Tag: tour de france

GCN’s Most Successful Pro Bikes of 2017

– [Dan] Which was the most successful bike of the 2017 season? It’s a season which is quickly fading from memory at the moment. So let’s remind you of some fantastic racing with the annual GCN World Tour of Bikes. – [Simon] You thought it was just riders that got world tour points. Well you […]

Top 10 Cycling Photos – By Graham Watson

– Graham Watson is one of the most legendary cycling photographers of all time. His career span the careers of the likes of Bernard Hinault and Greg LeMond, right through to modern day greats such as Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, and Fabian Cancellara. In fact, he started all the way back in 1977 and it […]

What Is A Rest Day? | Road Racing Explained

(relaxed electronic music) – Each three week Grand Tour has at least two rest days. Which, as the name suggests, means a day off racing. The first of those will generally come after around nine days of racing, with the second coming around about a week later. However, if that Grand Tour has started abroad […]

The New Team Story: Cycling team Gazprom-RusVelo

In cycling sport the team is fundamental it’s like a second family Cycling is passion sacrifice, discipline to me Extreme descents, supreme speed Cycling to me is the meaning of life Cycling is important to me, it has taught me a lot and has given me a lot in life. That is another way of […]

Marcel Kittel’s Giant Propel

This is the Giant Propel of Marcel Kittel, ace sprinter for Team Giant-Shimano. Now, there are one or two things that mark this out as a sprinter’s bike, not least the name there. One thing that we would expect perhaps is to see a 54 chainring, and there isn’t – it’s a 53. So Marcel, […]

Chris Froome & Sexual Health | The GCN Show Ep. 286

– From the hills of Catalonia, welcome to the GCN show. – Welcome to the GCN show, brought to you by Wiggle. – We’ll keep this brief, because we’ve so much in this show this week. Chris Froome, yeah. Our own Emma and Chris are at the Maratona, Joel is in London at the launch […]

New & Custom Bikes Of The Tour de France 2018 | Tour de France 2018

(whoosh) – Now the Tour de France is a wonderful time because it helps nerds like me stalk, I mean check out the pros’ bikes. And the very expensive tech and equipment that they’ve got especially for this race. So right now, let’s go and have a look at some of the bikes which I […]

Top 10 Iconic Road Bikes

This is a modern classic, winning Paris Roubaix twice, and the Tour de France. It took carbon technology up another notch, and the paint job is truly iconic. Pinarello Sword A conceptual bike that took Miguel Indurain to some of his most impressive time trial wins. This bike didn’t last long thanks to the UCI, […]

Geraint Thomas Wins Le Tour de France | The Cycling Race News Show

We’re back with the GCN Racing News Show. Coming up, after a brutal final week, the Tour de France reaches its conclusion in Paris, we’ll go through 5 talking points, and get some more really interesting insight into the power demands through TrainingPeaks. Bike racing outside of the Tour de France resumes with the men’s […]