Tag: 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 […]

Learning To Ride On The Velodrome | Ollie’s Hour Of Power

(whooshing) (upbeat music) – [Male] Welcome to the next step in my quest to take on the hour record, an Eddy Merckx record distance of 49.431 kilometers. – Now the hour record is typically performed on a velodrome with a fixed gear track bike. And in this video, I’m going to try and learn the […]

Top 10 Iconic Road Bikes

This is a modern classic, winning Paris Roubaix twice, and the Tour de France. It took carbon technology up another notch, and the paint job is truly iconic. Pinarello Sword A conceptual bike that took Miguel Indurain to some of his most impressive time trial wins. This bike didn’t last long thanks to the UCI, […]

Peter Sagan, All Style And Not Enough Substance? | The GCN Show Ep. 262

– [Both] 2 k’s to go at the women’s TDU. Welcome to the GCN Show – Welcome to the GCN Show. Coming up this week, we discuss whether cycling superstar at the moment Pete Sagan is actually all style and no substance. – We uncover new tech, including the latest and greatest wonder material for […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Next Eddy Merckx? | The Cycling Race News Show

Welcome to the GCN Racing News Show. Coming up this week, we have the inaugural women’s San Sebastian Classic which was followed by a phenomenal men’s race, we head to London for the Ride London Classic, take in the Tours of Wallone, Poland and Alsace and dip into the world cup mountain biking from the […]