Why Power Isn’t Everything In Professional Cycling! | GCN Show Ep. 467

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It's the GCN Show Christmas Special! Grab a warm cup of cocoa, sit around the fire and enjoy! This week we're talking about how cycling teams spot new talent. The widespread use of powermeters in professional cycling has meant that everybody knows what it takes to win big. So, naturally, cycling teams have started to put more and more emphasis on power data when looking to sign new riders. But should they be doing this? Dan and Si discuss how some teams have now gone back to looking more at racecraft and tactical awareness to get that winning edge over their rivals. We look at this, plus all the usual GCN Show features in the GCN Show Christmas Special! This Week's GCN Inspiration: 3rd Place - https://gcn.eu/6QI 2nd Place - https://gcn.eu/6QJ 1st Place - https://gcn.eu/6QK This Week's Hacks/Bodges! A Wheely Good Wreath - https://gcn.eu/6QN Cycling Christmas Ornaments! - https://gcn.eu/6QL More Christmas Ornaments! - https://gcn.eu/6QM Recycle Bicycle Christmas Tree - https://gcn.eu/6QO 3D Printed Christmas Tree Wheel Ornament - https://gcn.eu/6QP Donate to the Kingston Wheelers here 👉​​ https://supportus.fhhv.cc/fundraising/kevinsHHVF500 ____________________ Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop - Shop Now: https://gcn.eu/YearEndSale Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Power or Racecraft - which do you think makes the most difference? Let us know in the comments below! Sign up to the GCN newsletter https://gcn.eu/3K7 Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN... 📹 Luxury Vs Budget - The Bikepacking Challenge! 👉 https://gcn.eu/6QS Music - licensed by PSN Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest and fastest-growing online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring you the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside #cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Facebook: http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram: http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter: http://gcn.eu/gcnTW YouTube Channel: http://gcn.eu/gcnYT The GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/club GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse GCN auf Deutsch: https://gcn.eu/auf-deutsch GCN en Français: https://gcn.eu/GCNENFRANCAIS GCN Tech: http://gcntech.co/subscribe GCN Training: https://gcn.eu/gcntraining GCN Racing: https://gcn.eu/gcn-racing GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribe EMBN: http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below!

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