VeloVoices Podcast 172: Collecting frogs and conkers

Kathi, Midge, Luke and Euan gather round the table to pull apart the first week of Giro action.

  • We love the first time winners – all of ’em!!!
  • We love the wholesome riders like Taco van der Hoorn and Victor Lafay
  • We suspect a big name is heading for an almighty bonk
  • And share our love for giant pigs by the roadside… yes really

Come join us in Cofidis corner, FDJ corner, Wanty corner and mini-American corner too!

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Giro 2021 Tweets of the Week : Hot mess maps and Taco triumphs

Giro d’Italia 2021: Stage 1 – Ganna goes great guns and purrs into pink

Giro d’Italia 2021: Stage 2 – Merlier takes first sprint as the Giro remembers #WW108

Giro d’Italia 2021: Stage 3 – Taco! Taco! Taco! takes a tasty victory

Giro d’Italia 2021: Stage 4 – Dombrowski wins stage, De Marchi takes pink, GC shakes all about

Giro d’Italia 2021: Stage 5 – Ewan takes chaotic stage; Landa crashes out

Giro d’Italia 2021 : Stage 6 – Mader wins from chaos; Valter takes pink

Giro d’Italia 2021 : Stage 7 – Ewan fastest in the slowest stage ever

Giro d’Italia 2021 : Stage 8 – Victory for Lafay, Attila still the one on GC

Giro d’Italia 2021 : Stage 9 – Bernal’s muddy path to the stage and the maglia rosa

VeloVoices Podcast 171: Keep your butt on the saddle

Kathi, Midge, Luke and Euan gather round the table to discuss the recent races and look ahead to the Giro.

  • There’s a big fight about whether the Tour of Romandie was a good race or not
  • Pog and LouLou take their wins but can anyone remember how?
  • Which stages of the Giro should you make a point of watching?
  • And an honorary mention for Scarborough and Thomas Voeckler

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Tweets of the Week 2021 : Tufty-haired triumphs!

Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2021: Pogacar living the cycling dream!

Tweets of the Week 2021 : No photo finishes, please!

Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2021: Pogacar living the cycling dream!

In a thrilling, small group finale, aspiring Slovenian rapper Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) reigned victorious at Liège-Bastogne-Liège to snatch his first Monument victory. While this year’s conclusion of the race failed to be as jaw-dropping as the 2020 edition, much remained the same as Julian Alaphilippe found himself pipped at the finish for the second year in a row. Those of us who have been waiting for (David) Gaudu saw a promising result as the Frenchman delivered third. The Benjamin Button of Cycling™, Alejandro Valverde, finished fourth, while Canada’s Michael Woods (Israel Start-Up Nation) rounded out the group in fifth.

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