5 Cycling Skills Every Bike Rider Needs

Published on December 2nd 2015

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Here are 5 skills that every bike rider could use. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! http://gcn.eu/BuyGCNKit_ Road cycling, and road racing, isn't just about fitness – it's also about your skills. Look at the best pros – especially the sprinters like Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan – they are all highly skilled athletes and incredible at bike handling. While you're not going to be wheelie-ing like Sagan straight away, there are some more basic skills that it will help to know: - Hopping up curbs - Riding one handed - The emergency stop - Slow, tight corners - Riding out of the saddle Watch more... How to improve your bike handling – 5, slightly more advanced, skills to practice: http://gcn.eu/1Rmb8T3 How to set your saddle height: http://gcn.eu/1l7jd26 Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: http://gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: http://gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: http://gcn.eu/buy_GCN_stuff If you want to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link to help out 👍 : http://gcn.eu/6Z