Category: Tour

in my first time trial, which I did just as training

Pooley hits the line, 32:48. Best time by 43 seconds. Jeannie Longo will have to sit in the silver medal seat right now because Emma Pooley has finished and goes tops. So the woman who got silver in the Olympic Games is now sitting in gold. – [Announcer] Well Emma Pooley responsible really for assisting…


I climbed Mont Blanc and the dream was to climb Everest

So you may recognize this house as the house of Poldark, but it’s also where I grew up. And I grew up on bikes, all sorts of bikes really, from motorcross, to bikes, to, now, motorbikes. But you’re probably wondering where we’re gonna go now and we’re actually off to my local cafe, where I…


Meet The GCN Presenters Bike

(rumbling) (birds calling) – I’m Chris Opie, I’m 31 and I grew up on a dairy farm just outside of Truro in Cornwall. Down there, just along that valley, that’s where I started the second chapter of my life just over eight months ago but you probably don’t know a lot about what I did…


Why Was Ollie Dropped in 4 Roadies Vs A Time Trial Bike? | GCN Investigative Dropumentary

Last week, we released 4 VS 1, the latest video where we tried to see just how many road riders working together it would take to beat one solitary rider on a time trial. The result caused surprise, but in the comment section there was only one question being asked. Just why was Ollie dropped?…


4 VS 1 | Surely 4 Roadies Can Beat A Time Trial Bike?!

In the beginning, there were two against one. We saw that the combined power and teamwork of two road-riders wasn’t enough to overcome the aerodynamics of one rider on a time-trial bike. Next, there were three, and they still failed to topple the time-trialist. Now, there are four.   Seriously you guys, I think it’s…


5 Vs 1 | How Many Roadies Does It Take To Beat A Time Trial Bike? This Is Getting Ridiculous…

Connor: This team Time Trial series is getting slightly embarrassing. First, myself and Hank went up against Cy in his TT bike, and we got absolutely trumped. It was a disappointment. Then Alex turned up on the scene, look at those legs, fresh out of the Pro Peloton, he’s an absolute specimen, but it was…


Understand Bike Racing In 10 Easy Steps Guide To Watching A Bicycle Race

Jeremy Powers: Of course we’re biased, but cycling is definitely one of the most exciting sports to watch. The sprint finishes, mountain duels and fast crazy racing. It’s a little bit of a wild sport at times, which is part of its charm. It’s not like anything else that’s out there, but there are a…


How To Climb Like A Tour de France Pro | GCN’s Climbing Pro Tips

Dancing on the pedals floating up the climbs as if they weren’t even there. The pros in the Tour de France make it look easy. Personally, when I see a big climb coming up I dread it. I start to cramp up and slow down before I’ve even hit the climb, so how do they…


Who Should You Be Supporting At The Tour De France?

Conor Dunne: The Tour de France is in full swing. This first week has been a spectacular affair. There are riders from 30 different nationalities in this year’s race. To stop you from getting lost in the melee of all the different riders, we thought we’d try and highlight a few different riders and teams…


JUPITER LONDON NOCTURNE, SATURDAY, 6TH JUNE 2015

The 9th edition of this epic cycling event starts at 15:30 on Saturday 6th June. The Peloton & Co H van will be in the middle of the Grandstand action, serving mouthwatering pulled pork brioche buns, Crosstown doughnuts and our top notch house coffee blend.


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