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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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A great weekend for cycling in London

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year for cycling in London and this weekend promises to be a particularly fine one. First, there’s the finale of the Tour of Britain on Saturday. It’s running along the same … Continue reading

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The BBC’s new commitment to cycling?

In nearly as many months we’ve had coverage of the Tour of Britain and the World Championships. Has the BBC turned a corner and decided that cycling is worthy of inclusion in its schedules? Yes, the critics will argue that … Continue reading

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When the Tour of Britain rolled though…

So after my morning disaster I trotted down hoping to catch the back end of the women’s support race and, of course, managed to miss it. I did get there in time to watch the Bob Chicken London GP where … Continue reading

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The politics of coverage

Matt Seaton writes in today’s Guardian about his excitement at the coverage of the Tour of Britain (ToB) this week. I’m as excited as anyone by it and will be going down on Sunday armed with my microphone and camera … Continue reading

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