VeloVoices Podcast 204: Retirement Homes and High Escalators

Kathi, Midge, Luke, Issie and Euan are back, baby! They rattle through the pulsating opening action of 2023, including:

  • Everything that’s changed since we last spoke
  • The battle of the big three in the spring classics
  • The tussle for stage race supremacy
  • And where can you get good French toast?

Issie reports on her trip to see Paris-Roubaix where she encountered everyone from Tom Dumoulin to large Belgian families. Also, if you’ve yet to hear about the Denver Disruptors, the Miami Blazers and Team George’s Cycles then you are in for a treat.

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VeloVoices Podcast 203: You can only beat who’s there

Kathi, Midge, Luke, Issie and Euan pull apart the 2022 Vuelta action:

  • Tributes to Remco but will he win another?
  • What the hell were Jumbo Visma thinking?
  • Who was our most exciting rider of the race?
  • And was this Vuelta a little lacking?

Plus, did you know Remco is a man of many tears? And a look ahead to World Championships with your VeloVoices Guide To The Gong.

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Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 16 – Mads takes stage, but Rog chaos talk of the day

Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 17 – Rigoberto Uran takes thriller of a breakaway win

Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 18 – Remco claims his mountain stage

Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 19 – Mads makes it three

Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 20 – Happy Tears for Remco, Three Cheers for Carapaz

Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 21 – Molano leads out his own win, Remco takes overall

Vuelta a Espana 2022 : Stage 19 – Mads makes it three

Mads Pedersen took his triptych of victories on Stage 19 of The Vuelta a Espana and there was nothing anyone could do do about it. Trek-Segafredo announced their plan to take the stage at the start of the day, and boy did they deliver. They controlled the breakaway, ensured their man in the green jersey survived the two climbs and then delivered him perfectly with a glorious lead out. From the minute he swung out of the slipstream of Miles Scotson (Groupama-FDJ), there was never a doubt who would cross the line first. Bahrain Victorious’ Fred Wright rode superbly but just could not get past the Dane, he pipped fast finishing Gianni Vermeersch (Alpecin-Deceuninck) to second on the day. There was no change in the GC, but Primoz Roglic had plenty to say in a Jumbo-Visma press release.

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