VeloVoices Podcast 208: Ineos at the Zubeldia GC School

Kathi, Midge, Luke and Euan fire up Tour de France mission control at VeloVoices Towers and pull apart a cracking week of racing. We look at Pog v Jonas, who’s the best and what they heck are their tactics all about? Are Ineos a new brighter presence in the peloton or a second rate Movistar? A cunning plan to get David Gaudu onto the podium and an in-depth retrospective of Rui Costa‘s last Tour de France win.

Catch up on our Tour Moments of Joy here

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 10 – Sheer Chaos

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 10 – Pello Pello Pello

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 12 – Head Versus Heart

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 13 – Kwiat crushes on Grand Colombier

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 14 – A moment for Adrien Petit

Tour Moments of Joy: Stage 15 – Attaque de Marc Soler

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Giro 2017 Stage 11: A first for Fraile, Dumoulin stays in pink

Today’s cracking stage proves that long descents can be just as exciting as long ascents. Omar Fraile (Team Dimension Data) won the stage after a spectacular breakaway effort which saw him regularly pinging off the front only to be pulled back again. But his persistence paid off. Attacked over the final climb, he had enough left in the legs to win the four-man sprint for the finish. The GC remains largely unchanged with Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) still wearing the maglia rosa. Messrs Thomas, Kruijswijk and van Garderen had another bad day at the office, and lost further time. 

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