Tag: le Tour

GCN’s Essential French Cycling Phrases Vol. 1 | Tour de France 2018

(Accordian music) – It’s Tour de France time, and whether you call it Tour de France or Tour de France, there is no escaping this iconic race and the magical pull it has for cycling fans and even, frankly, non cycling fans. One thing that is also inescapable is the influence of Tour de France […]

Team CCC Truck Tour | Behind The Scenes At The Tour de France 2019

(electronic music) – I’m at the Tour de France and I’m excited because our mates at Cadex have helped get us a behind the scenes look inside the CCC team mechanics truck. So, we’re going to go inside and have a look, but before I do and show you all the cool stuff that’s in […]

New Cadex First Look | Hot Tour de France Tech

– It’s the 2019 Tour de France and I’m in Brussels for the Grand Depart. It’s a hive of activity here, there’s loads going on. One of the most exciting things is the launch of a brand new components brand called Cadex. Now, while at the Grand Depart, Cadex invited us down to the launch […]

The Best New & Custom Tech Of The Tour de France 2019

– As I record this, we are on the eve of the Tour de France which is of course the biggest bike race in the world. And as such, for the last few days, myself and Oli have been going geering the teams in search of the best, the newest and the most custom tech. […]

How Breakaways Work – Inside Line

There are two types of breakaways in stage races like the Tour de France: those that are doomed to fail and those that are likely to stay to the end and fight it out for a glorious victory. We can actually predict which one is likely to happen on which stage. First though, what is […]

5 Key Climbs Of The 2018 Tour de France | Tour de France 2018

– It’s safe to say that the Tour de France is defined by its climbs, because it’s there that the race is generally won or lost. And so, we thought we would take a look at five of the most famous, toughest and most iconic climbs along this year’s route, from some that are so […]

Building A Retro Replica Bike | 1920’s (ish) Giro Challenge Part 1

(logo whooshing) – Now what with it being the Giro d’italia I was having a chat to Si in the office about how tough the riders were back in the 1920s. How they battled over mountains with just two gears on their bikes. One on either side of a flip-flop hub. And I said to […]