CyclingTips is a podcast that seeks to share the beauty of cycling and to inspire cyclists of all levels to become better and more knowledgeable riders.
Powering Rupert Guinness across America
1:05:02We have a special episode this week. Caley sits down with longtime friend of the podcast (and Tour de France podcast host) Rupert Guinness, who is less than a week from starting the Race Across America. He'll race 4,900 km in 12 days, riding 18-20 hours per day. What will power him through? A warning to listeners: This episode discusses mental health issues, sexual abuse, and eating disorders.
Giro d'Italia: Girmay makes history and the Giro surprises
55:30It was a thrilling week of racing at the Giro d'Italia, from a historic stage win for Biniam Girmay to breakaway victory to the first Italian stage win. It came with surprises too, not least of which was a cork straight to Girmay's eye. Caley, Ronan, Jonny, and Shoddy break it all down.
Giro d'Italia: Shows of strength, signs of trouble
1:01:17The first real GC day, a glorious Thomas De Gendt breakaway, and Mathieu van der Poel's tactical nous (or lack thereof) highlighted a week of racing at the Giro d'Italia. Caley, Ronan, Amy, and Shoddy are back to discuss it all and look ahead to the sprint days to come. Plus, Shoddy reports in from Itzulia Women and Amy explains why Demi Vollering has been simply unbeatable.
Giro d'Italia: Jumbo's redemption and scrutinizing a sprint
1:00:45In today's episode: The Giro is back on the Italian mainland and the sprinters have had their first opportunities. Caley, Ronan, Dane, and Kit break down two excellent sprints then discuss a wild stage 7, Trek's tactics, and what might happen this weekend on Blockhaus.
The Giro's first heroes
1:07:12This week on the CyclingTips podcast Caley, Dane, Ronan, and Shoddy dig into the first three stages of the Giro d'Italia, including discussions of early GC moves, possible points jersey contenders, and surprise TTs. Then the crew looks ahead to the first mountain stage on Mount Etna and then pick out some possible breakaway winners for the next week. Plus, we hear Mathieu van der Poel defend his spaghetti ketchup.