Alright, this week’s exciting because we’ve kicked off the voting for the Social Media Jersey, but don’t worry, there’s still time for you to donate!
Among other highlights of the show, I don’t edit out my rant about haircuts, Sarah explains how a Frenchman discovers women can ride bikes and I give really bad job and relationship advice. We also talk about l’Ardeche and Brain Wash before previewing the worlds TTT and ITT favourites.
This one’s pretty fast and sweet. (39.08 MIN / 37.57 MB)
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Things we talk about this week:
Stef Wyman‘s post on Cyclismas, The role of fans in women’s cycling (This is the one that describes Sarah as “British Super Dooper Über Massive Huge Slightly Barmey Snarky Passionate Sweary Wicked Awesome fan”!) – and check out how Stef’s team, Matrix-Prendas, do social media, it’s a great website.
UPDATE! Stef’s since written a post on his vision of #fanbackedwomensteam – click through and read it!
Marijn de Vries‘ blogs from the Tour de l’Ardèche:
UPDATE! We didn’t talk about this, but check out former pro Christophe Edaleine, who was Marijn’s DS for the week, blogging from his point of view of l’Ardèche – the same story as in Marijn’s blog, but from the other side!
Evelyn Stevens‘ blog post, World peace and happy babies, on overcoming her case of Dutch Anxiety at the Brainwash Ladies Tour
Specialized-lululemon‘s plans to raise $10,000 for Right to Play in Rwanda – and their donations page linked to the World TTT Championships
Meredith Miller’s Pretty in Pink fundraiser for breast cancer – and how to buy her Pink is the new fast t-shirt
The startlist for the World Championships from VeloFocus, with links to all the riders’ twitters and blogs
And finally, we didn’t talk about this, because we ran out of time, but we both really liked this, and recommend you read it…
Bridie O’Donnell‘s excellent blog, Confession Week, on her grandfather, and realisations about herself and cycling. It’s very powerful and honest