The Olympic Road Races - Were They Too Dangerous? The GCN Show Ep. 187

Published on August 9th 2016


Was the course too unforgiving, or did the riders push too hard? Subscribe to GCN: NEW in the GCN Store: Sign up to the GCN newsletter: Some spectacular racing over in Rio was marred by several bone-breaking crashes for Annemiek van Vleuten, Richie Porte and Vincenzo Nibali among others. Thankfully it was nothing worse, but we ask whether anything could have been done to avoid it. Have YOUR say in the comments below. We round up the rest of the Olympic news in Cycling Shorts, Plus tech corner features some revolutionary new chainrings and an excellent way to play Pokemon Go on the move. Finally we've got the best of Twitter and Instagram, some outrageous hacks and bodges, plus something extreme to finish...let's get to it! New in the GCN Shop: Sapphire t shirt: Charcoal t shirt: Wattage Bazooka back in stock! OH! Congrats to our 4 competition winners: Kylie Kusik Kit Wing Lam Okko Pyykkö Victory Akinjomo Fabio Wibmer: Innsbruck Is My Playground: More on the Quad Lock phone mounts: Watch more on GCN... 6 Ways To Say 'Hi' On Your Ride ▶︎ How To Produce Your Maximum Power ▶︎ Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele / By Javid Nikpour -, CC BY 4.0, Tour Of Utah Photos ©Jonathan Devich & Casey Gibson Music: Mikey Bruce, James Green - Fire It Up Israel Medina - Waves Josh Kirsch/Media Right Productions - Morning Stroll Marc Adamo, Tico Zamora - Hometown Throwdown Per Ljungqvist, George Nakas - Keep On Rising Arthur Ponchon - Springtime Feeling Marc Adamo, Tico Zamora - Crushing Customs