Ban Bike Helmets To Make Cycling Safer: Science Or Stupid? | GCN Show Ep. 476

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A few weeks ago, Conor told us about a CEO of a cargo bike courier company who has banned his employees from wearing helmets. It’s a controversial take but he claims cycling helmets increase risk when on the bike, so we caught up with him to find out his reasoning. We discuss this and more on this week’s GCN Show! 00:00 Intro 01:47 Bike Helmet Ban 03:22 Interview with Ben from Pedal Me 11:21 Helmet Ban Debate 13:29 GCN Inspiration 16:27 Cycling Shorts 19:50 Coming Up on GCN+ 22:03 Hack/Bodge 26:28 Caption Competition 27:52 Comment of the Week 31:00 Coming Up on YouTube Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Join us at the Global Bike Festival: https://gcn.eu/global-bike-festival Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/NewArrivals Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ Where do you stand on the helmet debate? Let us know in the comments below! 💬 GCN Inspiration: 1st place 👉 https://gcn.eu/70g 2nd place 👉 https://gcn.eu/70h 3rd place 👉 https://gcn.eu/70i Hack/Bodge: Broadside Hack? 👉 https://gcn.eu/70j Deep Dish Aero Wheels 👉 https://gcn.eu/70k Spotted in Bogotá, Colombia 👉 https://gcn.eu/70l Handlebar with Integrated HR Sensor 👉 https://gcn.eu/70m Repair Cut on New Tyre 👉 https://gcn.eu/70n Vote on next week’s hacks/bodges: It’s Better Than Using My Flat Pedals 👉 https://gcn.eu/70o Impromptu Cable Routing Kit 👉 https://gcn.eu/70p Pizza Box 👉 https://gcn.eu/70q Mudguard Save 👉 https://gcn.eu/70r Indoor Use Only 👉 https://gcn.eu/70s Bike Goes to Service 👉 https://gcn.eu/70t Allen Key Extension 👉 https://gcn.eu/70u Submit your own hacks/bodges on the GCN App 📲 Watch more on GCN... 📹 Can We Ride The World's Longest Pro Bike Race Route? 👉 https://gcn.eu/RideSanremo 📹 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 / Artlist 🎵 Power Drill Rev 3 - SFX Producer Afternoon Swing - Five Dime Fellas EqualX - Gregory David Lilacs - [ocean jams] Older Now - Rospigg_mk2 #gcn #cycling #roadbike #gcnshow #gcninspiration #hackbodge #cyclingshorts #cyclingshow 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. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring the latest and greatest tech 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 Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: 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 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 @GCN Racing @Global Triathlon Network @GCN Italia @GCN en Espanol @GCN auf Deutsch @GCN en Francais @GCN Japan @GCN Training @Global Mountain Bike Network @GMBN Tech @Electric Mountain Bike Network

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