Could This Be The Future Of Bikes? | The GCN Show Ep. 247

Published on October 3rd 2017

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In this week’s GCN Show, we look at the future of cycling, a beard ban, and some Contador Karaoke. Plus hidden motors are back, and the Hammer Series is expanding for 2017.

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Could these innovations be the future of cycling? We take a look at some of the most interesting new inventions in cycling.

Beards banned in Belgium! We discuss the contentious ruling of the manager of Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise.

Hidden motors rev their way back into the news. A 43 year old French man has been caught allegedly using a hidden motor to win a number of amateur races.

Andre Greipel gets his sprint mojo back with a win at the Omloop Eurometropole, Bahrain-Merida dominate at the Giro dell’Emilia, and Anthony Turgis proves why you should always check behind you before you celebrate! 

This week’s Wattage Bazookas go to 23 year old Maud Kapteijns, and Aimi Miekoday for her performance in the Invictus Games.

Some questionable dremel use and a solar powered electric bike feature on Hack/Bodge of the Week.

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Music: 
Viper Creek Club -  Because I Know (Instrumental)

Jonas Erlander - Afternoon Swing 3

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