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

Published on July 13th 2022


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+: Download the GCN App for free: Visit the GCN Shop: Join the GCN Club: 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‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Watch our Editorโ€™s Choice Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ“น Or why not check out our Features Playlist ๐Ÿ‘‰ โ€‹โ€‹ 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 / 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: Giro Helmets: Pinarello Bikes: Zipp Wheels: Topeak Tools: Canyon Bikes: Pirelli Tyres: Orbea Bikes: Vision Wheels: Wahoo Fitness: Park Tool: Elite Bottles: Whoop Fitness: Komoot: Selle Italia: SIS: Zwift: Shimano Wheels: Shadow Stand: DMT Shoes: Muc-Off: Watch our sister channels: GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -