8 Weird Things About Cycling That Don’t Make Sense!
Published on January 18th 2023
Cycling can be very weird sometimes. We cyclists do strange things and use obscure words to describe our sport, when we even understand what’s going on, that is!! From clipless pedals to race tactics, Conor picks out his top eight wacky things in cycling that don’t make much sense! 0:00 Intro 0:26 Clipless pedals 1:26 Bigger tyres = lower pressure 3:58 Hard saddle = more comfort 4:43 Suffering = fun! 5:27 Foreign words 6:15 Train slow = ride faster 6:51 Gravel racing 7:41 Race tactics 8:33 Summary Useful Links: Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival: https://gcn.eu/GBF2023 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/jan-sale2 Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ What do you think is the weirdest thing about cycling? Let us know in the comments below! 💬 If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN... 📹 The WEIRDEST Bikepacking Trip I've Ever Been On! 👉 https://youtu.be/lJOtCFegc-4 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/editorschoice 📹 Or why not check out our Features Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Share the Wealth - Will Harrison Record Scratch 1 - SFX Producer Kilimanjaro (Instrumental Version) - Luftmensch Monumental Funk Up - OTE Diamond in the Rough (Instrumental Version) - Zorro Digital Breath - ELFL I Gotta Hunch - El Flaco Collective Arcade Romance - ELFL Cafe Milanese - Trabant 33 A Train to Catch - John Utah Always Pass It On - spring gang #gcn #cycling #roadbike #roadcycling #bike #bikes #bikelife Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © 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 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 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 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 Español - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Français - 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/embn