Internet reacts to Dylan Groenewegen's 'aero beak' glasses

The Dutch sprinter hopes to fly like a bird in today's sprint stage - but what's the story behind those glasses?

Dylan Groenewegen new aero beak sunglasses
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Cycling technology has evolved dramatically over the past few decades, often throwing up some rather wierd and wonderful designs along the way - but this one has to take the cake. 

Part batman, part B2-Bomber, Dylan Groenewegen's new shades are taking innovation - and memes - to new heights with a new contraption covering his nose, courtesy of Team Jayco–AlUla's glasses sponsor Scicon.

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Joe Baker
Tech Writer

Joe is Cycling Weekly's tech writer. He's always had a love for bikes, since first riding a two wheeled steed before the age of four. Years down the line, Joe began racing at 16, and enjoyed great experiences internationally, racing in Italy, Spain and Belgium to name a few locations. Always interested in tech, Joe even piloted his Frankenstein hill climb bike to a Junior National Title in 2018.  After taking a step back from elite level racing in April 2022, Joe joined our team as a freelancer, before becoming Tech Writer in May 2023.