Podcast 2016, Episode 15- In Real Life

Podcast logoIt’s been four years in the making but this week’s podcast is possibly the most special of them all so far for the simple reason that for the very first time Sarah and Dan are recording in real life, together in the same room. Is this the episode in which someone is murdered? Is this the episode in which bickering and fighting ends the whole project? Or do we simply discuss the Tour de Yorkshire, GP Elsy Jacobs, Gracia Orlova, the forthcoming para-cycling and a bunch of cool cycling events? The only way to find out is to press play and enjoy the ride! (1:00:53 MIN / 00.0MB)

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Things we talked about this week included…

This week’s racing

The Asda Tour de Yorkshire

Make sure you all follow the wonderful Matt Stephens, Eurosport commentator extraordinaire!

Full results – and photos on the race website.



Photos of the race from Bell x one, and from Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3, and Stage 4 on Canyon-SRAM’s facebook – and reports from Cycling Australia and Alé-Cipollini.

Full results


Festival Elsy Jacobs

There are video clips and photos from Stage 1 and Stage 2 here from RTL.lu – and Stage 1 interview:

Full results and photos on the race website – and photos from Vélofocus.


More things we talked about

Sarah’s been podcasting!  Interview with the Adventure Syndicate’s Emily Chappell and Lee Craigie, on their mission to inspire and engage women in cycling, and the long version of Sarah being interviewed for the Patreon podcast, about cycling, her work, and what Patreon has meant to her, is now up too.  (Support Sarah’s Patreon here)


Mini-film on Jeanne d’Arc Girubuntu, of Rwanda


Are you in a cycling club that’s near the Aviva Women’s Tour route?  They’re looking for volunteers, and have a great package of rewards for local clubs.

And another SweetSpot race (series!), the Matrix GP women’s race series at the Tour Series, starts on 17th May – and if you would like to book the excellent hospitality packages, which give you free food, alcohol, and a place to watch the race out of the rain, podcast listeners/blog readers can get £5 off with the code PROWOMENSCYCLING at the hospitality pages.


Australian Para-cyclist Carol Cooke talks about her MS, cycling, and change:


Upcoming racing

Silver City Tour of the Gila, USA, 4th-8th May – follow their excellent race twitter.

Vuelta Costa Rica, 5th-8th May

Women’s World Tour #7 Tour of ChongMing Island, 6-8th May – how to follow the racing (and maybe watch too)

Para-cycling 2016 Road World Cup #1, Pietermaritzburghow to follow the racing – including links to the livestreams.

BMX Supercross World Cup Papaendal, 6-8th May – links to the livestreams for the preview show, on 6th May,  Qualifications and Time Trials on 7th, and Superfinals on the 8th.

Rabobank 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg, 7th May – part of the Marianne Vos Cycling Festival

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