What's The Point Of Training? Can't You Just Ride Your Bike? | GCN Show Ep. 428

Published on March 23rd 2021

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This week on the GCN Show we're talking about training, what even is the point of it for most cyclists? Unless you're looking to be the best should you be more concerned with enjoying riding or getting fitter? We've also got a new world record, a 100% recyclable saddle, racing updates, and loads more! Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Get involved on the GCN App: This week's Inspiration: https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/D598 https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/swto https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/V8J5 Next week's Hacks & Bodges: https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/JV1b https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/ZQbE https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/FemK https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/Tcxz https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/38Bc https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/A8RF https://app.globalcyclingnetwork.com/PNb5 To enter the Selle Italia Model X Green Superflow saddle giveaway click here 👉 https://gcn.eu/SelleItaliaXComp Entries close 1000hrs BST on Friday 2nd April 2021 Full terms & conditions here 👉 https://gcn.eu/PromoRules Visit the GCN Shop - Shop Now: https://gcn.eu/5nM Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/5nN #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike What do you think about training vs just enjoying riding? Let us know in the comments 👇 Sign up to the GCN newsletter https://gcn.eu/3K7 Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN... 📹 https://gcntech.co/bikepower Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: [INCLUDE MUSIC TRACKS HERE] Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ 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 https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit 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 GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below