– From the Gospel Pass, at Hay Bluff, welcome to the GCN Show. – Welcome to the GCN Show, brought to you by Wiggle. – This week we have six telltale signs that you’re taking cycling that little bit too seriously. – We’re also going to let you know about an event we’re doing at
– Well, it was the World Mountain Bike Championships in Mont Saint-Anne, Quebec on the weekend, and I’m joined today by a man who is no stranger to World Championships, Oli Beckingsale. – How you doing? – Crikey, Oli, you must have some memories of the World Championships, I’m sure. When was your first one?
– The ITU world triathlon series has just one more race for the 2018 season; the grand final. And this year the athletes head out to the Gold Coast of Australia, in fact, where it all started. The first ever world triathlon series grand final took place in the gold coast back in 2009. And
(upbeat music) – It’s the pinnacle of the cycling season for those of you who love mud. The 2018 cyclo-cross world championships take place in Limburg in The Netherlands. With a course similar to the Valkenberg rounds of previous world cups with a few tweaks thrown in in preparation for the worlds. Here we have
(laughing) – Ow. Why do they wear these? (beep) – Coming up on the show this week, we are going to be discussing some crazy results and, quite frankly, a crazy world championships. – Definitely that. We’re talking about bike security and Dotty is here with some retro, cool stuff. – That’s nearly everyone but
(race timer beeping) – Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show. This week, after yet another dominant weekend for Mathieu van der Poel, we’re asking if he’s killing cyclocross. Details of next year’s Vuelta emerge, Andrea Tafi says he’s got a team, and Chris Froome falls in love with Colombia. In winning the SuperPrestige
– The UCI World Road Cycling Championships are coming here to Yorkshire on September the 21st. Now as a proud Yorkshire-man, I’m extremely excited about this. It’s gonna be mint. So, I’m going to take you through all the courses, the races, what you can expect, the key locations, and we’re gonna get some insight
(lightning crack) – Oh my goodness, me. There’s a cliff up there. Welcome to Champery everyone. Is this the hardest downhill World Cup track that the world has ever seen? I don’t know, and I’m here to find out. Oh man, oh wow. Ugh, oooh. (goats bleeting) Oh my frickin’ gnarly, dude. Nearly bends it.