Podcast 2017 Episode 32 – Transfers (and the BS of the Points System)

This week we dive right into all the latest news and updates on transfers. If you need to know which rider is going where, then this is the episode for you! (Unless they haven’t been confirmed yet, in which case, you probably still want this episode but you’ll have to learn to live with the fact that we can’t predict the future). Lots of interesting moves being made, with notable riders going to interesting teams; young up and comers joining the elite peloton; and a few eyebrow raisers too. (54:44 MIN / 50.12 MB)

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And you can find our favourite transfers list here at Cycling Fever.

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Podcast 2017 Episode 29 – Inverse Cobbles

This week we catch up on the racing in Spain and France with the Madrid Challenge and the Tour de l’Ardeche. We discuss what happened at the mountain bike world championships in Cairns, and we also get into the latest intrigue from Cycling Australia leading into the Road World Championships in Bergen. Speaking of which, racing in Bergen starts on Saturday! So we talk worlds, along with transfers and new team rumours. Heaps to discuss so let’s get to it! (1:02:07 MIN / 56.88 MB)

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Podcast 2017 Episode 25 – There’s No Rest for the Wonderful

This week we catch up on the Prudential Ride London GP, which was surprisingly held in London this year. We also cover the full results for Juniors, Under23s and the Elite Women at the European Championships in Denmark. We’ve got a great block of live races coming up with Vargarda and then the Ladies Tour of Norway, GP Plouay all coming up. There’s heaps to get across along with all the usual hilarity, swearing and awesomeness! (1:00:34 MIN / 55.47 MB)

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Podcast 2016 Episode 32 – And Some Need More Luck Than Others

Podcast logoThis week we preview the TTT, the ITT and the Road Races in Qatar for the Junior and Elite women (would it surprise you if we said there was controversy?). We also took a look at all the latest transfer news and who is confirmed to be going where for 2017.

Press play to enjoy the best World’s preview we’ve recorded today! (1:16:08 MIN / 69.72 MB)

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Podcast 2015 Episode 31 – Transference

Podcast logoWell team, there’s been a heap of confirmed signings along with some really interesting rumours as we head into the transfer season. In addition, there’s a bit of racing to catch up on and all sorts of cool and interesting things from around the web. Settle in and enjoy! (1:05:26 MIN / 62.94 MB)

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Things we talked about this week

We talked about transfers a lot – and we recommend the Cycling Fever transfer list for keeping up to date with what’s been announced, including rumours.  Big thanks as always to Peter van der Veen for all the work he does helping us keep up to date with all the women’s cycling news.

Last week’s racing

The Giro dell’Emilia

Full results and race reports from Wiggle Honda and Bigla.

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Shirt Week – Specialized-lululemon is no more – welcome Velocio-SRAM, and buy their kit!


So, we knew Specialized and lululemon were stepping back from title sponsoring, and only supporting one women’s team rather than two next year, but what was happening to the Specialized-lululemon team?  Today we’ve found out, it’s it’s super-exciting, as from 2015 they’ll be Velocio-SRAM.  SRAM are of course a very famous cycling brand, but Velocio.cc are really exciting in a different way – it’s team boss Kristy Scrymgeour‘s own clothing company.  And I’m very excited about getting to see the 2015 kit – and to be able to buy it!

They’ve got a special introductory price on the team kit bundle – click through to their new team shops for women and for men.  Here’s the kit…

…and here’s who’ll be wearing it – fantastic line-up, with super-climber Alena Amialiusik, up-and-coming Italian sprinter Barbara Guarischi, and Junior ITT World Champion Mieke Kröger joining double World Champion Lisa Brennauer, attack-queens Tiffany Cromwell and Trixi Worrack, and fun riders Elise Delzenne, Karol-Ann Canuel, Tayler Wiles and Loren RowneyRead all about it!

Thoughts on the 2014/15 transfer season (so far!) – Part 3, the future

I started a mini-series about the 2014-15 road transfer season, and I want to come back to it.  You can read the earlier parts here – Part 1, on how the announcements have been handled and Part 2 on the implications of “Super teams” – but I’ve also been thinking about what the 2014-15 transfer window might mean for the future.  If you need a reminder of what’s changing, I’ve got a transfer table over here on Podium Café.

What this means for 2016 and 2017

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