Why The UCI Weight Limit Is Unfair | GCN Tech Show 323

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We discuss why the UCI weight limit isn’t fair on smaller riders and how to possibly fix it. We also have ridiculous socks, affordable shoes, bling jockey wheels, the bike vault, and comments of the week. Plus, for one week only, Jon Cannings is BACK!

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