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Why Don’t Cyclists Wear Protective Clothing?

Hank and Alex crash a lot, and we mean A LOT! So they regularly get asked why we road cyclists don’t wear padded clothing to…

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Hank and Alex crash a lot, and we mean A LOT! So they regularly get asked why we road cyclists don’t wear padded clothing to minimise the chance of road rash when we have a spill. To help answer this question, they devised an experiment which involves Hank riding a bike dressed in full motorbike gear! Is this a good idea? Chapters: 00:00 Intro 01:01 Why Don’t Cyclists Wear Protective Clothing? 02:46 Test 1 – Motorbike Kit 07:34 Test 2 – Cycling Kit 12:02 Results 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/ Do you wear gloves or any special kit on your rides? Let us know in the comments below! � If you liked this video, be sure to 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 – licensed by Epidemic Sound � 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 (Instrumental Version) – Zorro when i hop – baegel Think It’s over Now (Instrumental Version) – Zorro #gcn #cycling #roadbike #bike #bikes […]

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