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Alejandro Valverde’s Canyon Ultimate CF SLX World Champion’s Bike

– I’m here in Saitama, in Japan, and I’ve managed to get my hands on this, Alejandro Valverde’s Canyon Ultimate CF SLX road bike. Just check it out, what a piece of beauty. Now, it’s not the bike he actually piloted to victory back at Innsbruck, back in September. However, this one is ever so […]

New & Custom Bikes Of The Tour de France 2018 | Tour de France 2018

(whoosh) – Now the Tour de France is a wonderful time because it helps nerds like me stalk, I mean check out the pros’ bikes. And the very expensive tech and equipment that they’ve got especially for this race. So right now, let’s go and have a look at some of the bikes which I […]

Four Cycling Training Workouts To Build Power On Short Climbs

– Coming up, are four training sessions to help you power up short climbs. It’s pretty intense, so make sure you get warmed up first. (techno music) – The first session works on the basis that the more speed you carry into and up the first part of a steep climb, the faster you’re gonna […]

Climbing Made Easy | GCN’s Cycling Tips

(wheels spinning on road) (rhythmic breathing) – [Dan, With Sunglasses] Climbing. It’s brutal. It’s painful. But it’s so incredibly satisfying. And coming up, is all you really need to know about riding up hills. (techno music) – Firstly, and most importantly, the most effective way of riding up a climb comfortably is to pace yourself. […]

Ollie’s 5.9kg Canyon Ultimate Hill Climb Bike

– If I’m gonna climb Sa Calobra in the quickest time possible, then I’m gonna need all the help I can get. So, I’ve modified my bike. Now this is my trusty blue Canyon Ultimate, a bike many of you will recognize. Why am I using this bike? Well this is my bike. There are […]

Can Aero Road Bikes Climb? | New Cannondale SystemSix

(rock music) – Aero bikes can’t climb, apparently, but is that a fact, or is that just an enduring opinion based on the way that they’ve always been marketed? Or is it, in fact, due to the reason that pro cyclists haven’t seemed to have adopted them wholesale yet, and we always looks to see […]

The New Cannondale SystemSix Aero Road Bike | GCN Tech’s First Look

(mechanical clicking) – Cannondale have just released their first ever aero road bike. Yes, a little bit late to the party, but that’s quite some entrance. (smooth jazz music) It’s called the SystemSix, and Cannondale fans might remember, there was a bike with this name from back in the mid-Noughties. But make no mistake, this […]

What Difference Do Motorbikes Make In Bike Races? | GCN Does Science

– Motor vehicles within professional bike races are a hot topic right now. But aside from the safety issue, there are a number of pros who are concerned with the influence they are having on the outcome of races. In fact, a few high-profile riders have publicly vented their frustration this year on social media. […]

Tech Extra: New Road Bike Tech At The 2017 Taipei Cycle Show

– The Taipei Cycle Show is one of the biggest events in the bike industry calendar. Everyone is here in some form or another and in fact, there’s as many meetings behind closed doors as there are in the exhibition hall. So what does that mean for us? Well, firstly, this is a great place […]