Tag: d2

Chris Opie’s Orbea Orca Aero Presenter Bike

(logo whooshes) – Finally, after over seven months, I get to give you a proper look around my Orbea Orca Aero. I turned up at the GCN HQ on the 1st of June last year and we’ve been together ever since. (upbeat music) This bike is really special to me because I had some amazing […]

How Do I Ride Blind Corners Without Losing Speed? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome to ask GCN Anything. It’s that time of the week when we go through all your questions, all about cycling. And in this week, what do we have in store? – This week have how to stay motivated whilst commuting, how to maintain your bike on a long multi-stage event, and which bike […]

Get Fit in 4 Weeks Ep. 2 | Testing, Training Sessions & Recording Your Workouts

– Last week you may have seen our video on introducing the fundamentals behind any training program. It’s well worth checking this out if you haven’t already seen it, as this is the basis to any good training program. This week the focus is on pushing yourself harder than you have done before. Introducing some […]

6 Reasons Why You Need A Cycling Powermeter

– Do you need a powermeter? Now although they are coming down in price, they still do represent a pretty serious investment. So, here are six good reasons why we think you should seriously consider investing your hard-earned cash. (electronic chill music) – First up, having a powermeter is going to lead to huge gains […]

How To Clean Your Bike On Holiday Or Travelling | Maintenance Monday

– You’ve come away on the riding trip of a lifetime, you’ve been on perfect roads in perfect weather, and then one day this happens. Which is a problem. But you ride anyway, because you’re hard as nails, obviously And then, then you have an issue because your bike is now absolutely filthy. So what […]

How To Test Your Bike To Make It Faster | GCN Does Science

(soothing music) – So you want to go faster on your bike and you’re looking for aero gains. For example, a time trial handlebar like this Time Zone bar from ControlTech, or maybe new wheels, or an aero helmet, or a new position? But how do you know if it’s actually faster rather than just […]

How To Get Into Bike Racing At Any Age

– So you’ve got a bike and you love going fast. Would you like to know how to get into racing? Perhaps you keep getting KOMs or QOMs when you go our riding or you just drop all your friends, and your beginning to think, maybe, you could be quite good at this. (electronic music) […]

Is Cycling Bad For Men’s Sexual Health? GCN Talks Bo***cks

Many people. I’m sure look at a bike saddle and think that not only must it be uncomfortable It’s probably also bad for you. You know – Cause damage, pain, numbness and for men perhaps erectile dysfunction, prostate cancer maybe. And yet many of us ride bikes a lot and don’t suffer from any issues at […]

How To Corner On A Cyclocross Bike | Emma Does Cyclo-Cross Episode 3

– Here we are, it is lesson three of my attempt to learn cyclo-cross. What’s up next, Si? – Well, today we are gonna be looking at how to control a bike in loose and slippery conditions. It’s one of the big fundamental differences between road, where hopefully you almost never lose traction and off-road, […]