VeloVoices Podcast 191: The one with the Jack Daniels Pulled Pork

There’s a full house round the VeloVoices table as Kathi, Midge, Luke, Issie and Euan get together to look at the recent racing and preview the first Grand Tour of the year.

  • Remco Remcoed, Midge picks over Liege-Bastogne-Liege
  • Throwback time at the Tour of the Alps with Romain Bardet winning and Thibaut Pinot not winning, then also winning
  • The beautiful Giro d’Italia is on the way, we pick out our riders to watch
  • Also on the Giro, Kathi gives you the definitive guide as to which days you should be working from home so as not to miss the big action

The cycling chat has to fit in around talk of grocery deliveries, office disruptions and hen parties*

*If you are listening outside the UK, Issie does provide a translation

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Tweets of the Week 2022 : Redemptions, heroes and goats rejoicing!

It was an emotional rollercoaster of a week – from Thibaut Pinot being pipped at the finish one day to taking a stage win the next day in Tour of the Alps to Romain Bardet sacrificing his chances at LBL to help a seriously injured Julian Alaphilippe. We also have the newest LBL victor and an Ardennes legend who has ridden his final spring classic. Plus a few old friends in the gruppetto. Go!

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Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2022 : Evenepoel victorious on his La Doyenne debut

Hold the front page! Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl’s lacklustre spring campaign regained it’s sparkle as Remco Evenepoel claimed La Doyenne on his race debut. The 22 year-old made his bid with a ferocious attack at the summit of La Redoute with 29km to go. No one could hold his wheel for long enough, no one could organise an effective chase and no one could stop the inevitable solo victory. Quentin Hermans, yes you read that right!!!! , took the sprint for 2nd place for the effervescent Intermarche-Wanty-Gobert, with the man-who-refused-to-stay-dropped – Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) – claiming third step on the all Belgian podium. An awful high speed crash with 60km to go left many riders with their race ambitions in tatters and a heavy fall  for world champion Julian Alaphilippe.

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