Video: 10 ways pro cycling differs from other pro sports

Posted on: September 12th, 2016

Pro cyclists compete for much longer and battle on through the kind of injuries that would stop most other sports. But the pro game is totally different to other pro sports in a huge number of other ways.


We’ve brought you pieces in recent months outlining the 10 best things about being a pro bike rider and the 10 worst aspects of earning your living through this sport.

But the clip below outlines the many ways pro cycling differs from other pro sports.

You’ll undoubtedly guess some of the points; like riding while very badly injured and competing for much longer than athletes in other pro sports.

But there are a few gems in here that you won’t have predicted.

And when you think about it, there really is no other sport quite like pro bike racing for many, many reasons.


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