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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 […]

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 […]

Are Wheels The Best Upgrade You Can Make To Your Bike?

Talk to an experienced cyclist about upgrading your bike, and I’m fairly sure they would tell you that the most important thing you can do is to change the wheels. The theory goes that a lighter set of wheels will transform the way your bike rides and unlock new levels of performance no matter what’s […]

GCN’S Commuter Challenge – What’s The Best Way To Ride To Work?

– [Off Camera] Okay guys nice one. Do you want to get uh, yourselves back to the office? – [Simon] Yeah. – [Simon] After filming GCN’s show in the city of Bristol, we need to get ourselves back to our hometown of Bath 20 kilometers away. Commuting by bike is the natural choice but it […]

How To Pedal | Cycling Technique

Peddling is easy isn’t it you learn to ride a bike and it becomes very instinctive very quickly But what is it that pros do it takes pedaling to an art form [how] do they look so bloomin smooth? Well, here are few tips [you] will get you pedaling like a pro First up. We’re […]

Top Ten Ways To Avoid A Sore Ass When Cycling On Your Road Bike

– [Man 1] The humble backside, call her what you will: bottom, ass, rear, or rump. It’s one of the three contact points you have with your bike and, arguably, the most important. A sore bottom is a sad bottom. Bummer. So, here’s GCN’s top ten tips to not getting a sore ass. Let’s be […]