Tag: p1

What’s The Best Stem Length For You? | GCN Does Science

– If you have ever thought in the past about stem length on your road bike, it is probably because you’ve been thinking about comfort and fit on your bike. However, mountain bikers, when they think about the length of their stems, they are thinking more about the handling of the bike, and the way […]

How To Slam Your Road Bike Stem To Cycle Faster

– Slammed stems look cool. There is simply no escaping it. Whilst we might not all be able to ride comfortably with our stems slammed, I’m sure many of us would like to be able to. After all, it gives you that pro look, doesn’t it? – It does, it’s a statement of intent that […]

How Do Bike Gears Work? | Bicycle Gears Explained

– Bicycles have gears to help you ride more efficiently when going uphill, downhill, and on the flat across all varied terrain. Without easy gears, you’d grind to a halt when trying to go up steep hills and without bigger gears, well you wouldn’t be able to pedal fast enough when going downhill. But how […]

How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling?

– How many calories do we really burn when we’re out riding our bikes? Well we know it’s a great way of losing weight, so the short answer is, probably quite a lot. But how do we really calculate it? How do we know how many carbs we need to consume while out riding, so […]

How Much Of A Cyclist Are You? | GCN Show Ep. 353

– From the top of [Foreign Language] in Taiwan, welcome to the GCN Show. – Welcome to the GCN show. – Sorry we got to go again. Dan, you can’t get out of it mate. – I’m not wearing that pink– – 100 people commented last week that you need to be wearing that pink […]

GCN’s Handbuilt Bike – GCN’s First Ride

– With the help of the guys at The Bicycle Academy, we took you through the steps of exactly how to build your very own bike frame. But what we built, we kept something of a secret, until now, because here it is in all its glory, and coming up is everything that you might […]

How To Set Up & Index Road Bike Gears | Road Bike Maintenance

– Skipping or badly performing gears are a terrible thing to have. The game of gear roulette when you shift a lever and hoping the chain goes onto the correct sprocket can be a frustrating thing. So let’s solve those gearing problems. (futuristic music) Now in the setup we’re looking at today, it’s operated by […]

5 Completely Free Hacks To Make Your Bike Faster

(dramatic music) – Now it could well be that you’ve come to a part of your training where it’s simply not going to plan. Or maybe you’ve just reached maximum peak performance, and you still want to go faster. It’s time for plan B. The marginal gain game. Let’s look then at five ways on […]

Don’t Wear Underwear On A Bike Ride And Other Beginner Cycling Tips

– If you’re new to cycling and you didn’t know you need to go commando or you’re just looking for some useful tips then this is the video for you. – Coming up are our lists of cycling truths about the cycling world. An undervest is a crucial item of kit for almost all occasions […]