Tag: c1

Building The Bike | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 4

– Right, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, building up the bike from scratch, something we see in the comments all the time. Now the eagle-eyed of you, first up, will notice it’s now got some logos on it. That’s thanks to the folks at Cycle-istiC who did in fact send some stickers […]

What Difference Do Motorbikes Make In Bike Races? | GCN Does Science

– Motor vehicles within professional bike races are a hot topic right now. But aside from the safety issue, there are a number of pros who are concerned with the influence they are having on the outcome of races. In fact, a few high-profile riders have publicly vented their frustration this year on social media. […]

How To Clean Your Bike | GCN Tech’s Perfect Bike Wash

– It’s that time of year, where in the northern hemisphere we start to say goodbye to the winter months and instead get better weather. And with that in mind, there’s no better time, let’s face it, to actually clean up your bike so it’s looking and working just like new, or as close as […]

Strength Session On The Passo Falzarego | Improve Your Pedalling Torque

(upbeat music) – Hello, and welcome to a GCN strength training session. In this we’re going to be building that all important leg strength by doing torque intervals. So that’s where, using low cadence work in order to really put some stress on our muscles. Now we’re doing it in the beautiful surroundings of the […]

Cycling Up The World’s Steepest Road | Wales’ Record Breaking Hill

– Isn’t Harlech in Wales brilliant, James? – Yeah mate. Oh, it’s alright. – Did you know that Harlech Castle first began construction in 1283, and was the stronghold of Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh man to be the claimant to the title Prince of Wales? And the song Men of Harlech, well that was […]

How Do You Get Back Into Cycling After A Break? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome back to another Ask GCN Anything. – This week, we’re talking about what’s the best warm up to do before a race? What’s better to train on, a turbo or out on the road? And a really interesting question. How much fitness do you lose when you stop training? – Ooh, I can […]

How To Choose Aero Handlebars | Maintenance Monday

– You can spend almost as much money as you want on making your bike more aerodynamic but fundamentally, it’s actually your body that is the biggest drag holding you back. Actually, for most of us, our bodies just hold us back full stop, but anyway, let’s gloss over that shall we? The single best […]

How To Choose A New Gravel Bike

(dramatic tone) (typing) (whooshing) – So you’re thinking of buying a new gravel bike, which one to get can be a difficult decision because there are a lot of different types. So we got together with Shimano, who this year launched the first gravel specific groupsets, GRX, to put together this video to help to […]