Tag: descending

Why Ollie Chose Rim Brakes For His New Pinarello Dogma F12

– This absolute beauty is my brand new Pinarello Dogma F12 with rim brakes. In GCN colors. It’s the exact same model as ridden by Team INEOS in the Tour de France and it’s available in both rim brakes and disc brakes. Now, I’m going to tell you all about my new bike and why […]

How To Descend On A TT Bike | Go Faster In Your Next Triathlon

– Not every triathlon race course is silky smooth or perfectly flat. So here is how to descend on a TT bike like a pro. (exhilarating music) Coming down a hill, especially at speed, can take confidence, concentration, and composure. So, perfecting your technical skills on a triathlon bike can save you valuable seconds and […]

How To Climb On Gravel | Tips To Nail Technical Off Road Climbs

– We’ve all done plenty of climbing on our road bikes, many of you have probably done quite a bit of climbing on your mountain bikes, but today, I’m going to be going through some tips and tricks to be able to ride uphill on gravel like a boss. (short intro SFX) Riding uphill on […]

How To Avoid Pedal Strikes On Your E Bike

– A pedal strike on your trail ride can mean tears and it can certainly stop you in your tracks. There’s a lot of talk about pedal strikes when it comes to e-mountain bikes. It’s all about technique rather than fitting shorter cranks to your bike. So, today we’re going to be taking a look […]

How To Build Confidence When Descending On A Road Bike

– Descending is a joy. After all the hard work of pedalling up a climb, this is the reward. The thrill of speed, gloriously effortless, exciting and fun. – Well, for some of us, maybe not. This video is for those of you who don’t find much joy in descending. Those of you who are […]

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 To Ride Tight & Steep Switchback Corners On Your Mountain Bike

– Tight and steep switchback corners are really hard to get right. Sometimes you don’t ever really get them right, you just wobble around them and off you go. They tend to be more in sort of steep situations. Some parts of The Alps have endless amounts of tight switchbacks. When you have a switchback […]