Podcast #58: Rain? Wind? Cobbles? It must be classics season!

We look back on a bumper two weeks of racing dominated by the facial hair of John Degenkolb and Luca Paolini, and the emergence of Geraint Thomas as a major classics force.

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Volta a Catalunya review: Porte racks up another win

Richie Porte boxed mighty clever, never burnt his matches and, without ever winning a stage, picked up decisive bonus seconds to seize the leader’s jersey on Friday and hang oto it until the finish. It was a fiercely contested race decided by a handful of seconds. Alejandro Valverde and Domenico Pozzovivo rounded out the podium. Continue reading