The World Of Pro Cycling Criteriums | Behind The Scenes At Saitama

Published on December 1st 2018


Jon was lucky enough to go behind the scenes at the Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France to check out the racing and all the other activities that go along with it. This included baseball, Japanese game shows and loads others - watch the full video to learn more... GCN Christmas Gift Guide: Subscribe to GCN: Register your interest in the GCN Club: Subscribe to GCN en Español: Submit your content with our new uploader: Join our Facebook community: Many top riders made their way to Japan for the Saitama Criterium including Geraint Thomas, Alejandro Valverde and Marcel Kittel. It wasn't just the racing that the riders took part in, they also learnt traditional drums, tried on native clothes and even took part in a TV game show! We hope you enjoyed our behind the scenes look into professional criterium racing. Have you ever been to one of these crits or do you want to go? Let us know in the comments. 👇 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 - Watch more on GCN... Japanese Keirin Racing 📹 Music: Epidemic Sound ES_Elevated State Of Mind 1 - Gavin Luke.mp3 ES_Gone & Found - Sum Wave.mp3 ES_Grounded High 4 - Gunnar Johnsén.mp3 ES_Happy Chiptune 2 - Josef Habib.mp3 ES_Leaveya - Lonov .mp3 ES_Sunbeam Memories 3 - Gunnar Johnsén.mp3 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /