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

Published on August 9th 2016

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Was the course too unforgiving, or did the riders push too hard? Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN NEW in the GCN Store: http://gcn.eu/2bgSagz Sign up to the GCN newsletter: http://gcn.eu/gcnnewsletter 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: http://gcn.eu/2aJkmNr Charcoal t shirt: http://gcn.eu/2aJGJOH Wattage Bazooka back in stock! http://gcn.eu/2ay1xvj OH! Congrats to our 4 competition winners: Kylie Kusik Kit Wing Lam Okko Pyykkö Victory Akinjomo Fabio Wibmer: Innsbruck Is My Playground: http://gcn.eu/2aDciZ0 More on the Quad Lock phone mounts: http://gcn.eu/2ay1D6c Watch more on GCN... 6 Ways To Say 'Hi' On Your Ride ▶︎ http://gcn.eu/2aAqmFd How To Produce Your Maximum Power ▶︎ http://gcn.eu/2a9Lv7e Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/TheGCNShop Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com By Javid Nikpour - http://www.tasnimnews.com/fa/media/1395/05/17/1150796/%D9%85%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%A8%D9%82%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%AA%D9%86%DB%8C%D8%B3-%D8%B1%D9%88%DB%8C-%D9%85%DB%8C%D8%B2-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%BE%DB%8C%DA%A9-2016-%D8%B1%DB%8C%D9%88, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid= 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