VeloVoices Podcast 206: Pog Races His Bike Like A 6-Year-Old Plays Football

Kathi, Midge, Luke, and Euan are back back back! The 2023 Tour de France is off to a fierce start and they have things to say:

  • What are UAE playing at?
  • Is there Jumbo-Visma beef?
  • Can Mark Cavendish win his 35th stage?
  • Why is the new green jersey so bad?

Plus the joy of Yates vs Yates action, Cofidis ending their 15 year stage win drought and can an American really hold on to the polka dots for three weeks?

Catch up on our Tour Moments of Joy here

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 1 – Lafay Lights it UP

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 1 – Cooler than Cool

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 2 – Cofidis finally pop the champagne cork

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Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 2 – Cofidis finally pop the champagne cork

Listen, when I wrote, “Surely that longed for Tour de France victory for Cofidis can’t be far away” in yesterday’s post, I didn’t expect it to happen TODAY! As if that wasn’t joyous enough, the rider to put his arms in the air was none other than the bullish Victor Lafay. Oui mon amis, Le jour de gloire est MOST DEFINITELY arrivé.  Stand by for Midge’s moment.

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Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 7 – Jesus Herrada takes the day for Cofidis

Jesus Herrada of The Mighty Cofidis won stage 7 of the Vuelta a Espana and we are jumping happy about it. Smartest and coolest of the quintet of breakaway riders, the Spaniard timed his sprint surge to perfection to edge out Samuele Battistella (Astana Qazaqstan) and Bahrain Victorious’ Fred Wright. Sam Bennett (BORA-hansgrohe) took the peloton sprint despite concerted efforts by Trek-Segafredo to drop him on the only climb of the day. The GC remains the same ahead of a weekend in Asturias.

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