How To Descend Like A Pro

Published on August 5th 2015


Learn how to descend like a pro cyclist with these tips! Click here to subscribe to GCN: Descending is one of the best bits of road cycling. It's where your skills, fitness and road awareness combine and there's nothing quite like the rush of nailing a hairpin or tucking and dropping like a stone. As we're all descending on the open road, safety is paramount. So, adopt the techniques, work on your braking, work on your cornering, but stay to your side of the road, don't cut corners and don't push it harder than you – or the riders around you – can go. Have we missed anything? Let us know your top descending tip down in the comments. Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: Rest of World: Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: Music: Toydrum - Planned Production: