5 Signs You Might Need A Digital Detox From Cycling | GCN Show Ep.369

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The rise of exercise trackers, smart tech and GPS devices in sport has the surprising potential to not be beneficial for your cycling. A recent study has shown that people who use apps like Komoot and Instagram can develop obsessive tendencies. So this week on the GCN Show we’re asking whether you are somebody who needs a digital detox from your bike ride?

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