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How To Climb Like Alberto Contador

Alberto – tell us how you climb. You climb in such an explosive way, you ride out of the saddle. Why do you use such a different style than may other riders, like Chris Froome for example? Definitely, always in my life when I started cycling I had the same style. Now, when you are […]

Top 10 Common Cycling Mistakes

Top 10 Basic Cycling Mistakes. Going out without spares or money Your bike is ready, you feel fit, it’s a beautiful day, and you’ve headed out over a lovely route that takes you to places you’ve never been. As you reach the furthest point, on the verge of heading back home, disaster strikes. You suffer […]

How To Change A Tyre On Your Road Bike

(swoosh sound) – Now for most cyclists out there, it’s going to come to a point when it’s time to replace the tire on your bike. Perhaps it’s got a big cut in it and something which is not that safe to ride on or maybe you’ve actually just worn it out. Either way, for […]

How To Improve Your Position On The Bike

If you’re new to cycling, you’ll probably have worked out some, if not all of the basic positions available to you on the bike, but knowing when to use them is a different matter. Here’s our beginners guide to working out the best positions for riding your bike. There are two main fundamental positions available […]

How To Sprint Faster On A Road Bike

– At some point in any bike rider’s life, you might want to sprint. Maybe you need to escape the local stray dog, beat your buddies to the cafe, or maybe even try and win a race. Either way, it’s likely you’ll want to improve on sprinting. (upbeat music) So in this video, myself and […]

How To Choose The Right Cycling Shoes – A Buyer’s Guide

Investing in a pair of cycling shoes whether it’s your first pair or your fifth pair isn’t an easy purchase. Price ,materials ,fit and look all vary hugely so here is our guide to choosing your perfect cycling shoes now tackle the biggest question first there are two main types of shoes you can buy. […]

GCN’S Commuter Challenge – What’s The Best Way To Ride To Work?

– [Off Camera] Okay guys nice one. Do you want to get uh, yourselves back to the office? – [Simon] Yeah. – [Simon] After filming GCN’s show in the city of Bristol, we need to get ourselves back to our hometown of Bath 20 kilometers away. Commuting by bike is the natural choice but it […]

How To Replace A Bicycle Chain

– [Simon] You periodically need to replace the chain on your bike, either because the old one is worn out, or perhaps because it’s been damaged, maybe even snapped. – [Matt] Are you [beep] kidding me? – Fortunately, it’s a simple process. All you need is a new chain and then a chain tool. To […]

How To Improve Your Bike Handling – 5 Key Cycling Skills

Practicing your bike handling skills isn’t just something that 10 year old boys do to show off… Hee hee hee hee! …it can actually make real improvements to your day to day riding, both speed and safety. Here are five things you can practice that will make you a better rider. Going no-handed is a […]