6 Top Tips For Descending On A Road Bike

Published on August 3rd 2022

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Descending can be feel quite scary if you're a beginner; the high speed, the wind and noise can all make it a bit daunting! But Hank and Manon have plenty of experience weaving their way down descents, so if you're not confident descending, or just want a refresher, listen up for their top tips for descending on a road bike! Chapters: 0:00 - Intro 0:25 - Terminal Velocity 1:07 - Braking = Speed 2:06 - Know Your Limits 2:42 - Expect The Unexpected 3:21 - Give Space 3:57 - Relax And Enjoy Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/gcnshop Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Do you have any tips for descending? Let us know in the comments below!๐Ÿ‘‡ Watch more on GCN... ๐Ÿ“น How To Sprint Like A Pro ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7uu ๐Ÿ“น Watch our Editorโ€™s Choice Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/editorschoice ๐Ÿ“น Or why not check out our Features Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ โ€‹โ€‹https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures ๐ŸŽต Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound ๐ŸŽต Watching Out - J.F. Gloss On the Trail - Tigerblood Jewel Supersonic Megalo Mam - Coma Svensson Icarus - El Flaco Collective Just Feels Right - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Kid on the Move - El Flaco Collective #gcn #cycling #roadbike #cyclingtips #roadcycling #protips Photos: ยฉ Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & ยฉ Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything thatโ€™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 itโ€™s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans โ€“ everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring 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 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 SIS: https://gcn.eu/ScienceInSport 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 Watch our sister channels: GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/emb