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Top 10 Cycling Rules To Break!

– [Matt] Let’s face it, rules are there to be broken and our beloved sport of cycling is no exception at all. And we’re not talking about UCR regulations here, more the unwritten rules that, on occasion, actually need to be broken so we can all spread our own individual cycling wings. Top 10 cycling […]

What Is The Most Efficient Cadence? GCN Does Science

Pedalling speeds or cadence can seem to go in trends, depending on what the current professional riders are doing themselves. If we look back to the Lance Armstrong era, he made high cadences on climbs very popular indeed. But if we look at Jan Ullrich, who won the Tour de France before Lance Armstrong, he […]

NEW SRAM Red eTap Wireless Groupset – GCN’s First Ride

Now, it’s all very well and good looking at new bike components, but to really know what it’s all about, we actually need to ride them. And today is very exciting, because I get to check it out – for the very first time, SRAM’s new Red eTap wireless shifting Now, they’ve changed the way […]

Quick HIIT Workout – Indoor Cycling Training

Welcome along, everybody. This is a short, 13-minute session, but I promise you we’re going to make the most of it. Let’s start straight away warming up. We’ve got two minutes to get our legs, mind and body ready for the work ahead. If you feel like you’re going to need longer to warm up, […]

How Much Faster Can You Stop With Disc Brakes?

– [Dan] Disc brakes really divide opinion amongst cyclists. What you’ll generally find is that people who’ve used them will rave about them, whilst those that haven’t will simply say that they’re unnecessary. Now, what we can say is that, given that we’ve ridden and raced on rim brakes for many years, they’re certainly not […]

15 Minute Workout – Best Indoor Cycling Training Cardio Session

Welcome to GCN’s hill climbing training video where we, together, are going to head up the Col de Soller in Mallorca. Let’s not waste any time, we’ve got 2 minutes and 45 seconds to get ourselves warmed up. And whilst we’re starting to turn those pedals, I’m going to explain some of the graphics which […]

Top 10 Cycling Insults

– [Matt] As we know, cycling has its own rich lexicon. Words with etymologies built over decades. This expansive vocabulary extends to a wealth of insults too, some of which we have listed here. And they’re just about fit for family viewing. You need to harden up mate. Glass cranker! – [Si] Amateur! – Top […]

How To Wear Your Helmet Like A Pro

As you know, the cycle helmets of today have come a long, long way since the old leather three-bars of yesteryear. But for the most part helmets now are light, cool, aerodynamic, and stylish. Pro, in fact. Have you ever thought about the way you wear your helmet? The dos, the don’ts, the how-tos. Whether […]