Tag: chris opie

How Do I Choose The Perfect Saddle? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome to ask GC anything and this week we have questions on how to choose your perfect saddle, how to get back to fitness after injury, and what to do before race day. – Don’t forget if you want to have your questions answered in the comments below use the hashtag TORQUEBACK for all […]

Basics Of City Cycling | Safety and Confidence

(upbeat electronic music) – If you’ve not done it before, city cycling can be a little daunting. – Cycling’s really fun out in the open countryside, but it can be really fun in the city too. You just need to be aware of slightly different hazards, and that of course you will interact with more […]

Just How Good Are Professional Bike Riders? | Ask GCN Anything

(swishing) – Welcome back to Ask GCN Anything. Coming up on this week’s edition, we’re going to be telling you how to improve your performance in criteriums. – What to wear on an indoor tummy trainer. – Yep, whether or not to do recovery rides. – And can you wee off the side of your […]

4 New Wonder Materials That Can Change Cycling | GCN Tech Show Ep. 54

(slicing sound effects) – Welcome to the GCN Tech show. – This week, we have the world’s first smart bike integrating Amazon Alexa, four new hi-tech wonder materials that could revolutionize cycling, as well as your upgrades and the Bike Vault. – Nice, let’s get cracking. – Let’s do it. (bass music) Jon Cannings isn’t […]

The Theory of Oval Chain Rings | ROTOR Factory Tour

(whooshing) – We’re here at the Rotor HQ and factory in Madrid to find out how Q Rings are made, the science behind them, and then to go for a ride on them. And I’m really excited, some of my best results were in Q Rings and it’s been a while since I last used […]

Mistakes That All Cyclists Make On Bike Rides

– Whether you’re a newcomer or an expert, the chances are if you ride a bike, at some point you’ve made some mistakes, if not, all of them. – Yeah, so what mistakes have you made? (dramatic music) (happy electronic music) – I’m going to start with video with an absolute favorite of mine, actually, […]

How & Why To Fuel On Your Road Bike

(whoosh) – On-the-bike fueling still seems to be somewhat of a myth to many riders. I know plenty of guys at home that ride their bikes almost daily, but no longer than ninety minutes, as their performances start to suffer, and they head for home. – Yeah, I have made that mistake, but the reason […]

Don’t Wear Underwear On A Bike Ride And Other Beginner Cycling Tips

– If you’re new to cycling and you didn’t know you need to go commando or you’re just looking for some useful tips then this is the video for you. – Coming up are our lists of cycling truths about the cycling world. An undervest is a crucial item of kit for almost all occasions […]

What Should You Upgrade Next On Your Road Bike? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 24

(dramatic music) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – Coming up this week we tackle the age-old question, what should your next upgrade be? – We take a look at an unreleased bike currently being raced on the World Tour. – Yeah, and one that isn’t being raced at the World Tour, because it’s […]

5 Post Ride Mistakes | Cycling Recovery Methods That You Should Avoid

(tranquil music) – There are loads of different post-ride routines out there. And to be honest I reckon mine are the best. Hey Opie. – Yo, I’m not so sure about that though to be honest. So in this video, we’re gonna be telling you the dos and the don’ts for the perfect post-ride routine. […]