Podcast 2017 Episode 6 – Always Park For a Getaway

cropped-podcast-logo.jpgThis week we catch up on the opening races of the classics season. The Omloops (het Nieuwsblad and van het Hageland aka Tielt-Winge), and Le Samyn des Dames. It’s been a great opening to European racing with diverse pelotons and results! There’s a lot to unpack and enjoy, there’s also track racing to catch up on and some other news from around the traps. Remember to park for a clean getaway and then settle in for a hell of a listen. (1:32:02 MIN / 84.26 MB)

 

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Things we talked about this week included

This week’s racing

Videos and media from the Omloop het Nieuwsblad and the Omloop van het Hageland

Le Samyn des Dames

Full results and race report from Cyclingnews.

Team reports from Cylance Procycling, Boels Dolmans, with their really excellent quote about underestimating Gutierrez (and their photo gallery), and Canyon-SRAM – with gallery.

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Los Angeles Track World Cup

Highlights and UCI stream of live racing and highlights (you may need a VPN)

Full results on Tissot Timing – photos on Cyclingnews and Cycling Tips.  Plus there was this…

 

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Other things we saw this week

The Route de France has been cancelled – report on Ella Cycling Tips.

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Jess Varnish talks about British Cycling‘s willingness to be transparent (or not) – and more British Cycling woes about the various reports, including Sport England talking about a lack of transparency, and more on the current review.

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We love this blog:  “I’ll do anything for free kit, but I won’t do that“.

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Ella Cycling Tips’ feature on Jude Gerace of Sugar Wheel Works.

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Two things from SweetSpot – some excellent stats on their launch of the 2017 Women’s Tour (showing how useful fan engagement is). And the Matrix GP series at the UK Tour Series of Crits has been launched:

tourseries

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More great UCI promos for the Women’s WorldTour:

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Upcoming racing

 

To keep up with the road racing that will be shown live in 2017, bookmark Sarah’s collection of races we can watch this year.

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If you want to talk to us about anything in this week’s podcast, or women’s cycling in general, leave us a comment, below, or tweet us: Sarah is @PWCycling and Dan is @DanWOfficial.

Big thanks to all of Sarah’s Patreon supporters, who fund her to do all her women’s cycling work, including these round-up posts. You can join them here!

 

 

 

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