Tag: climbing

The Dam – An Extreme E Bike Climbing Challenge | World’s Steepest Climb

– Here on EMBM, we’ve definitely been pushing the boundaries when it comes to climbing. Things kicked off when we hit the Slab in Bristol. (rock music) Then we headed to North Wales to attempt the Rock. That was a monumental climb. (rock music) We always say, “That’s it”, but we keep coming back for […]

How To Hold Your Handlebars Like A Pro

This position gives you the most control of your bike. This is perfect for descending or when riding in a nervous peloton. You are closer to your brakes and also have the greatest leverage in this position, and therefore more stopping power. This is the safest position to ride in, as you can maintain a […]

The World’s Biggest Climb? | GCN Vs Alto de Letras

[music] Speaker: There’s no rest for the wicked. Oh, my day. Riding my bike in Colombia has been a dream for a long, long time and recently, I was lucky enough to finally make that trip for two weeks of filming for GCN. Seeing as I was in the neighborhood with a day to spare, […]

Cross Country Mountain Bike Vs Downhill Bike | Blake & Rich Go Head To Head

(digital noise) – Welcome back you beautiful people. Today, Richard and I are going to battle. – We are. Today it is XC versus– – Downhill. (light electronic music) (laughing) (logo rumbling) – [Doddy] Okay, first things first. Let’s take a look at the two different bikes. This is a machine for the job. Built […]

How To Pace Your Effort On A Long Climb

– When you get to a climb the first thing you might ask yourself is what is the aim? Is it to get your fastest time, as in a time trial for example? Is it simply to survive the climb as part of a longer ride or is it to win the climb, to solo […]

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 To Climb Out Of The Saddle

– A la danser, they call it in French. Dancing on the pedals. Some people just make it look so smooth and so elegant and yet some people dread it. Mostly because they find it pretty hard. Well, I think riding out of the saddle is 90% technique and only 50% effort. So, here is […]

Top 8 Tips To Conquer Cobbled Climbs

Speaker 1: The cobbled climbs of Belgium is cycling history. They are super steep, short, punchy and well, they’re covered in brutal cobbles. The pros can make them look easy, but they can be notoriously difficult to ride. We thought we’d come up with some top tips to help you conquer those cobbled climbs like […]

How To Prevent Numb Hands | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(lively music) – Welcome to another edition of Ask GCN anything. Without further ado, we’re going to get right in with the questions with this over on Twitter from Ian M. Stewart who asks, “Hey GCN, when I ride, “even for an hour, my hands get numb. “Is it my stem, my bars, or my […]

Blake Tries Clips! | How To Ride Your MTB With Clipless Pedals

(laughing) – That’s fresh ay, right? – It certainly is. – This will tighten up! – I wouldn’t spend too much time tightening those up, mate. You know what they are? – No way, I … How, no, no! – Yeah (claps hands). – Look at, it’s flippin’ icy; I’m not … – You’re a […]