PxPixel
'Cycling causes impotence' gets TV airtime - BikeBiz

'Cycling causes impotence' gets TV airtime

In a peaktime Channel 4 medical documentary to be shown this evening, a bunch of male mountain bikers are used as guinea pigs to see if cycling causes erectile dysfunction and male infertility, a stick many use to beat cycling with.
Author:
Publish date:
full144_webillnesses.jpg

According to Singletrack magazine, members of the Birmingham Wheels Mountain Bike Club will be part of this week's Channel 4 Embarrassing Illnesses programme, to be aired at 8:30pm.

Channel 4 says: "Male fertility is on the agenda as a group of mountain bikers learn how their hobby could be doing them more harm than good. Sperm samples are supplied to Dr Jessen, with one shocking result."

'Cycling causes impotence' raises its ugly head on a frequent basis. Click here for a long article discussing the history of ED and cycling, and why cycling is often unfairly tarred with this particular brush.

The long article contains a video of the Singletrack publisher getting his wedding tackle wired for science, but don't let that put you off.

Featured Jobs

the cycle hub

Showroom Manager

The Cycle Hub I Dubai, United Arab Emirates I Competitive Package & Bonus I Date Published Tuesday 26th June 2018

Giant St Paul Logo

Bike Fitter / Sales Person

Giant St Pauls I City of London I Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience I Date Published Thursday 21st June 2018

CRC_Logo_620x349-1

Bike Technician

Chain Reaction Cycles I Ballyclare I Competitive Salary & Benefits Package I Date Published Monday 2nd July 2018

Canyon_Logo_1(1)

Brand Content Writer

Canyon Bicycles GmbH I Koblenz, Germany I Salary: Up to €38,000 I Date Published Tuesday 3rd July 2018

CRC_Logo_620x349-1

Retail Sales Advisor

Chain Reaction Cycles I Belfast I Competitive Salary & Benefits Package I Date Published Monday 2nd July 2018