Podcast 2016 Episode 16 – Meta Birthdays

Podcast logoCan you believe it’s been four years since we started this crazy adventure of doing a podcast about women’s cycling? Sarah and Dan take a moment to celebrate how far women’s cycling has come in that time and to reminisce a little about how they got here. From that we launch fully into catching up on the racing from the Tour of ChongMing Island, Vuelta Feminin Costa Rica, Tour of the Gila, BMX World Cup, para-cycling, the latest from the Lotto Cycling Cup and more. It’s been an amazing week to witness the growth and globalisation of cycling, and we’re putting it all down to the birthday of the podcast.

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Things we talked about this week

This week’s racing

World Tour #7, Tour of ChongMing Island

Videos and photos


2016 BMX World Cup #3, Papendal

Preview show Qualifications show – Women’s Winning TT run – and full TT show

Women’s Main Event – and full main event show


Silver City Tour of the Gila

Full results and photo galleries on the race website, and lots of video clips and interviews on the race facebook – and more photos on Cyclingnews.


Vuelta Costa Rica

Results and general classification


Rabobank 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg, aka GP Marianne Vos


Lotto Cycling Cup #5, Trofee Maarten Wynants

Full results and photos on the Lotto Cycling Cup website


Paracycling Road World Cup #1, Pietermaritzburg
Video from the Time Trials and the Road Races – and photos from the competitionfull results on the UCI website.


Upcoming races

Tour of Zhoushan Island, 11-13th May, China

Copa Ciudad de Valencia, 11th May, Venezuela – follow all the Venezuelan races with the TfdV twitter hashtag and the Venezuelan Cycling Federation twitter

Copa Federacion Venezolana de Ciclismo Corre por la Vida, 12th May, Venezuela

NEA International Women’s Stage Race
, 13-15th May, Finland – there’ll be live streaming on the race website – Streams for Stage 1 and Sunday’s Stage 2

Gran Premio de Venezuela, 14th May, Venezuela

Grand Prix de Venezuela, 15th May, Venezuela

2016 Pan-American Road Championships, 19th-21st May, Venezuela

Amgen Tour of California, 19th-22nd May, USA – this will have some kind of live streaming, and we’ll tell you more about that nearer the time. Follow the race build up on their twitter, and with the #AmgenToC hashtag

Tour d’Occitanie, 20-25th May, France – there’ll be live streaming of this race too, and you can follow them on their twitter.

2016 Para-cycling Road World Cup #2, Ostend, 20th-22nd May, Belgium

2016 Cross Country MTB World Cup #2, Albstadt, 21st-22nd May, Germany – live streams will appear on Red Bull Bike nearer the time

SwissEver GP Cham-Hagendorn, 22nd May, Switzerland

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