Why don’t cyclists wear protective clothing?

Why don’t cyclists wear protective clothing?

Posted on August 19, 2022

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Hank and Alex crash a lot, and we mean A LOT! They are therefore regularly asked why we road cyclists do not wear padded clothing to minimize the risk of rash in the event of a spill. To help answer that question, they designed an experiment that involves Hank riding a bike dressed in full motorcycle gear! Is it a good idea? Chapters: 00:00 Intro 01:01 Why don’t cyclists wear protective clothing? 02:46 Test 1 – Motorcycle kit 07:34 Test 2 – Bike kit 12:02 Results Useful links: Adventure documentaries, exclusive shows and live races on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the free GCN app: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN shop: https://gcn.eu/gcnshop Join the GCN club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Do you wear gloves or special equipment during your outings? Let us know in the comments below! 💬 If you liked this video, give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN… 📹 DO bike lanes ACTUALLY REDUCE TRAFFIC? 👉 https://youtu.be/Q1giYIU6Bpg 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu/editorschoice 📹 Or why not check out our Features playlist 👉 https://gcn.eu /gcnfeatures 🎵 Music under Epidemic Sound license 🎵 4 Malcolm – Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Bright and Stormy – Arc De Soleil FC Naivete – Bonkers Beat Club Impact – AGST Kermanshah – El Flaco Collective Left in Haze – ELFL Superficial (Version Instrumentale) – Zorro when i hop – baegel Think It’s over Now (Instrumental version) – Zorro #gcn #cycling #roadbike #bike #bikes #clothing #bikelife #cyclinglife Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www .bettiniphoto.net / The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the world’s largest online cycling channel, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate all that is great in the world of cycling. Our videos provide fans with engaging daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, workouts, races, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled coverage of behind-the-scenes events, humor, entertainment , etc. Brought to you by former professional riders, GCN offers a unique insight into the world of cycling and, most importantly, it’s powered by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring the latest and greatest technology to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside Cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https:// gcn.eu/Zipp Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tires: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn .eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https:// gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia SIS: https://gcn.eu/ ScienceInSport Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc- Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Watch our sister channels: GCN Tech – https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing – https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network – https: //www.youtube. com/gtn GCN Italy – https://www.yo utube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol – https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch – https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en French – https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan – https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training – https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network – https:// youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech – https://www .youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network – https://www.youtube.com/emb

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