Vintage Bike, Modern Rider - How Hard Is The World's Oldest Bike Race?
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Vintage Bike, Modern Rider - How Hard Is The World's Oldest Bike Race?

We've all heard someone say "back in my day cycling was way harder, there weren't helmets or proper nutrition, and we didn't ride aero bikes as light as a feather, we used steel, and steel is real!" But was it really harder? Ollie has travelled to Italy to ride the route of Milano-Torino, the world's oldest bike race, but there's a twist! He's riding it in completely vintage kit to find out, was cycling harder "back in my day", and if so, just how much harder was it? ____________________ 🚴 With the 2022 road season promising to be one of the most exciting in recent memory, subscribe to GCN+ for live racing all year round, exclusive shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App 📲 for FREE & be part of the world's largest cycling community: https://gcn.eu/app Join thousands of other cycling fans in receiving our free weekly ✉️ newsletter roundup, including news, competitions and discounts: https://gcn.eu/3K7 Join us from 16-19 June 2022 in the stunning resort of Saalbach in the heart of the Austrian Alps for Global Bike Festival - the ultimate weekend of bikes, riding, music, entertainment and much, much more brought to you by GCN, GMBN and EMBN: https://gcn.eu/global-bike-festival Visit the GCN Shop - Shop Now: https://gcn.eu/NewArrivals Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Do you think cycling has got easier in modern times? For the better or for the worse? If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN... 📹 https://gcn.eu/1903TourStage Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound. Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest and fastest-growing online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring you the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside #cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Facebook: http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram: http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter: http://gcn.eu/gcnTW YouTube Channel: http://gcn.eu/gcnYT The GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/club GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse GCN auf Deutsch: https://gcn.eu/auf-deutsch GCN en Français: https://gcn.eu/GCNENFRANCAIS GCN Tech: http://gcntech.co/subscribe GCN Training: https://gcn.eu/gcntraining GCN Racing: https://gcn.eu/gcn-racing GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe GMBN Tech: http://gmbn.tech/subscribe EMBN: http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below!