Climbing Made Easy | GCN's Cycling Tips
Published on March 8th 2017
Climbing doesn't have to be an uphill struggle when you've got Matt and Dan here to help you with Climbing Made Easy Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! http://gcn.eu/5b Ex-Professional Cyclists Dan Lloyd and Matt Stephens provide expert tips and advice to help you climb hills and even mountains easier and with more structure than riding until you blow up! Let us know how you make climbing easier for yourself in the comments below👇 Dan and Matt discussing pacing yourself on climbs and the benefits of it. Climbing in and out of the saddle. Whilst we would all love to be able to climb out of the saddle like Alberto Contador or Richard Virenque, it isn't necessarily the most efficient option. The guys give some advice on how to do this best. Gearing selection is vital, but the most important thing here is to have something that is natural, like around 80revolutions per minute. Faster cadence will take some practice and is a special technique. Finally, PRACTICE! You use your muscle groups differently when climbing, so it's a good idea to bring them into life as much as you can when possible as it will make them stronger in the long run. Watch more on GCN... How To Climb Like Alberto Contador 📹 http://gcn.eu/ClimbLikeContador Can You Improve Your Cadence? | GCN's Road Cycling Tips 📹 http://gcn.eu/2fCZZjk Music: Crush On You - Marcello De Angelis Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Alta Badia: http://gcn.eu/AltaBadia_ // Maratona Dles Dolomites: http://gcn.eu/MaratonaDlesDolomites_ Assos of Switzerland: http://gcn.eu/2hcDLGM KASK helmets: http://gcn.eu/1FrbcHK fi’zi:k shoes and saddles: http://gcn.eu/1tsXI7S and http://gcn.eu/1KxBGd5 Topeak tools: http://gcn.eu/1Lc4HAj Canyon bikes: http://gcn.eu/1Oge4gz Science in Sport: http://gcn.eu/1GrXo6n Orbea bikes: http://gcn.eu/1oks6GH Trek Bicycles: http://gcn.eu/1RUwyGf Vision wheels: http://gcn.eu/1qHTlMu Zipp wheels: http://gcn.eu/1OcMUv5 Powertap: http://gcn.eu/1XlfT2p power2max: http://gcn.eu/1sdoPva Reynolds: http://gcn.eu/1JjCDVL Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/2hcT2Yb Continental tyres: http://gcn.eu/2hcDQdy Camelbak: http://gcn.eu/2h4HzqD YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Google+ - http://gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW Leave us a comment below!