Tag: contador

How To Climb Like Alberto Contador

Alberto – tell us how you climb. You climb in such an explosive way, you ride out of the saddle. Why do you use such a different style than may other riders, like Chris Froome for example? Definitely, always in my life when I started cycling I had the same style. Now, when you are […]

10 Hardest Climbs In Professional Cycling

I don’t know about you, but one of my favourite parts of bike racing is watching the pros battle it out up really brutal climbs. So we thought we’d have a look at 10 of the hardest climbs ridden in professional bike races. Zoncolan If you ask most cyclists what the hardest climb in professional […]

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 […]

Cycling’s Darkest Secrets Uncovered! | The GCN Show Ep. 290

– [Together] Welcome to the GCN Show. – Hello, and welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by mates at Wiggle. – This week we’re absolutely packed to the rafters, starting with cycling’s darkest secrets. (beeping) – I ended up just sort of taking it at an aimed run-up and– – Okay. (beeping) – […]