Tag: simon richardson

Why Your FTP Changes Between Flat & Climbs | GCN Does Science

– Emma and I looked up why most riders can produce more power on climbs or on the flat, but how the same rider can rarely produce the same power for the same effort on both terrains. – Yeah. One explanation was that the greater inertia that comes from riding at faster velocities, i.e. on […]

Si’s Custom Canyon Aeroad Hill Climb Bike

(dramatic music) – This is my Canyon Aeroad CF SLX, and yes you have seen it before many times, but then that’s not a surprise cause it’s over three years old now and it has even been the star of its own video on two prior occasions. But it has changed quite significantly recently because […]

The Taiwan KOM Challenge | The Hardest Climb In The World?

[Heavy Breathing] [Adventurous Music] – [Simon] I swear that’s further. It’s like the longest half K ever. (dramatic music) – [] We first heard about the Taiwan KOM Challenge in 2015. It’s a 100 kilometre long race almost entirely uphill. At the time, in fact, we wondered in the GCN show if it was actually […]

GCN’s Epic Rides | Ep.1 Gran Canaria

– EasyJet, Europe’s big low-cost airline, wanted us to shed light on some of the fantastic and easily accessible riding locations on this continent. A short flight for a long weekend or week away. – Yeah, but we didn’t just want to take you to somewhere you’ve already seen like Mont Ventoux again, or the […]

Has The Tour de France Really Changed?! | The GCN Show Ep. 289

– From a ditch, in the middle of the West Indies repairing a puncture, welcome to the GCN show. – It is the GCN show. Once again brought to you by our mates over at Wiggle. – This week, retro versus modern Tour de France. Has the tour really changed from its glorious past? More […]

Heroes & Villains Of Pro Cycling? Quick-Step Vs Sky | The GCN Show Ep. 302

– From the spookiest part of the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Wisconsin, welcome to the GCN show. (sinister laughter) Oop, dropped something. – Welcome to the GCN show. Brought to you by our friends over at Wiggle. – This week, why are Quick-Step heroes for winning so many races, yet Team Sky criticized for their […]

Peter Sagan, All Style And Not Enough Substance? | The GCN Show Ep. 262

– [Both] 2 k’s to go at the women’s TDU. Welcome to the GCN Show – Welcome to the GCN Show. Coming up this week, we discuss whether cycling superstar at the moment Pete Sagan is actually all style and no substance. – We uncover new tech, including the latest and greatest wonder material for […]

4 Excuses All Cyclists Need | The GCN Show Ep. 280

– From the Col de la Madone in the Côte d’Azur. – [In unison] Welcome to the GCN Show! – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by Wiggle. – This week we give you the four best excuses for cycling, how to get out of anything and never take the blame. – I […]

Is A 1x Drivetrain The Right Choice For You?

– Pro cycling team Aqua Blue recently announced that they would be using 3T frames for the 2018 season. It caused something of a ruckus. Firstly because the frames are disc brake only. So controversy one. And then secondly because you can’t use a front derailleur with them. It just won’t fit. So they have […]