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Strava art: World record pending for 2,000km Olympic rings

Guillaume Koudlansky de Lustrac and Vincent Brémond are set to take the record for the largest GPS drawing by bike as a team after their 10-day effort in France

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Can GCN make it through the hardest group ride in America?

The Shootout in Arizona is regarded by many as the toughest group ride in the US, so naturally we had to find out just how hard it is

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GCN’s best of Andrew Feather collection: All the challenges in one place

We have put the national hill climb champion through his paces on more than the odd occasion, and he often seems to come up trumps

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You can ride on Zwift with our GCN presenters including Manon Lloyd, Simon Richardson, Conor Dunne, Hank and more

Ride with our GCN presenters during our 30 in 30 January fitness challenge

Keep the motivation high for your January fitness goals by taking part in our dedicated Zwift sessions with the GCN crew

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Can we beat Jeffrey Hoogland's kilo world record?

Conor Dunne and James 'Hank' Lowsley Williams attempt to ride a kilometre on their road bikes in less than 55.433 seconds

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Link to Join us and complete GCN's January 30 in 30 fitness challenge
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Join us and complete GCN's January 30 in 30 fitness challenge

Whether it be indoor training on Zwift, local hill reps or even some off-bike exercise, it all counts and will get you towards the target. Are you up for the challenge?

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Is this the fastest bike you can buy? Battle of the recumbents

Three of Britain’s top recumbent riders go head-to-head to find out who can reach the highest speed

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GCN takes on the Zwift Academy: Do Andrew Feather or Cillian Kelly have what it takes to make it as a pro rider?

In this second part of the Zwift Academy series, we see how things have been going for KOM sensation Andrew Feather and GCN's own statistician Cillian Kelly

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Link to Destination Tucson: The best gravel roads in the USA?
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Destination Tucson: The best gravel roads in the USA?

Inspired by rumours of gravel riches, Ollie Bridgewood and James 'Hank' Lowsley-Williams embarked on an adventure in the small town of Patagonia

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Who is fastest on a hill climb a cyclist or a runner?

GCN takes on GTN to settle the latest installment of the battle between runners and riders

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Monster Brompton Challenge part 2: Putting a folding mountain bike to the test

Alex Paton and Si Richardson explore the world of customised Bromptons to find out if a folding bike can really be transformed into an off-road machine, and actually ridden

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Link to World-class climber vs flat time trial: Is Andrew Feather fast on the flat?
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World-class climber vs flat time trial: Is Andrew Feather fast on the flat?

He knows how to fly up hills but can Andrew Feather’s climbing talent convert onto flat roads? Si Richardson decided to find out

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Link to El Tour de Tucson: Can GCN survive the largest bike race in America?
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El Tour de Tucson: Can GCN survive the largest bike race in America?

James ‘Hank’ Lowsley-Williams and Ollie Bridgewood head to Tucson for their latest cycling challenge

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Link to Ollie Bridgewood’s Taiwan KOM Challenge bike: UCI illegal TRIGON AR01
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Ollie Bridgewood’s Taiwan KOM Challenge bike: UCI illegal TRIGON AR01

Having used it at the Tour des Stations, Ollie teamed up with the TRIGON AR01 again for the Taiwan KOM Challenge

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Link to The world’s hardest hill climb: Can Ollie Bridgewood complete the Taiwan KOM Challenge?
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The world’s hardest hill climb: Can Ollie Bridgewood complete the Taiwan KOM Challenge?

Ollie follows in the footsteps of many former WorldTour pros by attempting to conquer the mighty Wuling Pass and complete the world’s toughest hill climb

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Link to Average speed challenge: How hard is it to ride at 30kph?
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Average speed challenge: How hard is it to ride at 30kph?

Conor Dunne and James ‘Hank’ Lowsley-Williams attempt to average 30kph for as long as possible

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Can a beginner off-road rider complete Big Sugar Gravel?

After months of preparation, GCN's Alex and Chloe Paton attempted to finish one of America’s toughest gravel races

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How hard is it to hold Tom Pidcock’s pace up Sa Calobra?

Alex and Ollie find out how long they can hold record pace up the iconic Mallorcan climb

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Can GCN beat Ineos Grenadiers with the help of marginal gains?

With the help an aerodynamic helmet, Alex and Ollie attempt to beat Ineos Grenadiers’ time in a loop around Mallorca

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Link to Former WorldTour pro versus cyclo-cross: Can Conor Dunne finish a ‘cross race?
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Former WorldTour pro versus cyclo-cross: Can Conor Dunne finish a ‘cross race?

After weeks of preparation, it was time for Conor to head off-road for his first ever cyclo-cross race

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Link to Who is the fastest GCN presenter? We find out in a random bike race
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Who is the fastest GCN presenter? We find out in a random bike race

It’s time to decide once and for all who the fastest GCN presenter is

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From zero to hero: Conor Dunne takes a cyclo-cross crash course

In an attempt to improve his handling skills, Conor Dunne recruited Amy Perryman for a CX crash course

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Can Amazon's cheapest e-bike match a super climber on a super bike?

Si Richardson climbs aboard his trusty Myatu e-bike to take on Strava KOM record holder Andrew Feather on a vicious UK climb

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90-year-old makes history by completing Land’s End to John O'Groats challenge

Peter Langford has ridden over 1,100 miles over the past month in an epic challenge to raise funds for two homelessness charities

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