about VO2 max, and we’ll be talking about what 100 pounds gets you now, well that it didn’t 10 years ago. – […]

How To Choose Aero Handlebars | Maintenance Monday

– You can spend almost as much money as you want on making your bike more aerodynamic but fundamentally, it’s actually your body that is the biggest drag holding you back. Actually, for most of us, our bodies just hold us back full stop, but anyway, let’s gloss over that shall we? The single best […]

Cadence Training With GCN | Over/Under Interval Workout On The Passo Sella

– Welcome to our indoor session focusing on threshold, running up threshold, and taking us up the beautiful Passo Sella climb, in the Alta Badia region of the Dolomites. It’s gonna be an intense session, a race-like session, focusing on riding at threshold and then holding it there. It’s a very simple session, but we’re […]