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Richard Carapaz’s Canyon Ultimate CF SLX | Team Movistar Pro Bike

(electronic whooshing) – Let’s take a close look at Richard Carapaz’s Canyon Ultimate CF SLX. (electronic music) Let’s start off with the frame of the 26-year-old rider from Ecuador. It’s the Canyon Ultimate CF SLX, which is the frame of choice when it comes to climbing. Carapaz stands at one meter seventy tall, which is […]

Mikel Landa’s Canyon Aeroad CF SLX | Team Movistar Pro Bike

– This is the Canyon Aeroad CF SLX belonging to Mikel Landa, of the Movistar Team. Mow Landa himself is pretty good when it comes to the Giro d’Italia. He’s been third overall back in 2015. He also won two stages that year and he won one back in 2017 too. Let’s have a look […]

7 Weird Habits And Superstitions Of Professional Cyclists

– I’m not a huge fan of superstition myself. The idea that all of your hard work, dedication, and talent could be undone by forgetting one simple task or not even carrying a lucky charm just seems preposterous to me. – Yeah, but some people love them, Chris. So coming up are the weirdest superstitions […]

New Wahoo Elemnt ROAM Bike Computer | GCN Tech Unboxing

(static electronic noises) – Welcome to another awesome GCN Tech Unboxing. This week we have a really exciting piece of tech to show you. And as ever, with the GCN Tech Unboxing, there is a chance to win. But not one, not two, but thr … Where’s the third? I promise you three lucky viewers […]

Stephen Hyde’s Cannondale SuperX Cyclocross Pro Bike

– I got a very special bike with me here today. It’s Stephen Hyde’s National Champ Edition Cannondale Super X. Stephen rides for the Cannondale CycloCrossworld.com team and this bike, as all the bikes in their quiver, is absolutely mint. (logo thumping) (upbeat music) The bike paint job is immaculate, but it’s not just that. […]

Simon Yates’ SCOTT Addict Race Bike | Michelton SCOTT Pro Bike

(dramatic music) This is the Scott Addict RC, belonging to Simon Yates of the Mitchelton-Scott squad. And while Simon, he rides a size extra small frame, and he sized down, actually this year, from a size small. Now he stands at one meter, 70 in height, which is around about five foot, seven. His brother, […]

Building A Retro Replica Bike | 1920’s (ish) Giro Challenge Part 1

(logo whooshing) – Now what with it being the Giro d’italia I was having a chat to Si in the office about how tough the riders were back in the 1920s. How they battled over mountains with just two gears on their bikes. One on either side of a flip-flop hub. And I said to […]

Road Bikes With Disc Brakes: Hot Or Not? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 70

(logo zooms) – Welcome to the GCN Tech show. – This week we’ve got ourselves a new GPS, a book all about climbs, a new 12-speed group set, plus a brand new Pinarello. – And our main talking point, which look better, disc brake bikes or rim brake bikes. – Well, I know the answer […]

Three Italian Super Bikes: One Giant Italian Climb

(intro) (intense music) (all laughing) – This is very special! – Whoo! – Stage 13 of the Giro Italia, finishes here, on the little known Pier Monte giant, the Colle de Nivolet. – This is excellent news for several reasons. Firstly, it’s supposed to be an absolutely spectacular climb. One of the most beautiful in […]