How Good Would Merckx Be In 2020? | GCN Show Ep.372

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This week we’re asking if Eddy Merckx would be just as dominant in 2020 as he was when he was a pro, we’ve also got a new TV series from Chris Hoy, gold wheels, big news for our racing coverage in the GCN app, and the GCN Bike festival DJ line up as well as much more! Join us as we cover the week’s news, look at your inspirational photos, hacks and bodges and announce the Sufferfest competition winner!

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Music – licensed by Epidemic Sound:
ES_Octagonic – Luwaks.wav
ES_Bigtooth Aspen – Martin Gauffin.wav
ES_Afternoon Swing – Five Dime Fellas.wav
ES_Fluttering – Clarence Reed.mp3
ES_Maiden Flight – Isaac Larson.mp3
ES_Summer Trip – Felix Johansson Carne.mp3

Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto /
1 By Anders via Flickr Creative Commons CC BY-ND 2.0 [
2 By Anders via Flickr Creative Commons CC BY-ND 2.0 [
3 By Nationaal Archief – cut from Joop Zoetemelk en Eddy Merckx schudden elkaar de hand/ Joop Zoetemelk en Eddy Merckx shaking hands, No restrictions,
4 By Peters, Hans / Anefo – [1] Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (Anefo), 1945-1989 Access number: 2.24.01.05 File number: 927-8337, CC0,
5 By Jean-Pierre Bazard Jpbazard – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
6 By Fotograaf Onbekend / Anefo – [1] Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (Anefo), 1945-1989 Access number: 2.24.01.05 File number: 924-6832, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl,
7 By Ged Carroll from Hong Kong mostly, HKSAR – Vintage racing bike used by Eddy Merckx, CC BY 2.0,
8 By Verhoeff, Bert / Anefo – [1], Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANeFo), 1945-1989, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl,

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