Category Archives: Listening

Podcast episode 6 – Women’s Tour and Giro 2014

Between here and the third week of July, it’s hard to think of a more interesting and exciting week in the sport of professional cycling, to use a classic Sherwenism. The inaugural Women’s Tour and the Giro d’Italia are both up for discussion. Is this the start of something big for women’s cycling? Can the Giro defy expectations yet again? Continue reading

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Podcast Episode 5 – Just in time for Paris-Roubaix

After too much coffee and – appropriately enough – a Belgian bun, I rattle though some choice morsels in episode 5 of the eternally delayed and somewhat infrequent Chasing Wheels podcast: Paris-Roubaix, betting, Women’s World Cup coverage, Fleche Wallonne coverage, Contador back on form, and Great Britain gets ready to stand by its roadsides. Continue reading

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10 things to be excited about in cycling in 2014

There’s plenty to look forward to in 2014, including the possibility of this podcast happening more than last year. So here’s a run down of ten things, in no particular order, that you should be looking forward to in cycling this year. Continue reading

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Episode 3: At last there’s racing to talk about!

Track Worlds reviewed; Het Nieuwsblad in brief; RCS starts a revival in Rome; World Series Cycling, will it never go away?; Truth and Reconsiliation, what does it really mean?; The UCI’s secret life as a Russian doll; Death on the public highway in Central London – the solutions are obvious. Continue reading

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Episode 2: The Qatar is operational!

Farewell Sandro Carrea; Nicole Cooke retires; Wiggle Honda – new teams, great, but what about the infrastructure?; Tour of Qatar – Al-Jazeera runs women’s race live, so why is it so difficult for others?; Yet another chance to talk about Lance Armstrong; Parliamentary Inquiry – will it get Britain cycling or put it on the wrong path? Continue reading

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Episode 1: New year, new podcast

For your listening pleasure: A change of kit for teams and riders, some more significant than others; More races fold, organisers follow the money to Arabia – The Tour of Qatar, more interesting than you think; Armstrong, in brief, very brief; Why I’m excited about MTN-Qhubeka and their Algerian hardman; Commuting, casual riding, whatever – are there more of them out there already? Continue reading

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Racing Through The Dark – David Millar interview

An interview with David Millar from June 2011 about his book, Racing Through the Dark: The Fall and Rise of David Millar, which charts his career up to his return to the sport after his doping ban. We discuss his own career, doping and what the future holds for cycling. Continue reading

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Recommended cycling podcasts: Bike Show, Real Peloton, Velocast

Inspired by Owen Philipson’s podcast reviews I thought I’d post up some of my recommended listens. At the moment there’s only three cycling podcasts that I listen to with any regularity: The Bike Show from Resonance FM, Real Peloton and … Continue reading

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