Things I Learned As A Pro Cyclist You Didn't Know

Published on July 13th 2022

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For many of us becoming a professional cyclist is the ultimate dream, but you may be surprised to find out that it's not all winning races and intense training. Conor takes you through the surprising things he learnt when he became a pro cyclist. Chapters: 0:00 - Intro 0:29 - Winning (or Lack of) 1:10 - Less Training More Racing 1:36 - Longer Races 2:21 - October Holidays 2:57 - You Don't Make The Decisions 3:39 - It's A Shock When You Stop 4:13 - No Skiing! Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/gcnshop Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Did any of these facts surprise you? Is there anything you thought would make it onto the list? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!๐Ÿ‘‡ Watch more on GCN... ๐Ÿ“น How To Become A Pro Cyclist ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://gcn.eu/7qq 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 Haunted Playhouse - Stationary Sign Lil Sayin' from Tennessee (Instrumental Version) - Pandaraps Something Has to Be Done - Andreas Boldt Summit - Ruzer The Rat Not the Tail - Harry Edvino Whiter Than Snow - Home for the Holidays #gcn #cycling #roadbike #tourdefrance #professionalcyclist 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