How To Survive Your First Bike Race!
Published on March 31st 2023
Are you new to bike racing, keen to get started, or just can’t seem to get to grip of the tactics and can’t get that elusive top 10, podium or even win? If so, this is the video for you! Hank and Conor explain all the important advice and top tips you need to know when entering a bike race! 0:00 Intro 0:39 Don’t Attack, Follow 1:11 Eat & Drink! 1:49 Give Yourself Slipping Room 2:34 Look Ahead 3:04 Relax! Don’t Grab The Brakes 3:43 Don’t Overlap 4:20 Don’t Waste Energy 5:19 Outro Useful Links: GCN+ | Every. Unmissable. Moment. 👉 https://gcn.eu/8xf Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival 👉 https://gcn.eu/GBF2023 Download the GCN App for free 👉 https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop 👉 https://gcn.eu/shop-spring-race Join the GCN Club 👉 https://gcnclub.com GCN Training Plans 👉 https://gcn.eu/gcntp Have you ever entered a bike race? How did it go? 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... 📹 How To Ride In A Group Of Cyclists 👉 https://youtu.be/93dprSqdL5s 📹 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 🎵 Highway to Trouble - Silver Flaw Humbot - Wave Saver Loco Loca - Digital Camel Lucid - AGST Moodkiller - Truvio The Style - Scoobadive Wake up, It's Time to Go - Ava Low Wildside - Splasher! #gcn #cycling #roadbike #roadcycling #bike #bikes #bikelife #howto #race 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 Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff 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