Tag: c1

Climbing Clinic With Óscar Pujol | Ask GCN Anything Special Edition

(cinematic music) (speaking foreign language) – Mate, I’m gonna have to stop you. It’s an English show, come on. – Sorry. – Yeah. – Welcome to Ask GC Anything. – Yes, and this week, we’ve got a climbing special. So I’ve been out of rope and fellow GCN presenter and world class climber– – Ex, […]

Four Cycling Training Workouts To Build Power On Short Climbs

– Coming up, are four training sessions to help you power up short climbs. It’s pretty intense, so make sure you get warmed up first. (techno music) – The first session works on the basis that the more speed you carry into and up the first part of a steep climb, the faster you’re gonna […]

Mid Winter Bike Check | Road Bike Maintenance Tips

– The winter is a harsh time to ride, and nothing will bear the brunt of the elements more than your bicycle. Follow this quick guide to keep your wheels spinning sweetly this winter. So now that we’re inside in the warm and dry, we’re going to take a little bit of time to run […]

Seated Vs Out The Saddle Climbing – Which Is Better?

(logo whooshing) – Emma, I’ve been wondering, some cyclists seem to go better uphill when they’re standing, whilst others seem to go stronger when they’re seated. – Yeah, that’s a good point. I always thought it was just about the gradient, so obviously when it’s steep, better off standing and if it’s a more draggy […]

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 […]

Climbing Made Easy | GCN’s Cycling Tips

(wheels spinning on road) (rhythmic breathing) – [Dan, With Sunglasses] Climbing. It’s brutal. It’s painful. But it’s so incredibly satisfying. And coming up, is all you really need to know about riding up hills. (techno music) – Firstly, and most importantly, the most effective way of riding up a climb comfortably is to pace yourself. […]

How To Install Bicycle Bottle Cages | Road Bike Basics

(screeching treble) – If you have recently purchased, or acquired a new bike, one of the first upgrades that you might consider making, is to fit a bottle cage, because then you’ll be able to ride that little bit further, in that little bit more comfort, because you won’t be dehydrated. In this video, we’re […]

Rouvy Explained | Indoor Cycling Training Software First Look

– Indoor training keeps getting better and better. It’s getting more immersive, more realistic, and more fun, and in this video, we’re going to show you an app called Rouvy which allows you to ride, race, or train virtually in real places, so in places like the Stelvio Pass, outdoors, and many more. Now before […]