How To Descend Faster | GCN's Pro Cycling Tips

Published on June 1st 2016


Descending is a cycling skill that's really fun to work on – here's how to improve yours. Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! Sign up to the GCN newsletter: As pro cycling races often show, being fast in the hills or the mountains isn't *just* about how fast you can ride uphill. While we're not suggesting that you go out and treat your local descent like a race course, becoming a better descender won't just help you to ride faster – it will, ultimately, help you to descend more safely too. Here's our advice for working on your descending. Let us know your thoughts down in the comments and SHARE this video! Watch more on GCN... Europe's top 7 road climbs ▶︎ The Chainless Race – who is the fastest descender at GCN? ▶︎ Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele / Music: Keep On Rising - Per Ljungqvist, George Nakas