VeloVoices Podcast 209: Funky Buggies and Karma for D**ks

Kathi, Midge and Euan have made it to Paris and wrap up the 2023 edition of the Tour de France.

We run through a GC battle for the ages, until Pog cracked and Jonas took full advantage. Does Pog do too much in every way? We share our moments of joy from the race and the rare moments of #unjoy (looking’ at you Philipsen).

There’s Thibaut’s last hurrah, Giulio’s polka frenzy and the astonishing fact that Felix “the” Gall is NOT French!

Catch up on our Tour Moments of Joy here:

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 16 – Time Trials, What the Heck

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 17 – You Don’t Win Alone

Tour Moments of #UnJoy: Stage 17 – I’m Gone, I’m Dead

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 18 – The Quartet that Dared

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 19 – The eloquence of an emotional Matej Mohoric

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 20 – #CiccoPimpa

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 20 – Thibaut’s Final Magnificent Stomp at Le Tour

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 21 – Paris, Chaos, Meeus and Smiles

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Tour Tweets of the Week 2022 : All the feels and some immodest riding

Another bonkers week at the Tour de France – and we have it all and then some. From the always amazing Gruber galleries to the emotion-choked interviews and L’Equipe front pages to Pog amis, Rog love and Wout express. 

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Tour de France 2022 : Stage 15 – Philipsen sizzles to his first stage win

Stage 15, Tour de France 2022 – wowzers, what a stage! Scorching temperatures that melted the tarmac and an ungodly number of litres of water poured on the roads. Drama as riders crashed and opted to abandon to protect themselves long-term. Breakaways that flip-flopped from being doomed to having glimpses of hope. A sprint at the end. And all on a day where, with just 100km remaining, we all thought “it’s time for a nap, eh?”

Alpecin’s Jasper Philipsen salvaged the race for the team, winning his first Grand Tour stage, ahead of Jumbo’s Wout van Aert and Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo). Despite arriving battered and bruised, Jonas Vingegaard maintained the yellow jersey and nothing significant changed in the GC.

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