These women can! With the help of Scott from Velocast, we’ve put together five great women’s race finishes for your consideration. If you think we missed one that should win, write it in!
In our 101st episode , Kathi, Midge and Chris dig into the heart of the cobbled classics season with discussions about Gent-Wevelegem, 3 Days of De Panne, and the Ronde van Vlaanderen. We also discuss Peter Sagan’s rash caused by a bad case of the Terpstras.
The twists and turns of this season just keep coming. Coryn Rivera (Sunweb) took the biggest win of her career – and became the first American to win Ronde Van Vlaanderen – by being part of a chase group that caught the break in the final kilometre to set up a tight bunch sprint for the line. And Belgian national champion Philippe Gilbert (Quick Step Floors) did the opposite – finding himself with a gap on the crest of the Oude Kwaremont 55km from the finish, he set out on an impossible dream that led to the reality of one of the most thrilling solo wins in the race’s history.