Tag: p1

What Difference Do Motorbikes Make In Bike Races? | GCN Does Science

– Motor vehicles within professional bike races are a hot topic right now. But aside from the safety issue, there are a number of pros who are concerned with the influence they are having on the outcome of races. In fact, a few high-profile riders have publicly vented their frustration this year on social media. […]

How To Get Started With Road Cycling | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome to Ask GCN Anything. – This week we answer your questions on how to get into cycling, renting a bike when on a cycling holiday, and do the pro road riders hit the gym? – Oh, interesting questions, that will be answered in just a second. But before we do, we need to […]

Chris Opie’s Orbea Orca Aero Presenter Bike

(logo whooshes) – Finally, after over seven months, I get to give you a proper look around my Orbea Orca Aero. I turned up at the GCN HQ on the 1st of June last year and we’ve been together ever since. (upbeat music) This bike is really special to me because I had some amazing […]

How To Clean Your Bike | GCN Tech’s Perfect Bike Wash

– It’s that time of year, where in the northern hemisphere we start to say goodbye to the winter months and instead get better weather. And with that in mind, there’s no better time, let’s face it, to actually clean up your bike so it’s looking and working just like new, or as close as […]

Is Suspension On Road Bikes Just A Gimmick? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 68

(bassy explosions) – Welcome to the GCN Tech Show. – This week, we’ve got loads of new tech. New bikes, custom shades, the bike vault, your upgrade, plus our main talking point, is suspension on road bikes just a gimmick? Can of worms, that jon. – It is a can of worms. – Can of […]

Strength Session On The Passo Falzarego | Improve Your Pedalling Torque

(upbeat music) – Hello, and welcome to a GCN strength training session. In this we’re going to be building that all important leg strength by doing torque intervals. So that’s where, using low cadence work in order to really put some stress on our muscles. Now we’re doing it in the beautiful surroundings of the […]

Should You Change Your Training With Age? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome back to another episode of Ask GCN Anything. – Yes, and this week we’ll be talking, off the back of the GCN Show, about age-related training questions. We’ll also be talking about VO2 max, and we’ll be talking about what 100 pounds gets you now, well that it didn’t 10 years ago. – […]

How Do I Find My Maximum Heart Rate? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome back to another Ask GCN-ything This week were talking about why the cyclists shave their legs and not their arms, how to lose weight while cycling, and also how to build your endurance. – And don’t forget if you’d like to get involved on next weeks show then as always, use the hashtag […]

How Do You Get Back Into Cycling After A Break? | Ask GCN Anything

– Welcome back to another Ask GCN Anything. – This week, we’re talking about what’s the best warm up to do before a race? What’s better to train on, a turbo or out on the road? And a really interesting question. How much fitness do you lose when you stop training? – Ooh, I can […]