Cookson is already making a good impression. Who knows what the future will bring, but for now, Cookson is doing okay by us. [Road.cc]
We take it as a good sign that Gilbert is willing to appeal to the UCI to lessen the racing load [CyclingNews]
Perhaps Twitter should take a step back and consider how their reactions against alleged doped riders might contribute to their mental breakdown before they go patting themselves on the back too hard over saving Santambrogio [Road.cc]
We round out the ‘cast with some cyclocross! We do a brief overview of the season so far.
- Check out the #Svenness videos by @CXHairs for some cool looks into cyclocross tactics.
- Calendar of UCI races, in US and overseas, here.
- Calendar of cyclocross races happening around the US, here.
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We’re baaaack! After an unintentional hiatus, we’re back on the podcast wagon. Jeff reveals our break was the result of him going to Europe to campaign for me to be UCI president.
First up BREAKING NEWS: Fat Pat is gone! We never thought this day would come. Although Jeff’s bid to get me as president fails, McQuaid’s bid fails as well, and Brian Cookson is the new UCI president. We discuss having cautious optimism we have about Cookson’s ‘reign.’
We ‘wrap-up’ the Vuelta by talking about the reaction to Horner’s win. Anna talks herself into like Horner.
We rant about the World Championships. It really bothers us that the race doesn’t always accurately reflect who had the best season. We think it should be by points! (and if we went by UCI rankings, Froome should have the rainbow jersey) Also, Jeff thinks we should change rainbow stripes to rainbow target.
We actually talk about women’s racing! Jeff does a great job analyzing the women’s World Championship race.
We go on weird F1 and the American Cup (sailing) tangents.
We are BEFUDDLED by the Giro d’Italia starting in Belfast. Apparently it is now the Giro d’Italia and Ireland. The whole tradition of starting GTs in other countries makes NO SENSE.
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