Roadie VS Mountain Biker: Who's Faster Up Cobbled Climbs? | GCN X GMBN Flanders Challenge!

Published on April 3rd 2021


The cobbled climbs of races like the Tour of Flanders are really tough! But riders like Wout van Aert, Marianne Vos, and Mathieu van der Poel all have one thing in common - they also race off road! Could this be the key to smashing these brutally steep cobbled climbs? To find out, we pitted our own king of suffering, Hank, against GMBN's Blake Samson to find out whether roadies or mountain bikers have the edge up the bergs of Bristol! Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: Check out the GCN App: Visit the GCN Shop - Shop Now: Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Who do you think will be fastest up the cobbled climbs of Bristol? Let us know in the comments below! Sign up to the GCN newsletter Join our Facebook community: If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN... 📹 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Barbershop Cocktails - Alexandra Woodward ES_Bell Ding - SFX Producer ES_Cold Pizza (Instrumental Version) - Pandaraps ES_Dansez - Fasion ES_Rise Of The Titan - FormantX ES_Still Too Much - Rascal Genius ES_Used Cars - Sum It Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / 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 Giro Helmets Pinarello Bikes Zipp Wheels: Enervit Nutrition: Topeak Tools: Canyon Bikes: Pirelli Tyres: Orbea Bikes: Vision Wheels: Wahoo Fitness: Park Tool: Elite Bottles: Whoop Fitness: Komoot: Selle Italia: GCN Japan: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: The GCN Club - YouTube Channel - Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - GMBN Tech - GCN Tech - EMBN - Leave us a comment below