Just How Dangerous Is Cycling? | The GCN Show Ep. 218

Published on March 14th 2017


Just how dangerous is cycling? And what makes a classic, a classic? Simon and Matt present this weeks GCN Show from the infamous Tour of Flanders museum in Oudenaarde! Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/_TheGCNShop Buy a GCN Camelbak bottle: http://gcn.eu/5m What makes a classic? Is it the size of the race? The spectators? The history and emotion? Well, the Tour of Flanders is undoubtedly one of biggest classics of all and it has had 100 editions. Compare it to the "new" classic of Strade Bianche with only 11 editions yet both are seen as classics. Ex-Professional Cyclists Simon Richardson and Matt Stephens put it to discussion. What makes a true one day classic? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below👇 fi'zi:k competition ENTER HERE: http://gcn.eu/WinFizik Also in the news this week is the subject of just how dangerous is cycling. We have some awesome tech of the week with the launch of the NEW Wahoo ELEMNT BOLT GPS headunit! In racing news this week, Paris-Nice was a total thriller and it went down to the wire, with Alberto Contador losing the race by just 2 seconds overall to Sergio Henao. In the Ronde van Drenthe, World Champion Amalie Dideriksen took victory in the longest race held in the Women's World Tour. NEWS JUST IN Nairo Quintana claimed overall victory at Tirreno-Adriatico, and Peter Sagan took two stage wins out there too! And don't forget our hacks and bodges are included as ever. Watch more on GCN: Top 10 Cycling Photos - By Graham Watson 📹 http://gcn.eu/5P Broken Bones In Cycling | GCN Asks The Pros 📹 http://gcn.eu/5Q Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com