Tag: advice

How To Prevent Numb Hands | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(lively music) – Welcome to another edition of Ask GCN anything. Without further ado, we’re going to get right in with the questions with this over on Twitter from Ian M. Stewart who asks, “Hey GCN, when I ride, “even for an hour, my hands get numb. “Is it my stem, my bars, or my […]

How To Stop Knee Pain While Cycling | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Faster than a brand new kilometer record at sea level, it’s here again. The show where you ask and we answer your cycling related questions. It’s ask GCN Anything. Now first up we have this question from Marcus who says, “@gcntweet I love the show, keep it up. But how do I know when […]

Electric bikes – choosing an electric bike

Electric bikes are fast becoming commonplace on our streets with many people choosing an e-bike to replace short car trips. As well as the health benefits, e-bikes are environmentally friendly and because of the cycling assist they provide, makes them ideal for hillier and longer journeys. What are the key things you should consider when […]

Electric bikes – using an electric bike

You’ve selected and bought your e-bike, if you haven’t yet, you might want to view our first film in this series – Choosing the right bike. Before riding your e-bike it’s worth remembering that irrespective of the model all will have a maximum power engine of 250 watts and the electric assist must cut off […]

How To Enjoy Climbing

– Now, can you enjoy climbing? I reckon there’ll be a 50/50 answer to that. Some people say yeah, it’s great, it’s part of the ride. Others will definitely say no. I go from one to the other, go from really thinking of it as just part of the ride you’ve gotta do to get […]

Cycling Nutrition Myths Busted | Bad Sport Dieting Advice To Avoid

– Nutritional advice can be a minefield. We’re going to help steer you carefully through some of the most popular and some of the worst advice that we’ve heard over the years. (upbeat music) Fasted is faster. There is a lot of hot debate out there on the internet about training in a faster state […]

GCN Asks The Pros | How To Relax Between Stages

(upbeat music) – Professional cyclists have a reasonable amount of time on their hands between stages, especially in a race like the Abu Dhabi tour where they’re in the same hotel every night. So what we wanted to find out, is what they do to relax. (modern jazz music) What do you do to relax […]

Tips For Buying A Used Or Second-hand Road Bike

– If you’re buying a bike, then buying used is a great way to save money and make your budget go further. So in this video, we’re going to give you a guide as to what to look for so that you can avoid getting a clunker and make sure you get a good deal. […]