Riding The World's Steepest Road? (Probably) | GCN Climbing Challenge
Published on March 3rd 2019
Is this the steepest road in the world? We had to find out just how steep it was for ourselves and see if we could become the fastest cyclists to ride up it. Could we even claim the Strava KOM? GCN Winter Sale - Up To 50% Off: https://gcn.eu/1f9 Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/1f8 Submit your content with our new uploader: http://gcn.eu/upload Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity Previously the world’s steepest residential road was Baldwin Street in New Zealand, three and a half kilometers long, averaging 35% with pitches of 38%. This is Ffordd pen Llech in Harlech, claiming to be the steepest with a maxiumum gradient of 36%. Could you get up this climb? What's the steepest road near you? Let us know in the comments below 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcn.eu/1f7 Watch more on GCN... 📹 How To Ride Steep Climbs | https://gcn.eu/SteepClimbs Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: Antidote X - Van Sandano. Magnificent March 1 - Johannes Bornlöf. National Anthem Wales - Traditional. One Last Mission - Niklas Johansson. Rise Up 1 - Johannes Bornlöf. Younger Than Yesterday 3 - Martin Landh. Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ 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: Assos of Switzerland: http://gcn.eu/Assos fi’zi:k Shoes & Saddles: http://gcn.eu/fizikshoes and http://gcn.eu/fiziksaddles Wiggle: http://gcn.eu/wiggle Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Bell Helmets: https://gcn.eu/bell Roka Sunglasses: https://gcn.eu/roka Quarq: http://gcn.eu/Quarq Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Trek Bicycles: http://gcn.eu/-Trek Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Zipp Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Zipp Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Continental Tyres: http://gcn.eu/continental- Camelbak: http://gcn.eu/camelbak- Komoot Route Planning: https://gcn.eu/-komoot 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 Google+ - http://gcn.eu/gcnGPlus 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!