Tag: classics

The Best Pro Bikes And Custom Tech At The Tour Of Flanders

– We are about one hour away from the start of the 2019 Tour of Flanders and Antwerp. Yesterday, though, we took the opportunity to go around a few of the teams’ hotels to find out what some of the top riders are using for the Cobbled classics this year. (futuristic music) And what better […]

Paris-Roubaix & Itzulia Basque Country | The Cycling Race News Show

Welcome back, this week the cobbled classics conclude on Northern France with Paris Roubaix, we have the sprinters classic, Scheldeprijs, stage racing in the Basque Country and the Netherlands, plus records tumble in the velodrome at the Commonwealth Games. It is with great sadness though that I have to start this week’s show by telling […]

How To Setup Your Road Bike For Bad Roads Or Cobbles!

– So the Northern Classics are here upon us, and it’s probably my favorite time of the season. Actually, it is my favorite time of the season. But what makes these races so special are those cobbled sectors. And this is probably the only race in the calendar where pros make a huge difference in […]

How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

– With the Cobbled Classic season here upon us, we start to see some changes on the bikes of professional cyclists. One of the most common changes is in fact, double wrapping handlebar tape. The reason they do so is to get a little bit more extra comfort when riding over cobblestones. However, it’s not […]

How To Ride Your Bike On Cobbles Like A Pro

– Every March and April we watch in awe as the classics hard men and women sail over these brutal bone rattling cobblestones. The TV doesn’t do it justice and they make it look easy. But in fact, it’s far from it. – Yeah, and what can make it even more difficult is the wrong […]

Just How Dangerous Is Cycling? | The GCN Show Ep. 218

– [Matt] This is going to be the greatest intro to GCN ever. – From Vienna, Austria, welcome to to the GCN show! – From the Queen’s University training camp in North Carolina, welcome to the GCN show. – From Radlett, Hertfordshire, welcome to the GCN show. (bell rings) (intense instrumental music) – [Simon] Thanks […]

Paris-Roubaix & Itzulia Basque Country | The Cycling Race News Show

Welcome back, this week the cobbled classics conclude on Northern France with Paris Roubaix, we have the sprinters classic, Scheldeprijs, stage racing in the Basque Country and the Netherlands, plus records tumble in the velodrome at the Commonwealth Games. It is with great sadness though that I have to start this week’s show by telling […]

Can A Super Bike Make Up For A Lack Of Talent? | The GCN Show Ep. 325

– Mmm. Are you recording this, John? (laughing) (beeping) – From the majestic climbs of Malibu, California. Welcome to the GCN show. – Welcome to the GCN show brought to you by Wiggle. – This week we find out just how much is down to the bike and how much is down to the rider? […]