Here are 5 skills that every bike rider could use. Subscribe to GCN: gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! gcn.eu/BuyGCNKit_ Road cycling, and road racing, isn't just about fitness – it's also about your skills. Look at the best pros – especially the sprinters like Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan – they are all highly skilled athletes and incredible at bike handling. While you're not going to be wheelie-ing like Sagan straight away, there are some more basic skills that it will help to know: - Hopping up curbs - Riding one handed - The emergency stop - Slow, tight corners - Riding out of the saddle Watch more... How to improve your bike handling – 5, slightly more advanced, skills to practice: gcn.eu/1Rmb8T3 How to set your saddle height: gcn.eu/1l7jd26 Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: gcn.eu/buy_GCN_stuff 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: Santini cycling kit: gcn.eu/BuyGCNKitYT Kask helmets: gcn.eu/1FrbcHK fi’zi:k shoes and saddles: gcn.eu/1tsXI7S and gcn.eu/1KxBGd5 Garmin: gcn.eu/1GtylOY SCOTT bikes: gcn.eu/1Btx0Bj Ridley bikes: gcn.eu/1EDbfPy Topeak tools: gcn.eu/1Lc4HAj Canyon bikes: gcn.eu/1Oge4gz Muc-Off: gcn.eu/1XlT5Og Science in Sport: gcn.eu/1GrXo6n Ass Savers: gcn.eu/1XlTmkm Reynolds: gcn.eu/1JjCDVL YouTube Channel - gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - gcn.eu/gcnFb Google+ - gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - gcn.eu/gcnTW Leave us a comment below!