Seated Vs Standing: Which Is Faster For Cycling?

Published on June 18th 2022

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As cyclists, we know that a mix of riding standing and sitting is the most efficient way to get the power down. But what if you could only do one? Conor and Alex have been set a number of challenges to see once and for all which position is better. Will Conor stand proud in victory? Will Alex get himself into a sticky situation? Time Stamps: 0:00 - Intro 2:28 - Short Climb 4:00 - Flat Road 6:34 - Short Sprint 7:36 - Long Climb Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Join us at the Global Bike Festival: https://gcn.eu/global-bike-festival Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/NewGCNKit Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Which position do you prefer? Let us know in the comments below!๐Ÿ‘‡ Watch more on GCN... ๐Ÿ“น Mistakes You Make Cycling In The Heat ๐Ÿ‘‰https://gcn.eu/7mE ๐Ÿ“น Watch our Editorโ€™s Choice Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/editorschoice ๐Ÿ“น Or why not check out our Features Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ โ€‹โ€‹https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures ๐ŸŽต Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound ๐ŸŽต Beats of Burden - Molife Deep Forest Sessions - Molife Line of Work - Toby Tranter MUNEY - Beiba Not What I Expected - Smartface Recreational Tune - Smartface Run Boy - Smartface You Might Have Heard of Me - Arthur Benson #gcn #cycling #roadbike #climbingtips #gcndoesscience Photos: ยฉ Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & ยฉ 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 thatโ€™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 itโ€™s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans โ€“ 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 Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - 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/emb