Tag: r1

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cycling Up The World’s Steepest Road | Wales’ Record Breaking Hill

– Isn’t Harlech in Wales brilliant, James? – Yeah mate. Oh, it’s alright. – Did you know that Harlech Castle first began construction in 1283, and was the stronghold of Owain Glyndwr, the last Welsh man to be the claimant to the title Prince of Wales? And the song Men of Harlech, well that was […]

How Can I Improve My Climbing? | Ask GCN Anything

(logo swooshing) – Welcome to this week’s Ask GCN Anything. Today we will be answering your questions on how to improve your climbing, what’s best to specialize in, TTs, climbing, or sprinting, and how are disc brakes gonna improve as more pros start using them. – Interesting. And don’t forget, if you’d like to get […]

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 […]