Tag: p1

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 […]

Is Degreasing Your Chain A Waste Of Time? | The GCN Tech Clinic

– Okay, I’m back again to answer your technical problems, issues, queries, and anything else bike, geek related. (whoosh sound effects) Let’s crack on then with the first question. First up is Pete Warburton, “Can I use modern cabling, “inners and outers, on a vintage 10 speed bike build, “with a five speed freewheel, Campagnolo […]

How To Pace A Sportive With A Power Meter

– Power meters are a fantastic tool for training and also a perfect tool to get the most out of your event, as well as getting the best out of your own personal fitness. – That’s right, so, we are going to give you some tips fairly shortly on how to do just that, using […]

Simon Richardson’s Orbea Orca M-LTD

(upbeat music) – This is my Orbea Orca M-LTD. And it might not be a familiar sight to you as yet because I only managed to get my dirty little hands on it at the beginning of December. But in that time, I’ve racked up a number of hours in the saddle. And it must […]

Can You Be A Vegan Pro Cyclist?

– Nutrition can prove to be a controversial subject here on GCN. And one part in particular, stokes an awful lot of debate, more than disc brakes, more than sock length, more even, than Lance Armstrong, and it is veganism. In particular, can you be a vegan professional cyclist? So we thought we’d try and […]

11 Things I Wish I’d Known About Zwift

(dramatic music) – There were so many amazing features on Zwift, are you sure you know the best ones? – Yeah, whether you’re new to Zwift or a seasoned veteran, here are 11 things you’d wished you’d known about Zwift. (upbeat music) – Zwift can seem like a pretty big place, so how do you […]

How To Pace Your Effort On A Long Climb

– When you get to a climb the first thing you might ask yourself is what is the aim? Is it to get your fastest time, as in a time trial for example? Is it simply to survive the climb as part of a longer ride or is it to win the climb, to solo […]

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 […]

Can You Ride Aero Wheels In Crosswinds?

– Deep section wheels, they look bling, they make a cool swooshing noise but most importantly they offer a significant aerodynamic benefit over a standard shallow box section rim. But many people are worried about riding them in cross winds and for good reason. When they suddenly catch the wind and unexpectedly twist the handlebars […]