Tag: eddy merckx

GCN’s Hour Record Challenge: Making Ollie Aero

(upbeat music) – Welcome to part two of my quest to take on the hour record and see if I can beat Eddy Merckx, the greatest cyclist of all time. (upbeat music) A quick recap, the hour record is beautifully simple. It’s how far you can ride around a velodrome in one hour. It was […]

Is It Time To Ban Triathlon Bikes? | The GTN Show Ep. 131

– This is the GTN Show, brought to you by Amp Human. Welcome. After a lot of recent hype around a certain running shoe I’ve got a different question to ask you. Do you think triathlon bikes should be banned? Well to help me answer that question I’m going to be enlisting the help of […]

Is New Tech All That’s Making Cycling Faster? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 33

(techno music) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – Coming up this week, we’ve got a new gravel bike from mountain bike legends, Kona. And we delve into the murky world of crowdfunding. – Plus our big talking point this week, are cyclists getting fitter or is it just tech making us faster? More […]

A Day In The Life Of A Pro Cyclist with AG2R La Mondiale

– I’ve come to Spain to find out what happens in a typical day in the life of a professional cyclist. How much do they train? What do they do when they train? What do they eat? When do they eat it? Well, thanks to our friends at Mavic, they’ve given us exclusive access to […]

Jon’s Retro Pro Road Bike | Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra

(upbeat whooshing music) – This is my Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, that I’ve lovingly restored and paid for with my own money. Now why am I showing you this one then? Well recently we showed you that excellent video, well at least I think it was, of the Corsa Corsa shop in Japan. And the […]

How Much Does Your Bike Weigh? GCN Asks The Pros At The UAE Tour

– Virtually every professional cyclist wants their bike to be matching the UCI’s minimum weight limit of 6.8 kilos, especially with something like that ahead of them in a race. Jebel Hafeet here at the UAE tour. So, I’m gonna go and ask them just before they tackle this stage how much their bike weighs. […]

2019 WorldTour Bikes Guide | New Pro Team Bikes

(intense sound effects) – There’s been a bit of a shake-up in the world tour, because the bike sponsorship merry-go-round has well and truly happened between 2018 and 2019. Let’s have a look at who’s using what. (techno music) The squad of AG2R La Mondiale have changed after two seasons with Factor frames and forks […]

The Most Aero Bike Ever? | Aerodynamic Cycling Tech From Eurobike 2019

(electronic whooshing) – I’m still at Eurobike and myself and Jon are on the lookout for the most aerodynamic tech that there is at this year’s show, and before we show you all the amazing stuff that we’ve found, make sure you subscribe to GCN Tech and click the bell icon so that you get […]