Tag: descending

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 […]

We Built A Hyper Bike – Just How Good Is It?

(electronic swoosh) – This bike is absolutely cutting edge. Released just this year, it’s got disc brakes, electronic gears, it’s super light, it’s super aero and yet it’s also still comfortable, thanks to the compliance from its carbon fiber frame. I mean, it is absolutely a super bike. But how good is it really? I […]

How To Cycle Faster For Free – Ride Your Bike Faster With Less Effort

We all know that slipstreaming behind other riders is the most effective way of going faster with less effort. However, it takes a rider with some pretty thick skin to withstand the kind of abuse that you might get if you sit in all day. There are however some very useful tricks that you can […]

Don’t Wear Underwear On A Bike Ride And Other Beginner Cycling Tips

– If you’re new to cycling and you didn’t know you need to go commando or you’re just looking for some useful tips then this is the video for you. – Coming up are our lists of cycling truths about the cycling world. An undervest is a crucial item of kit for almost all occasions […]

Cheap E- Bike Vs Super E-MTB | What’s The Difference?

– You might recall a time when I took Kevin up to a peak in Wales, Mount Snowden. It wasn’t clever and it certainly wasn’t pretty. But how did this budget, 350 pound bike deal with the conditions coming down off that mountain? Well, today it’s time to reveal if you do actually get what […]

E Mountain Bike Tips From MTB Legend Nicolas Vouilloz

– So today we’re talking eBike skills with a very special guest, we’ve got Nicolas Vouilloz the 10 times world title champion. – Salud! – So over to Steve first with some climbing tips. (upbeat music) – Hey so we’ve got a bit of a bank coming up, what’s some kind of tips for something […]