13 Things I Wish I’d Known About Cycling | The GCN Show Ep. 292

Published on August 14th 2018

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Welcome to the GCN Show! This week - what do we know now that we wish we’d known when we started cycling? Including beard trimmers, John Travolta and sprinting. We’ve also got the latest from pro cycling team transfers, the latest cycling controversy and a vlog! NEW IN Red And White Fan Kit: http://gcn.eu/My Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/Mr Subscribe to GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/gcn-en-espanol The GCN Show brought to you by Wiggle. Shop Online: http://gcn.eu/wiggle Submit your inspirational photos to us on social media using #gcninspiration for your chance to win a Wiggle voucher. Submit your content with our new uploader: http://gcn.eu/upload Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity After last week where we learned not to expect too much from Geraint Thomas for a few weeks after some serious post Tour celebrating, this week we became even more concerned as he seems to have become a rockstar. that was quite the reception wasn’t it? Nice to see that cycling is *almost* mainstream. It certainly wasn’t when we started out! It’s got us thinking, it is a long time ago that we started bike riding, over 25 years for each of us. what do we know now that we really wish we’d learnt a lot earlier. We’ll start with news not just of cycling shorts, but an entire skinsuit. At the recent European Championships, dutch cyclist Jos Van Emden announced on Twitter that he would be racing naked as his suitcase had gone missing. Unlike fellow countryman Tom Dumoulin at the Tour who similarly lost his gym kit and had a new one quickly knocked up by his team sponsors on a Saturday morning, Van Emden eventually had to borrow his team mate, Ellen Van Dijk’s instead. Unfortunately he couldn’t make it go as fast. Van Dijk took the win, Van Emden finished 8th. Simon Gerrans is transferring to another career entirely, he announced his retirement last week. Longo Borghini to Trek Factory Racing, Caleb Ewan has confirmed that he will be at Lotto Soudal for the next two years, whilst moving away from that team is Marcel Sieberg to Bahrain Merida. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gcn.eu/Mq Watch more on GCN... 📹 Shimano RX on GCN Tech http://gcntech.co/rxclutch Music: Viper Creek Club - Because I Know (Instrumental) Jonas Elander - Afternoon Swing 3 Magnus Ringblom - Horror Trailer 1 T60 Gunnar Johnsen - Documents 10 Johan Svensson - Inescapable Magnus Ringblom - Victory Themes 1 Martin Gauffin - Salty Breeze 3 Soul Chain 10 - Stefan Netsman, Peaceful Pianos 18 - Martin Klem, Soul Chain 5 - Stefan Netsman, Fast Aggressive Melodic Metal Trailer No4 - Johnny Berglund, Heliolingus - Ooyy, Classical Epics 17 - Magnus Ringblom Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/