Tag: bike race

Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride 2017 – Baja California, Mexico Cycling

Okay, we’re riding down to the race. We’re in Rosarito Beach. In Baja California, Mexico. We’re going to be riding to Ensenada today. Okay, we’re at the start of the race now for the Rosarito to Ensenada ride. Here we go. We’re starting the race. Okay, we’re riding by the Baja Film Studios right now. […]

Bike Race Riding Positions | Road Cycling

So there’s three main hand positions you’re going to be in when you’re road racing. The first is going to be when you are riding pretty easy in the pack. Nothing is really happening. You’re recovering. It’s pretty chill. And that position is going to be up here. You’re going to be most upright in […]

How to Throw Bike When Finishing a Race | Road Cycling

Bikers can be won either by a mile or a centimeter. There’s certain techniques bikers use to win a race, and one of them is a bike throw, and this is how you do it. A bike throw occurs in the final moments of the bike race, usually within the last few feet. A sprint […]

What Should You Eat during a Bike Race? | Road Cycling

Eating while you’re riding is just as important as a meal you have before getting on your bike. When you’re riding recreationally and not racing, you have more options to choose from. You can make a sandwich, you could eat nuts and fruit; you could have bars such as this, which are a little bit […]

2 Bike Race Climbing Strategies | Road Cycling

Climbing can be a really challenging aspect to competitive cycling. There’s two basic ways of climbing. One is seated and the other is standing. Both are very important to learn. When you’re seated, you’re going to find that your cadence is going to be a little bit faster. What I mean by cadence is your […]

What Should You Eat before a Bike Race? | Road Cycling

So there are no hard and fast rules as to what to eat before a race. There are a few tips that you definitely want to consider. Stop eating solid food about an hour before. Other than that, you want to eat a nice mix of carbs, vegetables, fruit, protein. Choose whatever you know you […]

Dutch Headwind Champs & New 2019 Pro Cycling Kits | The Cycling Race News Show

(exciting music and race starting tones) – Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show. This week, have you ever felt like you’re going nowhere fast? Well that’s exactly how the competitors felt at the Dutch National Headwind Championships on Saturday. We’ve got that plus the latest round of the Brico Cross from Essen, and […]

The Best Cycling Race You’ve Never Heard Of | The Cycling Race News Show

(dramatic music and electronic beeps) – Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show. This week, the best race that you’ve never heard of, we take a look at the amazing Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen. We’ve also got the latest Cyclo-cross World Cup from Koksijde and a scintillating attack from our very own Si Richardson in […]