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How Can I Stop Cramp? | Ask GCN Anything

– Happy New Year and welcome back to another Ask GCN Anything. – This week we have questions on cramping, how to travel with hydraulic disc brakes and bike insurance. – Yup, don’t forget the hashtags are still the same as they were last year, #torquebag for all your cycling related questions and to have […]

How To Use Nutrition To Enhance Your Cycling

(upbeat energetic music) – Nutrition plays a vital role in better training strategy, and what you eat has a direct impact on your performance. Cool, Hanks on a good day. – We’ve all heard of the infamous bonk and its unwanted effects of running out of energy too soon into a ride. – So hopefully, […]

Weird But Essential Tips For Globetrotting Cyclists

(upbeat music) – Whether you’re off to find some winter sun, or taking yourself away for a multi-month, epic adventure around the entire globe, there are some notable tips. Pieces of advice, laws, that your going to need to remember. Now some are stranger than others. But equally as important. (wind rushing) If you’re on […]

6 Off Road Skills That Will Help You Cycle Faster On The Road

– I am firm believer that if you want to be a good bike rider then you need to be a confident bike rider. Riding all sorts of different bikes, on all sorts of different terrains is one of the quickest and most effective ways to improve your ability to handle anything that you could […]

Can You Learn To Suffer Like A Pro? | Ask GCN Anything

– Hello and welcome to ask GCN Anything! – This week, we are answering your questions on mental fitness, smooth pedaling, and why team mechanics sit in the back of the car and not the front. – Good questions, then, and a little bit of everything. Don’t forget for your chance to be with a […]

Rocacorba: GCN’s Epic Cycling Climbs

(metallic whooshing) (rustic flamenco music) – I moved to Girona because I’ve heard it was a great place for riding but I could never imagine how incredible it was. It’s cyclists everywhere, the roads are amazing, the food is incredible, and the weather. Okay, I’m going to stop here because I think I’m getting you […]

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 […]

Can You Really Put Out More Power On Climbs?

– Why is it that it seems so much easier, both physically but also mentally, to hold high power on a climb than on a flat? – You what? – Well it’s something I noticed back in the day when I was racing, was that I could hold higher power for longer, uphill. – I’m […]