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Meet Doug: 70 Years Old and Still Loving Riding: How to Enjoy Riding Into Your Golden Years
Meet Doug: 70 Years Old and Still Loving Riding: How to Enjoy Riding Into Your Golden Years

Doug is 70, a mountain biker, an avid skier, and an inspiration to us all. I'll bet you never imagined being 70 years old. Neither....

Is Road Cycling Under Threat? | GCN Show Ep. 407
Is Road Cycling Under Threat? | GCN Show Ep. 407

This week on the GCN show we're talking about exciting time trials at the end of Grand Tours, and our brand new book! But most....

Paris Roubaix Was Cancelled, So We’ve Made Our Own! | Sean Kelly & GCN’s Home Made Monument
Paris Roubaix Was Cancelled, So We’ve Made Our Own! | Sean Kelly & GCN’s Home Made Monument

Paris-Roubaix is cancelled for 2020, something cyclists never wanted to hear. So while mourning the loss of our favourite monument we decided to pay homage....

New England In The Fall | Jeremy’s 100 Mile, 10,000 Feet Epic!
New England In The Fall | Jeremy’s 100 Mile, 10,000 Feet Epic!

Over lockdown, it seems like everybody took on their own epic cycling challenge. Well, Jeremy wanted to throw his hat into the ring. With 100....

The CUTEST Beach Town in Ontario | Surprise Road Trip | Guess Where Trips
The CUTEST Beach Town in Ontario | Surprise Road Trip | Guess Where Trips

A couple months ago we bought a package from Guess Where Trips that would take us on a surprise road trip in Ontario. We didn't....

6 Ways to Corner Faster | How to Descend Confidently on the Road Bike
6 Ways to Corner Faster | How to Descend Confidently on the Road Bike

Descents and corners can be an art. Get them right and you can maintain speed and ride smoothly, get them wrong and the consequences can....

Niner SIR 9 – Steel Is Real Hardtail Review: Never Judge a Book by its Cover
Niner SIR 9 – Steel Is Real Hardtail Review: Never Judge a Book by its Cover

Niner SIR 9 steel is real hardtail for review. Here it is folks, my onboard review of the SIR 9, Niner's bikepacking, singlespeedable trail bike.....

Sneaky Ways to Drop Your Mates | How to Attack on Your Road Bike
Sneaky Ways to Drop Your Mates | How to Attack on Your Road Bike

There's often a bit of healthy competition out on group rides. Beating your mates isn't all about strength, it can be about sneakiness too. Manon....

How To Plan The Ultimate Cycling Training Loop
How To Plan The Ultimate Cycling Training Loop

Cyclists can often find themselves stuck in a rut, riding the same routes week in, week out. But today we've got a few good ideas....

Nukeproof Horizon HZN v2 Wheel REVIEW – Can wheels be inexpensive, have high engagement and be good?
Nukeproof Horizon HZN v2 Wheel REVIEW – Can wheels be inexpensive, have high engagement and be good?

Nukeproof Horizon V2 wheelset comes in at $570: $215 USD (front) / $355 USD (rear). On paper they look amazing: affordable, reasonable weight, super high....

Have Cycling’s Biggest Debates Finally Been Settled? | GCN Show Ep.406
Have Cycling’s Biggest Debates Finally Been Settled? | GCN Show Ep.406

The Tour of Flanders answered some of the age of cycling debates in one fell swoop: disc brakes vs rim brakes, white shorts vs black....

The Evolution Of A Classic Bike Saddle: The Flite Story
The Evolution Of A Classic Bike Saddle: The Flite Story

Selle Italia is a brand rich with cycling history, having made custom saddles for pro cyclists such as Marco Pantani, and Mario Cipollini, their involvement....

How To Get Fit For Cycling When You Are Short On Time | Tips For Busy Riders
How To Get Fit For Cycling When You Are Short On Time | Tips For Busy Riders

Training to get fitter on the bike is time consuming and a challenge for many cyclists. If you're looking to become a faster rider, or....

Surprise Road Trip in Ontario | We didn’t know where we were going! | Guess Where Trips
Surprise Road Trip in Ontario | We didn’t know where we were going! | Guess Where Trips

A couple months ago we bought a package from Guess Where Trips that would take us on a surprise road trip in Ontario. We didn't....

2020 Niner SIR 9 – Niner’s most aggressive steel hardtail – First Look
2020 Niner SIR 9 – Niner’s most aggressive steel hardtail – First Look

Niner SIR 9 (steel is real) is their most aggressive hardtail in the lineup. It's made of Reynolds 853 steel main tubes, fits 29er and....

10 Strange Bits Of Advice From Pro Cyclists You Shouldn’t Follow
10 Strange Bits Of Advice From Pro Cyclists You Shouldn’t Follow

Pro cyclists are looked up to by many of us, they are the fastest riders around and often have some great advice to share! Their....

5 Recovery Techniques For Busy Cyclists | Recover Faster From Tough Bike Rides
5 Recovery Techniques For Busy Cyclists | Recover Faster From Tough Bike Rides

Recovery is just as important as training for cyclists, if they want to improve on the bike. But if you have a busy schedule it's....

How To Climb Long Steady Climbs | Pacing Yourself up Hills on the Road Bike
How To Climb Long Steady Climbs | Pacing Yourself up Hills on the Road Bike

Cycling up long climbs on the road bike is easy to get wrong with a bad pacing strategy. Go too hard and you will blow....

microSHIFT Advent X Drivetrain Review – 10 Speed is BACK, and it’s REALLY GOOD!
microSHIFT Advent X Drivetrain Review – 10 Speed is BACK, and it’s REALLY GOOD!

microSHIFT Advent X is a modern, 10 speed 11-48t wide-range drivetrain for under $169. That's derailleur, cassette, and shifter for $160. Not to mention, it....

Is Cycling Ruining Your Relationship? | GCN Show Ep.405
Is Cycling Ruining Your Relationship? | GCN Show Ep.405

This week on the GCN Show we're discussing the dreaded dilemma many cyclists face; which takes priority? Your partner? or the bike? We're also discussing....

Aero Bike Or Road Bike? | The New Canyon Aeroad First Look
Aero Bike Or Road Bike? | The New Canyon Aeroad First Look

The brand new Canyon Aeroad is a pretty special machine, pushing the boundaries that the previous edition of the Aeroad had already stretched. We recently....

Can Two Roadies Beat One Time Trial Bike?
Can Two Roadies Beat One Time Trial Bike?

Is riding with another cyclist faster than riding a time trial bike? In this video, Hank and Conor team up to take on Si on....

How to Dress For Autumn on Your Road Bike | Layers and Rain Capes
How to Dress For Autumn on Your Road Bike | Layers and Rain Capes

Choosing the right clothes when going out on a bike ride is essential, especially in changeable weather conditions. Hank and Conor talk us through some....

How To Use Hand Signals Whilst Cycling | Essential Group Ride Communication For Bike Riders
How To Use Hand Signals Whilst Cycling | Essential Group Ride Communication For Bike Riders

Riding a road bike comes with some risks, but cyclists can help minimise these by communicating well with each other and other road users. In....

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