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Can You Really Put Out More Power On Climbs?
Is it true that you can put out more power on climbs compared to riding on the flat? Emma feels she always could, Chris is the opposite - so they decided to investigate... Get your hands on our Early Bird Christmas Offers! http://gcn.eu/WG Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/WF Subscribe to GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/gcn-en-espanol Submit your content with our new uploader: http://gcn.eu/upload Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity Could the answer be down to motivation? That some people just prefer flat or climbs, so they subconsciously put out less effort on the terrain they don’t like? Perhaps that is a factor… but not the full explanation. Another answer lies in physics and physiology: the science of pedalling uphill is a little different to on the flat. The difference between riding uphill or on the flat comes down to kinetic energy and muscular movement patterns. Kinetic energy is the energy you have due to your speed: when you’re moving faster, you have more of it. Much more! Because kinetic energy is proportional to the square of your velocity. So when you’re moving fast (eg on the flat) the kinetic energy contained in you and your bike is much higher than on a climb when you’re moving slower. That kinetic energy is what helps you to overcome what’s slowing you down: drag and rolling resistance on the flat. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gcn.eu/WE Watch more on GCN... How To Ride Steep Climbs 📹 http://gcn.eu/SteepClimbs 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 Wiggle: http://gcn.eu/wiggle Topeak tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Quarq: http://gcn.eu/Quarq Orbea bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea 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- 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 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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