1904: Hippolyte Aucouturier won the second running of the Tour de France, but was then disqualified because he had made deals with many of the 87 riders who participated in the race. The competition, even then, was filled with controversy. "The Tour de France has ended, and I fear that the second running will be the last, wrote Henri Desgrange, founder of the Tour, in a piece for the publication L'Auto.
How 10 Pro Cyclists Lost Weight Through Cycling
These 10 pro cyclists turbocharged their careers when they blasted off the pounds.
When Breaking the Rules is a Good Thing... Celebrating Women's History Month through Cycling
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How to lose belly fat by cycling
It's easy to build up unwanted fat on the waistline, but getting on a bike can help you lose belly fat and get back into shape. Here are a
How to Lose Weight While Cycling
Got a few unwanted pounds to shed? Hop aboard the first “exercise machine” you ever owned—a bike.
12 Tips for Better Cycling
Bicycling is one of the best forms of exercise. It gives the heart and circulatory system a workout and can burn more than 500 calories per hour. Here are 12 ways to improve your cycling performance, safety and comfort.
How to Dress for Cold Weather Cycling by Performance Bicycle
The right clothing is pivotal to keeping your body comfortable, warm and dry. If this is your first season riding in cold weather, we're sure that you've got...
Why we Cycle
In this video we explore what makes us want to cycle - and encourage you to start your own bicycle tour. It's possible! Back in June and July of 2018, my gir...
The Ultimate Guide to Your Cycling Muscles
Learn about the muscles that power your pedal stroke, and how to make the most of them
Women's Cycling Basic Bicycle Fit Guide
A bicycle fit guide to ensure that your bike fits properly and everything is aligned for comfort and efficiency.
An essential piece of cycling equipment is a good pair of cycling shoes. These special type of shoes will help you maximize performance and endurance. If you've looked into cycling shoes before there is a dizzying array of options. To keep things simple, we'll look at the three most popular types of cycling shoes and what they have to offer.
5 Tips: Cycling Shorts
If you're not wearing cycling shorts already, you have the opportunity to enter a whole new world of cycling comfort. But for the first-timer, that world can be a little intimidating. These 5 Tips will help you learn what you need to know and what to look for when shopping for and wearing your first pair 1. Why cycling shorts? If you've been experiencing any discomfort in the seat while riding your bike, your first thought might be to try a new seat.…
10 best cycling inventions
Are these the 10 best cycling inventions? My first mountain bike was a 1988 Rockhopper. It had a U-brake, biopace chainrings, 6 speed uniglide transmission, and four-finger brake levers. Most of you wouldn’t recognise it as a mountain bike at all. My mate waited a little longer, and bought a 1989 Marin Pine mountain. Now this thing was […]
Top 10 Common Cycling Mistakes
How to avoid ten of the most common cycling mistakes. Subscribe to GCN: gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! gcn.eu/B...
Cycling fitness: 25 top tips to be a fitter rider
Improving your cycling fitness brings a number of key benefits: you’ll enjoy your riding way more, you’ll see new places
Tips On Cycling Up Hills
GCN unlocks the secrets of how to climb effectively on a bike - straight from the pros. Subscribe to GCN: gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear...
Why Join A Cycling Club?
Whether you want to train with experienced riders or find a group of people who enjoy exploring on a hybrid road bike, joining a cycling club can be great.
Cane Creek Cycling Components
Not that it is my aim to defend a competitor, but the recent launch and subsequent dialogue around Cannondale’s new Lefty Ocho raises an interesting, if not common, debate. Some ask or challenge why it is better to do a single-sided fork, and if it is not better, then they suggest that it should …
How safe is cycling?
There has been a huge fall in the number of deaths among cyclists in the past 80 years.