Can An E-Bike Make You Fast Enough To Train With A Pro Cyclist?

Published on July 18th 2021

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E-Bikes are great to make cycling more accessible to those of us who aren’t as fast as our friends. But can we take that one step further? Can a mere mortal ride with an actual pro cyclist and keep up with them on a training ride?⁠ ⁠ With a Ribble SL e in hand, we headed off to some of the steepest climbs in the Lake District, where Ollie met up with James Shaw of Ribble-Weldtite to find out exactly that.⁠ In association with: https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ ⁠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/67I Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/67J #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Would an e-bike help you keep up with your mates? Let us know in the comments 👇 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. 👍 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_You Belong Here - Across The Great Valley.mp3 ES_Unknown Controlpanel - Midnight Cycler.mp3 ES_Trumpet Sad - SFX Producer.mp3 ES_Tropic Swing - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist.mp3 ES_Trance - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist.mp3 ES_Teardrops - Jon Algar.mp3 ES_TD - T-Shirts & Sweats.mp3 ES_Move Out - Brendon Moeller.mp3 ES_Fish on Land (Instrumental Version) - Blood Red Sun.mp3 ES_Esqueleto - Elevador.mp3 ES_Defenders Unite - Niklas Johansson.mp3 ES_Archetype - Raccy.mp3 ES_All U Need - Baron Grand.wav 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 GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below