Just How Important Is Money In Cycling? | GCN Show Ep. 415

Published on December 22nd 2020


Do you need a lot of money to be a cyclist? We would like to think not, but if you want to be a professional cyclist it certainly appears that it helps if you have rich parents. Following on from USA Cycling's talent program announcement to charge a large amount of cash for their academy Dan and Si discuss how money helps boost success. This week in the world of cycling, we also learnt that cyclists logged 8.1 billion miles on Strava in 2020, and climbed 122 billion metres, and thanks to a Belgian Academic just how much energy you can save thanks to aerodynamics from sitting in a peloton. Check out Kevin's video here: https://www.facebook.com/431086200354913/posts/2083624041767779 Subscribe to GCN Race Pass now, 100% Racing, By Fans, For Fans. https://gcn.eu/Racepass Check out all of this week's Inspirational photos as well as the Hacks & Bodges in the GCN App: https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/tGhn https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/NNad https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/eu3G https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/idLH https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/qRTy https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/apSx https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/yYFj https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/ntnX Visit the GCN Shop for Christmas Gifts! - Shop Now: https://gcn.eu/4Ss Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/4Ss #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike 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: 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 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