Roadie VS Mountain Biker: Who’s Faster Up Cobbled Climbs? | GCN X GMBN Flanders Challenge!

The cobbled climbs of races like the Tour of Flanders are really tough! But riders like Wout van Aert, Marianne Vos, and Mathieu van der Poel all have one thing in common – they also race off road! Could this be the key to smashing these brutally steep cobbled climbs? To find out, we pitted our own king of suffering, Hank, against GMBN’s Blake Samson to find out whether roadies or mountain bikers have the edge up the bergs of Bristol!

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