5 Descending Mistakes You Didn’t Know You’re Making!
Published on July 13th 2023
Descending on a road bike is an important skill but one which many of us haven’t fully mastered. Conor takes you through five common mistakes that cyclists make when riding downhill and explains how you can avoid doing them, helping you to ride descents faster and more safely. 0:00 Intro 0:29 Braking hard in corners 1:13 Brakes set up wrong way 1:52 Not relaxing 3:48 Not pedalling 4:21 Not getting low Useful Links: GCN+ | Every. Unmissable. Moment. 👉 https://gcn.eu/9jG Download the GCN App for free 👉 https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop 👉 https://gcn.eu/french-casuals Join the GCN Club 👉 https://gcnclub.com GCN Training Plans 👉 https://gcn.eu/gcntp Do you enjoy descending? 🚴 Let us know in the comments below! 💬 If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN... 📹 Transform Your Climbing & Learn To Love The Hills! 👉 https://youtu.be/v52aJrBc0SE 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/editorschoice 📹 Or why not check out our Features Playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 La La La La LA - Luwaks Scetchy - Aiyo #gcn #cycling #roadcycling #roadbike #bike #bikes #bikelife #cyclingtips #descending 📸 Photos - © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Sprint Cycling Agency 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 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 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: 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 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 Silca: https://gcn.eu/Silca MET Helmets: https://gcn.eu/methelmets Strava: https://gcn.eu/strava 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 Español - https://www.youtube.com/@gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/@gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Français - 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 Racing - https://youtube.com/@gmbnracing GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/@gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/@embn