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5 Descending Positions So Dangerous They Were Banned

5 Descending Positions So Dangerous They Were Banned

When the UCI banned some of the peloton’s favourite aerodynamic descending positions on safety grounds, they were met with some criticism. Did they have the…

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When the UCI banned some of the peloton’s favourite aerodynamic descending positions on safety grounds, they were met with some criticism. Did they have the best interests of cyclists at heart, or do they just hate fun? We did the sensible thing and sent our resident crash test dummy down the side of a mountain to find out. *all dodgy descents at GCN are performed by trained (ish) professionals. Do not try this at home. 0:00 – Intro 0:40 – The Superman 2:02 – The Pantani 3:13 – Chest On The Bars 4:07 – The Supertuck 5:11 – Puppy Paws Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/gcnshop Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ What’s your favourite descending position? Let us know down below � Watch more on GCN… � How To Brake On A Road Bike � https://gcn.eu/7wR � Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist � https://gcn.eu/editorschoice � Or why not check out our Features Playlist � ​​ https://gcn.eu/gcnfeatures � Music – licensed by Epidemic Sound � Algien – Azucares Being Nostalgic – FLYIN KOLOSS – ELFL Stegosaurus – Margareta Yellow Leaf – Autohacker #gcn #cycling #roadbike #descending #alps Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. […]

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