VeloVoices Podcast 163: Plan B, plan C, plan for jackets, plan for small horses

Kathi, Midge and Euan get together after a week of two simultaneous grand tours and try to have coherent thoughts!

  • Have Ineos really reinvented cycling to win the Giro? (clue: no)
  • Sunweb and Quickstep impress the hell out of us.
  • How hard is it to put on a jacket?
  • What next for the “old-timers”?
  • Can the Vuelta get any more nuts?

From Jai to Joao and from Hugh Carthy to horses, we manage to cover it all* as the action moved between Italy and Spain.

*we maybe spent about ten seconds discussing the actual winner of the Giro.

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Reviews

You’re race reviews are here:

Giro d’Italia:

Stage 16

Stage 17

Stage 18

Stage 19

Stage 20

Stage 21

Vuelta a Espana:

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

Stage 5

Stage 6

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