Tag: paris roubaix

The Best Pro Bikes And Custom Tech At The Tour Of Flanders

– We are about one hour away from the start of the 2019 Tour of Flanders and Antwerp. Yesterday, though, we took the opportunity to go around a few of the teams’ hotels to find out what some of the top riders are using for the Cobbled classics this year. (futuristic music) And what better […]

Paris-Roubaix & Itzulia Basque Country | The Cycling Race News Show

Welcome back, this week the cobbled classics conclude on Northern France with Paris Roubaix, we have the sprinters classic, Scheldeprijs, stage racing in the Basque Country and the Netherlands, plus records tumble in the velodrome at the Commonwealth Games. It is with great sadness though that I have to start this week’s show by telling […]

How To Adapt Your Bike For Pavé – Riding The Cobbles

There are some weird and wonderful creations at Paris-Roubaix. While a lot of teams use stock bikes, more manufacturers see it as an opportunity to create new models for their ranges like the Specialized Roubaix that has won 4 editions, including last year with Tom Boonen. These models feature more relaxed angles, a softer ride. […]

Johan Museeuw’s Colnago C40 Pro Bike

– [Man] For cycling fans over a certain age, this bike will almost undoubtedly have, at some point, been your dream bike, if it’s not still today. Because this is a classic Colnago C40. But then, even more than that, this is a legendary Mapei Team Colgnago C40. And if that’s not enough still, this […]

How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

– With the Cobbled Classic season here upon us, we start to see some changes on the bikes of professional cyclists. One of the most common changes is in fact, double wrapping handlebar tape. The reason they do so is to get a little bit more extra comfort when riding over cobblestones. However, it’s not […]

Is Van Der Poel Just Too Good For Cyclo-Cross? | The Cycling Race News Show

(race timer beeping) – Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show. This week, after yet another dominant weekend for Mathieu van der Poel, we’re asking if he’s killing cyclocross. Details of next year’s Vuelta emerge, Andrea Tafi says he’s got a team, and Chris Froome falls in love with Colombia. In winning the SuperPrestige […]

Tour de France, Tour of Austria & Giro Rosa | The Cycling Race News Show

Welcome to the GCN Racing News Show – this week, we talk through the winners and losers from the first week of the Tour de France, including some really cool power stats from TrainingPeaks. Plus, there’s a dominant performance as the Giro Rosa hits the Zoncolan and a week of wins for Bahrain Merida at […]