VeloVoices Podcast 117: A Roubaix to remember

The past two weeks of racing have been full gas – and we loved every minute of it … well, except for Euan, who took an Eeyore-like attitude towards a certain cobbled classic… With the welcome return of Panache and his Thomas De Gendt mancrush, the banter was electric as Midge went full-Dane, Kathi made wild yet compelling claims of Tom Boonen‘s hand in Peter Sagan‘s Roubaix win and Euan got downright effervescent over Itzulia.
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Tour of Flanders 2018 : Double Dutch solo wins

It is one of the most hallowed days of the cycling calendar – the Sunday of the Ronde van Vlaanderen. The 2018 men’s and women’s races had a lot in common. Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen attacked after the Kruisberg and came home with over a minute to spare, with Boels Dolmans teammate Amy Pieters and Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott Women) rounding out the podium. Later in the day, the Kruisberg proved the place for Niki Terpstra – also Dutch – to set up his own solo win (with the final blow on the Kwaremont), with Trek-Segafredo’s Mads Pedersen and Quick-Step’s returning champion Philip Gilbert standing either side with the Lidl champagne bottles.

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VeloVoices Awards 2017: Breakthrough Rider

Here are the riders we think had the year to put them on the peloton map. We have a future Grand Tour rider, a super sprinter, a few all-rounders – lots of new talent to watch in the next few seasons! But if you think of someone else who has finally broken through this year, you can write them in on the voting form!

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