G’day team! This week Sarah and Dan actually aren’t rushing around between different job things and have time to talk about the Prudential Ride London (where Sarah commentated!), Sparkassen Giro, the Para-cycling World Cup and MTB World Cup. There’s also discussion of wolves and trolls! Don’t forget to check further down the page for HEAPS of videos from the week. (50:41 MIN / 48.66 MB)
Things we talked about
This week’s racing
Photos on the race website, and on British Cycling’s flickr. Full results. Lots of race reports from the UCI, Cycling Australia, USA Paralympics, Dutch Federation, British Cycling, Sportswomen.ie, Cycling Ireland, Cycling Canada, Paralympics New Zealand facebook, and German Para-cycling facebook,
Aussie tricyclist Carol Cook’s great blogs about her ITT win and her road race – and Cook’s video interview with H1 handcyclist Emilie Miller, on her first ever Para Worlds. Video highlights about the New Zealand team, and from the UCI, including a profile of Megan Fisher (there’s another profile video here, of Alex Zenardi)
USA rider Heather Fischer’s blog about racing La Course and Ride London with Matrix Procycling.
Our thoughts are with the friends, family and team mates of Chiara Pierobon, who died during the journey to the race, aged just 22.
SO much media, MTB is wonderful! Highlights from the Vélirium organisers
Claudio Caluori’s video GoPro race preview on Red Bull Bike. Highlights from the UCI:
- Trackwalk – photos on Dirt MTB
- Practice – video on Red Bull Bike and photos on Dirt MTB
- Qualifying – video on Red Bull Bike, video and photos on Dirt MTB
Team video from MS Mondraker, with Emmeline Ragot
British Circuit Race Championships 2015
More things we liked
Emma Johansson signs to Wiggle Honda – and here’s her blog explaining about why she’s signed a 2 year contract when she’s giving up racing after the Rio Olympics – sounds awesome! And an interview from VoxWomen:
Rochelle Gilmore‘s rollers party trick, at Ride London (Sarah did wonder how cyclists discover this sort of thing, but then she remembered the climbing games people played when she was an outdoor activity instructor..)
European Junior & u23 Road Championships, 6th-9th August – Races will be streamed live on the UEC website – here’s the programme, all timings are in EEST, which is 1 hour ahead of Euro CEST, 2 ahead of UK BST, 7 hours ahead of N American EDT and 7 hours behind Aussie AEDT. Follow the competition live on twitter with the #EuroRoad15 hashtag, and the UEC Cycling account.
Windham 2015 Downhill & Cross Country MTB World Cup, 6th-9th August. Watch the races live on Red Bull tv via these links: Women’s & Men’s DH, 8th August, and women’s XCo, 9th August.
Route de France, 9th-15th August
Ladies Tour of Norway, 15th-16th August
Open de Suède Vårgårda Road World Cups – TTT on 21st August and Road Race 23rd August (live! We’ll update you with how to watch!)