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8 Pro Cyclists Training Secrets | How The Pros Get Fit For Racing

– Have you ever wondered how the pros get themselves into what they believe to be top shape? – Well in this video we’re going to go through some old and new techniques that got them to top form. You ready to go and try them mate? – Better get out of these T-shirts into […]

How Do Tour de France Cyclists Climb So Fast?

– Have you ever sat at home watching the Tour de France, and gone how on Earth do those riders climb so fast? – I have, certainly. Luckily we also have a little experience to share with you. – Ooh, yes we do. (relaxed electronic music) – If you want to climb like a Tour […]

How Much Money Does A Professional Cyclist Get Paid? | GCN Show Ep.343

– Before we start this week’s GCN show, which as you’ll see was filmed in advance, it’s with great sadness that we bring you news of the death of professional cyclist, Bjorg Lambrecht, who crashed during a stage at the Tour of Poland yesterday. He was a supremely talented cyclist whose career looked set for […]

How To Carry Your Calories: Stay Fuelled Whilst Cycling

– Hank and I are about to head out for a big ol’ day in the mountains on the bikes. And we just started packing a few things we’re going to need to take with us. – So we thought this was the perfect opportunity to show you guys just what we take out on […]

Chris Opie’s Presenter Bike | Pinarello Dogma K10

(relaxed music) – This is my Pinarello Dogma K10 Disk, and it’s quite unique for a road bike, but I’m going to tell you exactly why in just a second. I’ve had it for around six weeks now, I’ve made a few changes and I’m going to to tell you all about those as well. […]

What Does MIPS Do? | Cycling Helmets, Concussion & Brain Injuries

(intense music) – A concussion are always a shaking of your brain tissue inside the skull bone. But it doesn’t say where you have hurt yourself in most of the cases. – If you’ve purchased or looked at buying a new helmet over recent years there’s a chance you would have seen something called MIPS. […]

5 Reasons Why Your Road Bike Is Slowing You Down

– There are more than just a few ways that your bike is literally wearing you down on the climbs. In this video, we’re going to talk you through a few of the obvious, a few of the less obvious and some of the slightly more expensive ways that your bike can be made a […]

Do Cyclists Need To Go To The Gym?

– Getting better at cycling isn’t always about riding your bike. I know, shocking right? Gym training can make fitter, faster and stronger. – Many pros these days are taking to strength training to improve their on-bike performance. So, could gym training be something that you’re missing out on? – In this video we’re going […]

Mid Winter Bike Check | Road Bike Maintenance Tips

– The winter is a harsh time to ride, and nothing will bear the brunt of the elements more than your bicycle. Follow this quick guide to keep your wheels spinning sweetly this winter. So now that we’re inside in the warm and dry, we’re going to take a little bit of time to run […]

Pro Cycling Training Secrets With Elia Viviani

– I’m out here in Italy and I’m wildly excited, not just because the sun is shining and it’s warm, I’m not wearing a single thermal layer, but I’ve been invited to come out and ride with Elia Viviani at the Montichiari velodrome. And I’m pretty excited, ’cause it’s been a while since I was […]