It was great to sit down with Elly Woods, Mike Woods’s wife last week and discuss what life is like after packing up and shifting over to live and support Mike with his dream job, pro cycling in Europe. Personally, the support from my wife, Lydia, has been something that has allowed me to pursue a long career in professional cycling living on the other side of the world. And it is exactly the same notion I found after chatting with Elly. Not only did she leave her successful job at Hewlett Packard to follow Mike into the pro cycling world, but she left her home, family and friends back in Canada. But in doing this she has seen so many positives open up for her personally, while also in supporting Mike in his already very successful career.
Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! Esteban Chaves was the first Colombian to win a monument at the Tour of Lombardy in 2016, he’s a podium finisher and multiple stage winner in both the Giro and the Vuelta. Not only is he a hugely talented rider, but he’s an incredibly positive & inspiring guy. Off […]
Rapha presents Talking Luft! Arm warmers over or under sleeves? Gloves or no gloves? Sunglasses over or under helmet straps? After our Giro episode last week, I’ve got American pro Joe Dombrowski back on the pod. And this week we’re Talking some Luft. 2.0 to be exact. Talking Luft 2.0 is always a bit of […]
Photo: Cor Vos Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! It’s Giro time! This week I caught up with a former teammate of mine, Joe Dombrowski, as he finished off his preparations to head to Hungary to start his seventh Giro d’Italia. The Italian Grand Tour is a really special race to be a part of […]