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579: 2nd August 2022

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586: 9th August 2022
🇩🇰 Tour of Scandinavia begins with a familiar stage winner, 🇫🇷 Tour de l'Ain sees a maiden victory for a former show guest, and it's day one at 🇬🇧 National Junior & Youth Track Championships. © 2022
August 09, 2022
585: 8th August 2022 (Ian Field)
🗣 Interview - Ian Field: This week's latest feature-length chat is with the five-time National CX Champion discussing his fresh-eyed move to Belgium, being a sole GB representative at World Cups, and THAT day at Koppenbergcros. Ian chats to Peter, and the video they refer to early on is BPost Bank Trophy #2 Koppenbergcross 1-11-2013: © 2022
August 08, 2022
584: 7th August 2022 (Commonwealth Games)
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Commonwealth Games bring gold for Baker and Gate on a day where Rota, Doebel-Hickok, Cordon-Ragot and Campenaerts also celebrate victory. News from across two disciplines, seven countries and six events on today's microdose of pro cycling news. © 2022
August 07, 2022
583: 6th August 2022
Five races we cover today on your daily microdose of pro cycling news: final day at Vuelta a Burgos, PostNord WestSweden TTT, plus Sazka Tour, Volta a Portugal and the CIC Pyrenees Tour. © 2022
August 06, 2022
582: 5th August 2022
Some racing happened, or whatever. © 2022
August 05, 2022
581: 4th August 2022 (CWG TT)
Double delight for Australia on Time Trial day at 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Commonwealth Games with Brown and Dennis both grabbing gold. Sivakov gets sandbagged at 🇪🇸 Vuelta a Burgos but takes the GC lead. Uphill TT day at 🇵🇱 Tour de Pologne puts Hayter into the race lead, while 🇨🇿 Sazka Tour begins its four days in the Czech Republic. (Volta a Portugal's prologue and the third and final day of Tour of Uppsala both finished after we published - news from those tomorrow)  © 2022
August 04, 2022
580: 3rd August 2022
Utter f**king madness in the final kilometre at both 🇵🇱 Tour de Pologne (where Bauhaus notches his second win of the year) and at 🇪🇸 Vuelta a Burgos (where TJV take a surprising - to them - 1-2-3). © 2022
August 03, 2022
579: 2nd August 2022
🇵🇱 Tour de Pologne finishes in minor chaos, but the GC boys remain unscathed after Alpecin-Deceuninck head home early due to positive tests. We catch-up with the final day on the track at 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Commonwealth Games, while 🇪🇸 Vuelta a Burgos gets underway in northern Spain. © 2022
August 02, 2022
578: 1st August 2022 (Daniel Lloyd)
🗣 Interview - Daniel Lloyd: Our latest feature-length chat is with former World Tour pro with Garmin-Cérvelo and lead presenter at GCN, Dan Lloyd. He talks to Peter about his career highlights on and off the bike, and moving into the world of cycling journalism and media. © 2022
August 01, 2022
577: 31st July 2022 (TDFF 8)
🇫🇷 Tour de France Femmes 2022: Final day of TDFF sees AVV conquer Les Super Planche in yellow, and seal a Giro-Tour double. Five medal events at day three of 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Commonwealth Games, plus the usual round-up from BMX Worlds, MTB World Cup, and one-day and stage-race road action. © 2022
July 31, 2022
576: 30th July 2022 (TDFF 7)
🇫🇷 Tour de France Femmes 2022: AVV goes nuclear and takes-off with 60km+ to go, and leaves everyone staring at their stems in disbelief. Into the maillot jaune and taking over a 3-minute lead into tomorrow's race finish atop La Super Planche des Belles Filles. Four medals on day two at 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Commonwealth Games, Evenepoel does Evenepoel things at 🇪🇸 San Sebastián Klasikoa, and Big Boij Kooij bags the opening stage win of 🇵🇱 Tour de Pologne. © 2022
July 30, 2022
575: 29th July 2022 (TDFF 6)
🇫🇷 Tour de France Femmes 2022: Marianne Vos creates history as the first maillot jaune wearer to win a TDFF stage as the bunch catch the break late on. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Commonwealth Games begin with six medal races on the track, and we round-up the rest of the day's action.  © 2022
July 29, 2022
574: 28th July 2022 (Waffle #22)
🗣 Waffle #22: After a round-up of the day's news and results, the gang dissect 🇫🇷 Tour de France - who dropped the ball, and who volleyed it home. Katy hosts, with Lena, Mathieu and Tom joining her at Castle Quicklink. • • • • © 2022
July 28, 2022
573: 27th July 2022 (TDFF 4)
🇫🇷 Tour de France Femmes 2022: Gravel can sod off. GC gang call a truce after many explode or erode on the dusty white roads in Champagne country, with Marlen Reusser escaping the madness to take a solo win. Rob Stannard wins 🇧🇪 Tour de Wallonie without taking a stage, plus there's a pile of news and minor racing action from across the world. © 2022
July 27, 2022
572: 26th July 2022 (TDFF 3)
🇫🇷 Tour de France Femmes 2022: A cracking third stage at TDFF sees a very popular winner, as AVV suffers from illness and her rivals take advantage in today's report by Peter (@PBXScribes). Elsewhere: Ballerini is the fastest finisher after spending all day in the break at 🇧🇪 Tour de Wallonie, and GB win TT gold and bronze at the 🇸🇰 European Youth Olympic Festival.  © 2022
July 26, 2022
571: 25th July 2022 (TDFF 2)
🇫🇷 Tour de France Femmes 2022: Vos takes the stage, yellow and green as crosswinds and crashes blow apart the bunch on stage two of TDFF. 🇧🇪 Tour de Wallonie sees a home win for Arnaud De Lie, and Simon Yates leads a BEX 1-2 at 🇪🇸 Villafranca-Ordiziako.  Stop Press: The B&B Hotels rider was Axel Laurence. © 2022
July 25, 2022
570: 24th July 2022 (TDFF 1 / Le Tour 21)
🇫🇷 Tour de France Femmes 2022: Outbound Lorena Wiebes continues to show she's the fastest sprinter with the strongest leadout team as the rider - heading to SD Worx - wins for DSM on the opening day of the inaugural ASO-backed, 8-day TDFF. Later in the day, Jasper Philipsen doubles-up on the Champs-Élysées. Elsewhere, the break stays away at 🇧🇪 Tour de Wallonie and we cover a dozen other races in your daily microdose of pro cycling action from tarmac, track and between the tapes.  © 2022
July 24, 2022
569: 23rd July 2022 (Le Tour 20)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage 20: WVA grabs his hat-trick of stage wins as TJV celebrate a 1-2 ahead of tomorrow's procession into Paris. Elsewhere, the World Champion is back to winning ways in Wallonie, and the National Road Series heads to the Isle of man. © 2022
July 23, 2022
568: 22nd July 2022 (Le Tour 19)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage 18: Mathieu (@cyclingwhatifs) is back to talk us through the day's action as France finally get their stage win. © 2022
July 22, 2022
567: 21st July 2022 (Le Tour 18)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage 18: Mathieu (@cyclingwhatifs) is in the hot seat to bring us the day's action as the race heads to the Hautacam, and press motos get in the way AGAIN. © 2022
July 21, 2022
566: 20th July 2022 (Le Tour 17)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage 17: Anna, Gray and Katy eventually get online together after several gin n' tonics to chat the final climb on today's stage from Saint-Gaudens to Peyragudes. Parental advisory and all that. © 2022
July 20, 2022
565: 19th July 2022 (Le Tour 16)
Tour de France Stage 16: Hugo. Boss. 🇨🇦
July 19, 2022
564: 18th July 2022 (Waffle #21)
🗣 Waffle #21: The gang are back on Le Tour's final rest day to discuss week two - Jumbo Visma's thrills and spills, a bit of Bling, French victories snatched away, and has Pogi cracked or does JV still have enough TJV? Gray brings you the day's headlines, before Lena hosts the roundtable chat with Peter and Will for company. • • • © 2022
July 18, 2022
563: 17th July 2022 (Le Tour 15)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Fifteen: French hearts broken 450m from the line as the wait for a home stage win continues, with Philipsen getting his maiden win after eight previous podium trips over the last two editions. Elsewhere, Wiebes bags her fourth win of the week at the 🇧🇪 Baloise Ladies Tour, plus news from Spain, Ireland, Hungary, Belgium, Slovakia, Canada, the Lancaster GP, Junior Itzulia, 🌍 UCI MTB World Cup action in Andorra, and 🇪🇺 European Jr/U23 Track Championships in Portugal.  © 2022
July 17, 2022
562: 16th July 2022 (Le Tour 14)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Fourteen: A day for the break, and #couchpeloton get to celebrate as Bling picks up his first Tour win in five years, as Jonas stays glued to Pogi with only Meintjes making a move up on GC. © 2022
July 16, 2022
561: 15th July 2022 (Le Tour 13)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Thirteen: Six go long, three lose the wheel, and Mads proves his sprinting chops upsetting your Canadian-British show host. Lena (@reathina) brings us the action from Le Tour, and Gray covers everything else. © 2022
July 15, 2022
560: 14th July 2022 (Le Tour 12)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Twelve: Bastille Day and Alpe d'Huez. Name a better couple... I'll wait. Lena (@reathina) brings us the action from the final day in the Alps, and Gray rattles through the rest as he's not at home. © 2022
July 14, 2022
559: 13th July 2022 (Le Tour 11)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Eleven: Pogačar is human after all, as Jumbo Visma crack the yellow jersey over the Galibier and Col de Granon. Action also gets underway at Baloise Ladies Tour, Valle d'Aosta, and the Valromey Tour. We also cover events in Canada, Sweden, Spain and Ireland too, get a bit drunk at Guildford, plus bring you the day's headlines. © 2022
July 13, 2022
558: 12th July 2022 (Le Tour 10)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Ten: A day in the Alps provides more fireworks on a day briefly interrupted by the climate protestor group Dernière Rénovation. Cort becomes king of another mountain, while Pogačar holds on to yellow by just eleven seconds after Kämna's day in the break. | © 2022
July 12, 2022
557: 11th July 2022 (Barnabás Peák)
🗣 Interview - Barnabás Peák: On the second TdF rest day, Peter chats to the two-time Hungarian national TT champion who rides for Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert. The pair chat Barney's experience at Il Giro, playing a part in Biniam Ghirmay's win, and his goals for the rest of the season. © 2022
July 11, 2022
556: 10th July 2022 (Giro Donne 10 / Le Tour 9)
🇮🇹 Giro Donne Stage Ten: An Italian sprint stage victory to wrap it all up, as. AVV wins her third maglia rosa. At 🇫🇷 Le Tour de France Stage Nine: Rumble in the Jungels as the AG2R man goes on a mad solo one (best way to avoid Covid tbh), gold for Netherlands and Germany at 🇪🇺 UEC U23 Road Championships, Track Nations Cup concludes for the year, there are maiden winners at UCI MTB World Cup in Lenzerheide, plus a quick look at some minor UCI action. © 2022
July 10, 2022
555: 9th July 2022 (Giro Donne 9 / Le Tour 8)
🇮🇹 Giro Donne Stage Nine: Queen Stage of this year's so-far thrilling edition, as Faulkner solo's from the final climb for victory and grabs the QoM jersey with it. At 🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Eight: Wout wins in green on standard day out for all involved, and there's action with 🇪🇺 UEC Junior Road Championships, Track Nations Cup, and UCI MTB World Cup. © 2022
July 09, 2022
554: 8th July 2022 (Le Tour 7 / Giro Donne 8)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Seven: Back-to-back wins for the maillot jaune as we get ou first mountain finish atop La Super Planche des Belles Filles. At 🇮🇹 Giro Donne Stage Seven: AVV dominates from the final climb and extends her GC lead even further. 🇪🇺 UEC Junior & U23 Road Championships: Mixed relay day today with golds for Italy (Junior) and Germany (U23), and Track Nations Cup gets underway in Colombia. © 2022
July 08, 2022
553: 7th July 2022 (Le Tour 6 / Giro Donne 7)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Six: Wout's Going On? Pog takes yellow, 172 other riders can probably just go home. At 🇮🇹 Giro Donne Stage Seven: Labous makes the break stick and eventually solos to summit victory as AVV distanced her GC rivals. 🇪🇺 UEC Junior & U23 Road Championships: Time Trial day today, we've published the show before the U23 results are in so have a stab in the dark. © 2022
July 07, 2022
552: 6th July 2022 (Le Tour 5 / Giro Donne 6)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Five: Carnage on the Cobbles as Jumbo Visma are once-again thwarted by circumstances out of their control, as Pogačar grabs valuable time on his GC rivals following Clarke's victory. At 🇮🇹 Giro Donne Stage Six: Vos grabs her 240th professional road win with Chabbey hoovering up all but two of the QoM points. Pour yourself a stiff drink (and buy Lamborghinis!) © 2022
July 06, 2022
551: 5th July 2022 (Le Tour 4 / Giro Donne 5)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Four: Van Aert auditions for a sound engineer role at Le Tour... "two-two-two-one." At 🇮🇹 Giro Donne there's victory for the world champion on the lunge, and we round-up the final double-day 🇷🇴 Sibiu Tour plus the day's other action. This episode was recorded live at South Downs Social cycling café in the heart of Winchester, the home of The Handmade Cyclist. | © 2022
July 05, 2022
550: 4th July 2022 (Giro Donne 4)
🇮🇹 Giro Donne Stage Four: Annemiek van Vleuten outpaces Mavi Garcia in a two-up to the line as the race resumes on the Italian mainland. In the day's other racing Bora-Hansgrohe dominate the queen stage at romania🇷🇴 Sibiu Tour, we also have a round-up of the day's headlines, and Tom Morgan brings us his thoughts from Grand Depart of 🇫🇷 Le Tour on its first rest day. © 2022
July 04, 2022
549: 3rd July 2022 (Le Tour 3)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Three: Magnus Cort mops up the mountain points and home crowd plaudits for a second day on the trot ahead of a bunch finish as we wave goodbye to Denmark where WVA is once again the bridesmaid not the bride. Elsewhere: Junior/U23 European MTB Championships, Stockton Grand Prix, and more. This episode was recorded live at South Downs Social cycling café in the heart of Winchester, and also features a dog who kept licking my legs and barking because I hadn't finished my toasted sandwich. South Downs Social is also the home of The Handmade Cyclist, who we highly recommend. | © 2022
July 03, 2022
548: 2nd July 2022 (Le Tour 2 / Giro Donne 3)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage Two: Bloody Big Bridge™ offers crashes but no crosswinds as the bunch thunders home with Quick-Step going two-from-two, while at 🇮🇹 Giro Donne Vos The Boss™ reminds us all why she's the GOAT.   © 2022
July 02, 2022
547: 1st July 2022 (Le Tour 1 / Giro Donne 2)
🇫🇷 Le Tour de France 2022 Stage One: Yves upsets the apple cart as late puncture scuppers Ganna's yellow hopes, while at 🇮🇹 Giro Donne Stage Two the world champion takes the race lead on the first sprint stage after yesterday's short ITT. © 2022
July 01, 2022
545: 29th June 2022
🔊 Show 545: TdF Presentations, Otley Crits, Lotto Ladies Tour Stage 1, some other stuff...  © 2022
June 29, 2022
543: 27th June 2022 (Waffle #20)
🗣 Waffle #20: The gang are back with their Tour de France preview show. Who's good, who's going, who's picking up jerseys, who's putting their feet up, and whose pizza has pineapple? It's roundtable o'clock!  • Join our TdF League: 329792217.  • NB: We recorded this episode on 22nd June. © 2022
June 27, 2022
540: 24th June 2022 (Crit Nationals)
🇬🇧 National Circuit Race Championships: We stay in Scotland for day two of British Cycling's Road Championships where the Crits were held in the picturesque town of Kirkcudbright. We speak to both winners - Josie Nelson of Coop Hitec, and Matt Bostock of WiV Sungod. © 2021
June 24, 2022
539: 23rd June 2022 (TT Nationals)
🇬🇧 National Time Trial Championships: In a show where Gray for got to plug his microphone in to his laptop at the hotel, we run through this week's new national champions across the northern hemisphere, then catch-up with new stripy jumper-wearers Pfeiffer Georgi, Leo Hayter, Joss Lowden, and Ethan Hayter, as well as silver medallists Callum Thornley and Dan Bigham. © 2021
June 23, 2022
538: 22nd June 2022 (Michael Hutchinson)
🗣 Interview - Michael Hutchinson: As national TT championships begin across Europe, who better for Peter to speak to than the multiple national champion Dr Hutch, long-time contributor to Cycling Weekly. They discuss the dark days of cycling through the '90s, the intricacies of aerodynamics and filling in the grid, being Cadel Evans' bollard, coaching Alex Dowsett for the World Hour Record, and more... © 2022
June 22, 2022
541: 25th June 2022 (James Shaw)
🗣 Interview - James Shaw (EF Education EasyPost): Earlier this summer, our Tom spoke to James - who took bronze at TT Nationals yesterday - about his return to World Tour level with EF after two COVID-19 affected seasons, and what's on the cards for the rest of the year. © 2022
June 21, 2022
533: 17th June 2022
🔊 Show 533: We're back with the latest news from seven races across six countries: 🇨🇭Tour du Suisse loses 30 riders including the GC leader overnight, 🇮🇹 Giro Giovanni's penultimate day sees Hayter maintain his heathy GC lead, the home favourite at 🇸🇮 Tour of Slovenia takes the race lead with a dominant summit finish, 🇮🇪 Rás Tailteann has a new leader as well, it's TT day at 🇧🇪 Baloise Belgium Tour, and 🇫🇷 Route d'Occitanie continues while 🇫🇷 Tour du Pays de Montbéliard gets underway. © 2022
June 17, 2022
532: 16th June 2022
🔊 Show 532: Lena reports from day one of 🇫🇷 Route d'Occitanie, COVID starts to thin the startlist at 🇨🇭Tour du Suisse, 🇮🇹 Giro Giovanni continues after a travel day, and 🇧🇪 Baloise Belgium Tour and 🇸🇮 Tour of Slovenia stages end in predictable fashion, while we forgot 🇮🇪 Rás Tailteann began yesterday - oops, sorry it'll be back in tomorrow. © 2022 
June 16, 2022
531: 15th June 2022
🔊 Show 531: Peter reports from 🇮🇪 Rás Tailteann back on the calendar after three years away, while action also gets underway at 🇧🇪 Baloise Belgium Tour and 🇸🇮 Tour of Slovenia, and 🇨🇭Tour du Suisse hits its mid-point in the sweltering heat. © 2022
June 15, 2022
530: 14th June 2022
🔊 Show 530: 🇫🇷 Mont Ventoux awaits the women's and men's pelotons, Lena reports from day three at 🇨🇭Tour du Suisse, and the 🇮🇹 Baby Giro gives us a GLORIOUS WIN FOR THE MOTHERLAND as Leo Hayter stays in total control. © 2022
June 14, 2022