Tag: Global Cycling Network

How To Set Up Cleats For Clipless Pedals

– [Dan] This is a video we’ve had a lot of request for. How to set up your cleat, for a clipless pedal. In this instance we’re going to show you using a Dura-Ace cleat, and a Dura-Ace pedal. So we’re back with Oli Beckingsale, an expert bike fitter, who’s gonna explain exactly how to […]

Ask The Pros – What Do You Always Travel With?

What one thing could you not travel to races without? Uhh…probably my phone. It’s pretty full of games and crap and contacts so I spend quite a lot of time on it. I would say my phone! What’s the one thing, apart from your phone, that you can’t travel without? My toothbrush. My laptop. Umm… […]

Top 10 Most Common Cycling Injuries

Concussion Crashes are a part of cycling, and unfortunately so are head injuries.  Concussions are a form of brain injury resulting from a direct blow.  Wearing a helmet significantly reduces the chances of injury, but cannot completely prevent concussion. Achilles tendinitis If you’ve got pain in the Achilles through cycling the it’s likely to be […]

How To Prepare & Plan For The Maratona Dles Dolomites Cycling Event

– The Maratona dles Dolomites is 138 km long and over that distance, you will be covering seven major climbs. – [Matthew] They are Passo Campolongo, – [Dan] the Passo Pordoi, – [Matthew] Passo Sella, – [Dan] the Passo Gardena, – [Matthew] Passo Campolongo, again, – [Dan] the Passo Giau, – and finally, the Passo […]

Custom Bike Tech At The Tour de France | Tour de France 2017

– Custom bikes and custom kit is a huge thing here at the Tour de France. So, a few days ahead of the race, we’ve been around and looked through all of the teams’ kit. And here is a selection of the finest custom pro bikes and custom pro kit that will be racing the […]

What Is The Most Efficient Cadence? GCN Does Science

Pedalling speeds or cadence can seem to go in trends, depending on what the current professional riders are doing themselves. If we look back to the Lance Armstrong era, he made high cadences on climbs very popular indeed. But if we look at Jan Ullrich, who won the Tour de France before Lance Armstrong, he […]

9 Ways To Drink From A Cycling Water Bottle

– [Narrator] Coming up are nine magnificent ways to drink from a bidon. The side sip. The most common method of drinking from a bidon is as follows. Use your favoured hand to reach down and grab the bottle from the cage, for extra style points don’t even look at it. Bring it up towards […]

How To Stop Knee Pain While Cycling | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Faster than a brand new kilometer record at sea level, it’s here again. The show where you ask and we answer your cycling related questions. It’s ask GCN Anything. Now first up we have this question from Marcus who says, “@gcntweet I love the show, keep it up. But how do I know when […]

Bianchi Oltre XR Vacansoleil-DCM Team Bike

Bianchi are one of Italy’s iconic bike brands, and at the Giro we caught up with the Vacansoleil-DCM team, one of two Bianchi-sponsored teams in the race. We’re only trying to fit the PS cable. But neatly, if possible. We have to get our artistic vein going here, but when we have attached this one, […]