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How To Slam Your Road Bike Stem To Cycle Faster

– Slammed stems look cool. There is simply no escaping it. Whilst we might not all be able to ride comfortably with our stems slammed, I’m sure many of us would like to be able to. After all, it gives you that pro look, doesn’t it? – It does, it’s a statement of intent that […]

How Do Bike Gears Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycles have gears to help you ride more efficiently when going uphill, downhill, and on the flat across all varied terrain. Without easy gears, you’d grind to a halt when trying to go up steep hills and without bigger gears, well you wouldn’t be able to pedal fast enough when going downhill. But how […]

How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling?

– How many calories do we really burn when we’re out riding our bikes? Well we know it’s a great way of losing weight, so the short answer is, probably quite a lot. But how do we really calculate it? How do we know how many carbs we need to consume while out riding, so […]

How & Why To Fuel On Your Road Bike

(whoosh) – On-the-bike fueling still seems to be somewhat of a myth to many riders. I know plenty of guys at home that ride their bikes almost daily, but no longer than ninety minutes, as their performances start to suffer, and they head for home. – Yeah, I have made that mistake, but the reason […]

The End Of Podium Girls In Cycling? | The GCN Show Ep. 265

– From the Sven Nys Cycling Centre in Baal, Belgium, – Welcome to the GCN show! – Welcome to the GCN show! – Welcome to the GCN show. This week we discuss whether it’s about time cycling called time on podium girls, plus another twit is caught using a motor in a bicycle race. – […]

The Ultimate Aero Bike | The Weird World Of Recumbent Racing

(air whooshing) – If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent a lot of time training. You may have invested a lot of money into making yourself go faster. Maybe investing in some aerodynamic wheels or goin’ whole hog and investing in an aerodynamic frame. But what if you chuck the rule book out the window […]

Fitting Disc Brake Pads On A Road Bike

– Disc brakes are here to stay, and whilst the pads do last quite some time, they will eventually need replacing, so today, let’s look at exactly how to do it so when the time comes, it’s a nice and simple job. (dramatic electronic music) (smooth dance music) Now generally, you’re going to want to […]