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For the love of mud teaser

Benedict Campbell, who spent twenty years working as a photographer in the advertising industry, has released the second teaser of his cyclocross film called “For the Love of Mud”. You can see his first trailer here. No word on when the film is to be released, but we’ll keep you posted.

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Inside the bunch sprint

If you need to be convinced that bike-mounted cameras will make pro cycling more entertaining than it already is, check out this video. It’s the best illustration we’ve ever seen of just how hectic it gets inside the peloton in the dying stages of a bike race. Breathtaking stuff.

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How to hold your position in a bunch

Bunch positioning is essential to get right if you’re going to be competitive in any race. In this video, GCN’s Matt Stephens gives you some tips on how to be and stay perfectly placed.

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How the race was won: Criterium du Dauphine

Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp) won the 2014 Criterium du Dauphine after eight days of consistent riding and after getting himself in a race-defining breakaway on the final stage. The 25-year-old American never dropped lower than fourth on the general classification and after moving up to third on the penultimate stage, it was on the final day […]

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How To Sprint

Read more about training your sprint strength, technique, and tactics in these articles: Fine tuning your sprint Common sprinting mistakes The final corner Old Sprinter’s Trick – Drop The Wheel Anatomy of a leadout train

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How to set up a breakaway

The early breakaway is often the one that makes it all the way to the finish of the race. Judging the right moment to breakaway takes experience, but once you’re there, being off the front of the race is one of the greatest rushes in road racing.

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How To Chase Down A Breakaway

When chasing down a breakaway you need to measure your effort, judge the right point to start chasing and communicate effectively with the other riders. Matt Stephens from GCN shows you how to do it.

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The essentials of racing in a bunch

Matt Stephens runs through the essentials for racing in a bunch and some tips on how to do it safely and efficiently.

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How To Race In CrossWinds

Strong winds, such as crosswinds define many flat bike races. Daniel Lloyd takes you through the on-the-bike strategies, positioning, effort levels and equipment choices to help you take control in these situations.

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How To Move Up In A Bunch

A great race result is usually due to being in the right place at the right time. GCN’s Matt Stephens takes you through the essentials of good, safe, successful bunch positioning.

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