Podcast 2015 Episode 25 – Sarah Loves a Premature Celebration

Podcast logoG’day team, this week we catch up on the last World Cup race in Plouay! We also find out how the rest of the Trophee d’Or went and we discuss a bunch of news and announcements from teams, riders and the UCI. There’s a heap of great videos down below and a lot of exciting stuff. Sit back, crack a cold one and ignore the other commuters on the bus/train, and enjoy! (1:00:51 MIN / 58.43 MB)


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Things we talked about this week

This week’s racing

Trophée d’Or

Videos from Stage 2 and Stage 3, which we talked about last week.

Stage 4 – with a premature celebration! Photos and results,

Stage 5 photos and results, and the final General Classification results.

GP de Plouay Road World Cup

All the videos and race reports etc are over here – this was one of the very best races of the season, WOW!


Other things we saw this week

Dan loved this video


Annemiek van Vleuten is back on her bike after her horrible accident – she talks about it:


We were wondering where Amy Pieters is transferring to since she’s leaving Liv-Plantur…  it’s Wiggle Honda!


Two riders have announced their retirement, which we’re sad –  Marijn de Vries – here’s her announcement (check out her amazing blog – Dutch and English) and Lucy Martin.  Here’s Lucy’s blog.


More UCI changes this week:

Talking of riders retiring… The UCI are offering scholarships for women to attend the Directeur Sportif course in Aigle, to try to get more women involved in DSing – in both sides of the sport.

And over in Cyclocross, the creation of a new u23 World Championships category., and a piece on Ella Cycling Tips. Here’s Marianne Vos’ response


USA rider Allie Dragoo talks about riding five disciplines


Tiffany Cromwell‘s video diary from her trip to Rio to preview the Olympic course


Upcoming racing

2015 MTB and Trials World Championships, Andorra, 1st-6th September – here’s what we can watch live, and how to follow the rest of the races.

Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Netherlands, 1st-6th September – follow the race live with their twitter and the #BRLT2015 hashtag.

Tour de l’Ardèche, France, 2nd-7th September – their twitter, which may or may not work this year.  Follow this and the BRLT with my list of live race tweeters.

Lotto Belgium Tour, 8th-11th September – check out their launch video and follow their twitter!

Giro della Toscana, Italy, 11th-13th September

Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta, 13th September

Chrono Champenois ITT, France, 13th September


2 thoughts on “Podcast 2015 Episode 25 – Sarah Loves a Premature Celebration

  1. Having seen Dan’s bike ballet video I need to brush up my bike handling skills. That’s just amazing! Thank you for sharing the link.

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