Tag: chris

How Do Tour de France Cyclists Climb So Fast?

– Have you ever sat at home watching the Tour de France, and gone how on Earth do those riders climb so fast? – I have, certainly. Luckily we also have a little experience to share with you. – Ooh, yes we do. (relaxed electronic music) – If you want to climb like a Tour […]

How Much Money Does A Professional Cyclist Get Paid? | GCN Show Ep.343

– Before we start this week’s GCN show, which as you’ll see was filmed in advance, it’s with great sadness that we bring you news of the death of professional cyclist, Bjorg Lambrecht, who crashed during a stage at the Tour of Poland yesterday. He was a supremely talented cyclist whose career looked set for […]

How To Carry Your Calories: Stay Fuelled Whilst Cycling

– Hank and I are about to head out for a big ol’ day in the mountains on the bikes. And we just started packing a few things we’re going to need to take with us. – So we thought this was the perfect opportunity to show you guys just what we take out on […]

Chris Opie’s Presenter Bike | Pinarello Dogma K10

(relaxed music) – This is my Pinarello Dogma K10 Disk, and it’s quite unique for a road bike, but I’m going to tell you exactly why in just a second. I’ve had it for around six weeks now, I’ve made a few changes and I’m going to to tell you all about those as well. […]

7 Road Cycling Rules Worth Breaking

– The unwritten rules, the source of many an argument. You know what I’m talking about. Ankle socks, hairy legs, black shoes, black socks even. The really important things in the world of cycling. Except they’re probably not that important at all, are they? In this video, we’re going to talk to you about why […]

5 Reasons Why Your Road Bike Is Slowing You Down

– There are more than just a few ways that your bike is literally wearing you down on the climbs. In this video, we’re going to talk you through a few of the obvious, a few of the less obvious and some of the slightly more expensive ways that your bike can be made a […]

5 Road Bike Maintenance Mistakes To Avoid

– It’s maintenance Monday, and here are five maintenance mistakes that you should avoid. (deep percussive air whooshing) You see, riding a bike is great fun and it brings loads of satisfaction, loads of enjoyment, and a whole heap more superlatives. But, along with cycling comes maintenance, and many of us have definitely made a […]

Do Cyclists Need To Go To The Gym?

– Getting better at cycling isn’t always about riding your bike. I know, shocking right? Gym training can make fitter, faster and stronger. – Many pros these days are taking to strength training to improve their on-bike performance. So, could gym training be something that you’re missing out on? – In this video we’re going […]