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For many people, the words ‘comfortable’ and ‘aero’ just do not go together in the same sentence. Going from a fairly upright position on a road bike to an aerodynamic tt or triathlon bike can be quite a shock. So today Mark is here to share a few tips on getting comfortable…whilst being aero! Subscribe…Read More How To Get Aero & Comfortable | Triathlon Bike Comfort & Aerodynamics
Coming up this week, how much is down to the rider and how much is down to the bike? Si takes on Chris Opie in a sprint to try to find out just how much lack of talent you can make up for, plus we’ve got Alberto Contador’s predictions, a war on cars in Amsterdam,…Read More Can A Super Bike Make Up For A Lack Of Talent? | The GCN Show Ep. 325
We’re back again with Ask GCN Anything, and this week Dan is on hand to answer your cycling related questions. He discusses drivetrain efficiency and power loss, talks through training to increase your VO2 max capabilities and explains the final procession day in the grand tours. GCN Shop – NEW Winter Jacket: Subscribe to GCN:…Read More How Much Power Is Your Bike Costing You? | Ask GCN Anything
Don’t you hate it when you’re out on an e-bike ride and your battery cuts out? Steve shows us five ways to keep your electric mountain bike battery fully charged when you’re away from home. Ask nicely at the cafe or pub and they’ll probably let you top up the power when you’re having lunch.…Read More 5 Alternative Ways To Charge Your E-Bike Battery | Powering Up On The Move
We all want to know how to improve our power output when riding. After all, who doesn’t want to be faster? Ex professional rider Simon Richardson is here to teach us how. Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! It’s not going to be…Read More How To Boost Your Power On The Bike | GCN Pro Tips
Aero is everything in this the second edition of Ollie’s quest to conquer the track and break Merckx’s historic hour record. This week he visits the Boardman performance centre near Evesham for some aero testing, as well as a stint at Geraint Thomas National Velodrome to refine his position on the bike. In partnership with…Read More GCN’s Hour Record Challenge: Making Ollie Aero
Being aerodynamic and saving watts on the bike doesn’t always need to cost a lot so here are Mark’s top aero hacks to smash your next time trial! Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: To go faster, you can spend a lot of money on a new aerodynamic triathlon bike… but you don’t…Read More 7 Aero Hacks To Cycle Faster | Smash Your Next Triathlon Bike Leg
Is modern tech really as aero as it claims to be? Jon and Ollie visit the Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub’s wind tunnel to test a classic steel framed road bike against Ollie’s Pinarello Dogma. The team even visit Jon’s retro dressing up box to see how significant advances in clothing technology have had an impact…Read More How Much Faster Is A Modern Road Bike & Kit? | Retro Vs Modern Wind Tunnel Tested
E-bikes definitely have their benefits for many riders, however, there is still somewhat of a stigma attached to them. In this video, Dan takes a look at whether you get a real workout from riding an e-bike and if therefore you can get fitter overall. In association with Pinarello & Fazua GCN Christmas Gift Guide:…Read More Can You Get Fit From Riding An E-Bike?