VeloVoices Podcast 165: Cool heads and Movistar madness

Kathi, Midge, Luke and Euan gather again at VeloVoices Towers to look back the final week of the 2020 Vuelta.

We discuss:

  • An appreciation of time trials
  • A change at the top of FDJ
  • The man who never looks back
  • The wonkiness of the 2020 season
  • Cross is a-comin’

It’s a full-on celebration of the very last cycling action of the year as we squeeze every last drop out of the racing while we can.

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Reviews

Your Vuelta race reviews are here:

Stage 13

Stage 14

Stage 15

Stage 16

Stage 17

Stage 18

Vuelta Tweets of the Week : Carthyisms, Elfin Roglic, TdF2021 (yes really)

Vuelta a Espana 2020: Stage 14 – Wellens doubles his Vuelta haul

After the high drama of the Angliru and yesterday’s time trial, the Vuelta’s stage 14 turned the excitement dial down a notch. The main break of the day stayed away to content the win with Tim Wellens of Lotto-Soudal pipping Michael Woods (EF) to the line and getting his second win of this Vuelta. QuickStep’s Zdenek Stybar rounded out the podium in Ourense. All the main GC contenders rolled in together nearly four minutes behind, meaning Primoz Roglic (Jumbo) easily holds on to the race lead.

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VeloVoices Podcast 164: Let it go, let it go, it was four blooming years ago

Kathi, Midge, Luke and Euan gather again at Velovoices Towers to look back on the second week of the Vuelta.

From Movistar’s extreme effort to shop steward Chris Froome we pick apart the race.

  • Kathi’s full of reverence for Roglic
  • Luke has virtual hugs for Hugh Carthy
  • Midge is Gaga for Gaudu
  • And Euan just adores the Angliru

Plus, in nostalgia corner, Kathi brings up a 4 year old beef that time has not healed.

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Reviews

Your Vuelta race reviews are here:

Stage 7

Stage 8

Stage 9

Stage 10

Stage 11

Stage 12