An electric bike battery explodes while a 79-year-old cyclist attempts a climb famous at the Tour Down Under, BBC obtains emails from the Team Sky doctor at the center of the Testosterone Delivery scandal, Jess Varnish loses a battle, but not the war, and we discuss how to get American’s more excited about bike racing.
Chris previews his overnight touring adventure on Poseidon Bikes X model, we discuss gran fondos of interest in 2019 and team shakeups in pro cycling. We also discuss Danny Van Haute’s new Pro Cycling team and the implications of electrifying anything with wheels.
Strade Bianche 2018, Wout van Aert posts extraordinary Strade Bianche ride to Strava, Photo Gallery: A Mud-Splattered 2018 Men’s Strade Bianche, Former Sky coach Sutton to Wiggins: ‘Come forward and tell the truth’, Lappartient wants CADF to investigate Team Sky, Giro d’Italia defies trend, keeps podium girls; The Incredibly Cheap Street Fix That Saves Lives, and America’s Pedestrian Safety Crisis Isn’t Getting Any Better ProViz Reflective Cycling
Muc-Off, a leading UK-based bike and performance brand, is the latest partner and supplier of the World Tour cycling Team Dimension Data for Qhuebeka. The team will be using the full Muc-Off clean, protect, lube range, as well as the use Athlete Performance products, and their chains will be specially optimized with NTC formula.
The team wraps up coverage of Le Tour, and Tim basks in the glory of being right. Travis Risley completes his ride down the California coast, China completes the world’s longest elevated bikeway, and road rage in Canada gets very ugly.
We dive into some follow-up with Contador, Dave Brailsford, and The Cowboy Cyclist. The Tour de France continues into the weekend with several surprises on the yellow and green jerseys. Also, what are pro racers doing with 3D printed bike parts?
Episode 48 of SCB.fm we discuss recent headlines regarding the Vuelta a Espana time limit controversy, the rules of cycling versus real world situations, and ridiculous race antics caught on camera.