VeloVoices Podcast 132: Awards 2018 – Potato-filled with a dollop of Danes

It’s time to reveal the winners of the 2018 VeloVoices Awards. Your favourite races, riders, stories and moments from an epic cycling season. Luke, Kathi, Midge and Euan don their gladrags and open the envelopes. Is the finish of stage 4 of the Dubai Tour better than Milan-Sanremo’s? Has Floortje Mackaij got better locks than Daniel Oss? And who wins the coveted Rider of the Year awards? We might be a little rusty getting back into podcasting after a long break but we had fun – hopefully you can hear the results over the laughter …

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Christmas Gift Guide 2018 : Give a little bit – cycling charities

I think most of us would agree that cycling has a lot of benefits – physical, mental, financial – and that riding a bike gives a person a certain autonomy, a freedom to come and go as you please – a self reliance. So my Christmas gift guide this year is dedicated to charities and non-profits that help make cycling accessible for those whose lives could significantly change by having two wheels to set them on their way. Give once, give regularly, volunteer or even just find your own way to spread the velolove where it’s needed most. Any way you want to do it, giving back is the best gift you can give.  Continue reading

VeloVoices Awards 2018: Lifetime Achievement

There’s a sad sort of clanking from the clock in the hall at VeloVoices Towers, which regretfully tells us it’s time to bid farewell, so long and adieu to some peloton favourites. Here is our list of nominees for the lifetime achievement award and it’s chock-full of deserving candidates and persuasive arguments. And one very, very controversial outlier. Vote now – and if you think we’ve missed someone off, write them in!

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