In addition to picking our Top 10 Best Cycling Books of 2022, we found time to settle up in front of the bigger screen to soak in some of the year’s best cycling videos, films, and series. With so much interesting and varied streaming cycling content available now, choosing just 5 for this list wasn’t easy – but we’ll submit it for your consideration…
The World’s Rarest Bikes
The history of the bicycle has been a gradual evolution from the original “safety” two-wheeler of 1885 to today’s high-tech lightweight competition marvels, developed in wind tunnels and selling for as much as good used cars. GCN+ returns to the world of bicycle collectors following “The Super Collectors,” reviewed here to look at some more, well, super collections of racing bicycles. This time the GCN+ presenters focus on the unique and choose favourites.
Read the full review here: pezcyclingnews.com/features/pez-goes-to-the-movies-the-worlds-rarest-bikes/
The Super Collectors
Our world of cycling offers so much variety, from commuting to work, racing at the local industrial park, singletracking mountains, bikepacking through the Gobi Desert or, if you have an amazing sense of balance, you can impress by riding indoors in circles during the UCI Art Cycling Championships. If you are a sports fan, there are all kinds of different cycling events to watch and, as a new documentary on GCN+ reveals, you can be a bicycle collector in a completely unique style.
Read the full review here: pezcyclingnews.com/features/the-super-collectors-film-review-gcn/
The Least Expected Day, Season 2
Having shed three of the peloton’s top riders—Nairo Quintana, Richard Carapaz, and Mikel Landa—at the end of the 2019 cycling season, everyone’s favourite dysfunctional team returns to you-are-there video as Season 2 of “The Least Expected Day,” a very intimate portrait of Movistar, the World Tour professional cycling team that just can’t seem to get it together, streams worldwide on Netflix. And as the Covid-19 pandemic sweeps through the world, the team faces The Least Expected Year in 2020.
Read the full review here: pezcyclingnews.com/features/pez-goes-to-the-movies-the-least-expected-day-season-2/
Masterclass-The Art And Science Of Cornering
“A man’s got to know his limitations,” remarked American philosopher Clint Eastwood in 1973, long before a mountain bike trail in East Sussex was named for him, but these are words to consider. In the world of cycling we face many limitations as to our weight, our strength and power outputs, our descending skills, and our inability to get sealant to stay in a tubeless tire. We can see videos on how to get more aero, or at least buy expensive bicycles to make us more so but one skill that does not seem to get the attention it deserves is how to corner faster and with more confidence. A recent GCN+ video examines this skill.
Read the full review here: pezcyclingnews.com/features/masterclass-the-art-and-science-of-cornering-movie-review-gcn/
Wahoo SYSTM On Location Training Videos
From a boring obligation when the weather was bad to a high-resolution interactive fun experience, indoor cycling has grown with technology to an amazing extent. We can ride the famous climbs of the Tour de France virtually, race against friends, or get the benefits of focused training plans. One of the most advanced applications Wahoo SYSTM presents a varied palette for those spinning indoors and of these the “On Location” series offers a unique approach.
Read the full review here: pezcyclingnews.com/features/pez-rides-wahoo-systm-on-location-review/
# Loads more video reviews coming in the New Year….#