Tag: climbs

The Toughest Race Of 2019? | The Cycling Race News Show

Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show, this week, we take a look at the route of next year’s Giro d’Italia, which already looks like it’s going to be the toughest race of 2019. We’ve got the European Cyclocross Championships, the Koppenberg Cross, the Saitama exhibition race in Japan, and the stunning new kit […]

KID BREAKS LEG ON HILL CLIMB | END OF LARRY MAC JR

[Helmet Cam Kid] What happened? 2x [Blue Shirt] I couldn’t stop [Blue Shirt] I hit the work bench [ROFLing while talking] Wait did you *inaudible* into the thing? Ha Ha [Blue Shirt] I — uh a hit the key and it turned off. [Uhahuh] Hwait you ,you hit dat? [Blue Shirt] No I almost did […]

GCN’s Epic Rides | Ep.1 Gran Canaria

– EasyJet, Europe’s big low-cost airline, wanted us to shed light on some of the fantastic and easily accessible riding locations on this continent. A short flight for a long weekend or week away. – Yeah, but we didn’t just want to take you to somewhere you’ve already seen like Mont Ventoux again, or the […]

5 Key Climbs Of The 2018 Tour de France | Tour de France 2018

– It’s safe to say that the Tour de France is defined by its climbs, because it’s there that the race is generally won or lost. And so, we thought we would take a look at five of the most famous, toughest and most iconic climbs along this year’s route, from some that are so […]

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 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 […]

Why the Tour de France is so brutal

If you look closely at this pack of riders in the Tour de France, you’ll see some of the best cyclists in the world. They’re here in the back. They’re keeping up but also resting while their teammates in the front do most of the work. It’s a technique called drafting and it’s what helps […]