Addicted To Cycling? These Are The Warning Signs | The GCN Show Ep. 293

Published on August 21st 2018

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Welcome to the GCN Show! This week - are you addicted to cycling? We look at the tell-tale signs so that you can see if you need therapy. We’ve also got a Geraint Thomas rock star update and some more of your amazing weekly inspirational photos. NEW IN Spanish Tees: http://gcn.eu/N7 Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/N6 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 This week in the world of cycling, we learned that hitting the tarmac is bad, but hitting barbed wire is even worse! The injuries sustained by Geoffrey Soupe of Cofidis after a crash at the Tour du Limousin last week looked very nasty indeed. Last week a piece of research from Performance in Mind was released into exercise addiction in endurance athletes. Now I don’t know about you but when I think of addictions, this isn’t top of my list. I think of smoking, alcohol, or indeed, coffee. Of the people surveyed in the Performance in Mind research, a staggering 44.7% showed addictive behaviour towards exercise. Now, when you look closer into the results, cyclists did fair slightly better than a triathlete. Tony Martin will next year move to Team Lotto NL Jumbo from Katusha. A good signing for them given their relatively disappointing TTT at the Tour this year. Simon Geschke from Sunweb to BMC CCC, a surprise that one as he’s been a real ally to Dumoulin the last few years, and also the fact that this is, in effect, his first ever change of professional teams. The last piece of international news is that Mikel Landa has not recovered sufficiently from his recent crash to participate at the Vuelta, which is a shame. 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/N5 Watch more on GCN... GCN vs The Maratona 📹 http://gcn.eu/maratona2018 Music: Cue: Viper Creek Club - Because I Know (Instrumental) Epidemic: 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/