Podcast 2016 Episode 10 – This Week in HTFU

Podcast logoThis week’s episode is an epic one. I’m not gonna lie, Sarah and I are ridiculously excited about the news leading up to the Ronde van Vlaanderen this weekend. It’s going to be amazing. Before we get into that though we catch up on everything Gent Wevelgem! There’s the Pajot Hills Classic, the first round of the Enduro World Series (from Chile!) some BMX and whole load of other interesting bits and pieces from around the web. We also have a new pinnacle of HTFU to present and some more great news about prizemoney (and all the ways in which that’s fantastic too)! We’ve got some great rider blogs and a heap of new videos to check out below as well! (1:08:59 MIN / 63.0 MB)

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Things we talked about this week

Make sure you watch the Ronde van Vlaanderen on Sunday.

This week’s racing

Women’s World Tour #4 – Gent-Wevelgem

Collection of videos, photos and links.


Pajot Hills Classic

Photo gallery on Ella Cycling Tips and on Rabo-Liv’s website – and full results.


2016 BMX Supercross #1, Santiago del Estero

The full videos of the season intro show, Qualifications, Time Trials and the Main Event – and the winning runs:

Mariana Pajón and Caroline Buchanan both do some great things off the bike – check out Buchanan Next Gen support for BMX riders – and Pajón’s Foundation to help children and young people in Colombia realise their dreams and ambitions.


2016 Enduro World Series #1, 26-27th March, Corral, Chile

Photo galleries on the EWS website, and Day 1 and Day 2 on Pinkbike.  Videos from the race, and full results.


Grand Prix des Fleurs (Memorial Damien Yzerbyt)

This is a national-level race, but we have video!  Full results.


Other things we talked about this week

Poor Trixi Worrack had to have a kidney removed (Ella Cycling Tips) after crashing in the Trofeo Binda – but she’s hoping to come back to racing (German interview).  Heal fast, Trixi.  We loved this quote:


Nettie Edmondson‘s fantastic blog about her Track World Championships.  Sarah’s added more videos to her collections from the 2016 Para-cycling Track World Championships and the able-bodied 2016 Track World Champs, including Nettie in the omnium.


Emma Pooley will be back on the road this year, guest-riding for Lotto-Soudal.


The latest salvo in the British prize money arms race – the Prudential Ride London GP‘s €100,000 prize pot.


Ella Cycling Tips opinion piece on “podium boys” at races. Also:


Teaser for the Ovarian Psycos film – and gallery and article about them on Dazed – check out their website too:


GT team video from Crankworx Rotorua


Tracy Moseley‘s Trek Remedy 29 bike for Enduro MTB


Upcoming racing

Vuelta Feminil Internacional, 2-3rd April, Mexico

Enduro World Series #2, Cerro Catedral, 2-3rd April, Argentina

Ronde van Vlaanderen, 3rd April, Belgium, Women’s World Tour #5 – the last 50km will be streamed live, with English commentary too – Sarah’s guide to following the race.

GP de Dottignies, 4th April, Belgium, Lotto Cycling Cup #3

Energiewacht Tour and Junior Energiewacht Tour, 6-10th April, Netherlands – Sarah will be at the race as part of the media team – come back nearer the time for guide to following the race.

Redlands Bicycle Classic, 6-10th April, USA – this is a national level race, but the women and men will be streamed live – again, there’ll be more details nearer the time.

Women’s Tour of Thailand, 8-10th April

2016 Downhill MTB World Cup #1, Lourdes, 10th April, France – this will be streamed live on Red Bull TV

Sarah’s guide to races we can watch live in April, and how to follow the other road races.


As always, Sarah is funded to do her cycling work, including podcasts and pulling together all the links posts, thanks to her Patreon Supporters – you can join them from as little as £1.50/€2/$2 a month, all the information is over here.

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