Long climbs can be very demoralising when you just can't get comfy, and it can often ruin an otherwise great ride. Emma takes us through a few small adjustments that you can make to your bike and your riding style, to improve your comfort and enjoyment on a climb. NEW Black White Fan Kit Jersey: http://gcn.eu/GT NEW Fan Kit Bibshorts: http://gcn.eu/GS 10% off when you purchase our new jersey and bibshorts together: http://gcn.eu/GR Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/GQ If you're ever uncomfortable on a climb trying some of these tips could make all the difference. If you're well prepared and feeling good you can even start to enjoy climbing. A few things to consider are: - A correct bike fit. - The angle, position and shape of your saddle. - Your gear ratios. - Which cadence is comfortable and sustainable. - The pace at which you ride. - Alternating between standing and sitting in the saddle gives your body a chance to use different muscles and stretch. - Stay cool and comfortable. - Ensuring you have enough food and fuel to avoided the dreaded bonk. -Distracting yourself from the pain, enjoy the scenery! What do you do to help stay comfortable on a climb? Let us know in the comments below 👇 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://gcn.eu/GV Watch more on GCN... 📹 How To Ride Steep Climbs http://gcn.eu/SteepClimbs 📹 Train For Climbs On Flat http://gcn.eu/trainclimbsflat Music: Epidemic Sound Getting Tipsy 1 - Martin Landh Roughness 2 - Anders Bothén High On Life - Andreas Jamsheree Streets By The 70s - Andreas Jamsheree Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / https://ift.tt/1lSk8Ay About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Alta Badia: http://gcn.eu/AltaBadia- // Maratona Dles Dolomites: http://gcn.eu/MaratonaDlesDolomites- Assos of Switzerland: http://gcn.eu/Assos KASK helmets: http://gcn.eu/KASK fi’zi:k shoes and saddles: http://gcn.eu/fizikshoes and http://gcn.eu/fiziksaddles Topeak tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Quarq: http://gcn.eu/Quarq Science in Sport: http://gcn.eu/SiS Orbea bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Wiggle: http://gcn.eu/wiggle Trek Bicycles: http://gcn.eu/-Trek Vision wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Zipp wheels: http://gcn.eu/Zipp power2max: http://gcn.eu/power2max Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Continental tyres: http://gcn.eu/continental- Camelbak: http://gcn.eu/camelbak- The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Google+ - http://gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - https://ift.tt/2CM9XJ6 GCN Tech - https://ift.tt/2BHQav9 EMBN - https://ift.tt/2CMa0Vi Leave us a comment below!
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