31: Warning for Road Furniture

We share our thoughts on pointing out obstacles to other riders. Is it helpful or deterring to overall race safety? Sponsored by The Great Western Bicycle Rally.

The Giro d’Italia has been widely entertaining for the first five stages. We discuss Marcel Kittel’s explosive performances in the second and third stage, Jean-Christophe Péraud’s crash and exit from the Giro, and some predictions for the upcoming stages.

We talk Marianne Vos’s blog post encouraging fellow cyclists to be more safe and aware in the peloton.We share our thoughts on pointing out obstacles to other riders. Is it helpful or deterring to overall race safety?

Further conversation involves Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary making disparaging comments in regards to cyclists and the Dublin City Council, and a shout out to our friends listening in the UK.

Announced Events
Amgen Tour of California – Men’s Race
Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race Empowered by SRAM
Over the Hump
Tour de OC
Heartbreak Double Century
Heartbreak Hundred
San Diego Century
GMR Challenge Time Trial
SoCalCross Gravel Trofee LA Roubaix #2
City of Angels Fun Ride Presented by Volkswagen
Pedal to the Park
Mid-Season Grand Prix in Jurupa Valley

Show Links
Giro d’Italia 2016
Telegraph Cycling Podcast
Marianne Vos calls for more safety and awareness in the peloton
Cyclists and Dublin City Council have become the latest groups to face the wrath of Michael O’Leary
OCTA Supported Bicycle Events

Our sponsor for this week’s episode is the Great Western Bicycle Rally. Imagine a weekend of wine and beer tasting, cycling through Paso Robles, woodfire pizzas, a kids bike rodeo, and many unorganized and organized rides. If you’re looking for something to do over Memorial Weekend, Paso Robles is perfect this time of year. If you missed out on Eroica, if you missed out on Sea Otter, and you’re looking for bicycle festival flavor – the Great Western Bicycle Rally is for you. Get 10% off your registration cost when you use the code: SOCALBIKE

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