Talking Luft! with Steve Cummings S3.E13

Rapha presents Talking Luft!

I had the breakaway specialists on the podcast last week talking all the nitty gritty details about the theory of the breakaway. And this week I’ve got British former pro & breakaway master, current Sports Director for Team Ineos, Steve Cummings on to talk some luft.

In case you’re not familiar with Steve, he raced professional for 14 years, winning stages in the Tour de France & Vuelta a España among many others successes and made a name for himself for getting in and succeeding in breakaways.

He’s a legend of a bloke as you’ll hear and we sit back and chat all the great Talking Luft topics.

We chat cap style, racing with no helmets, 500 quid bike finds, favourite races & riders, training loops & rituals, his DJ name and an epic war story in true Stevo style from the Tour de France. That and a whole lot more.

Enjoy this one guys!

And stay tuned over the next couple of days for the release of our exciting Tour de France inspired T-shirt with Çois Cycling. We hope you love it as much as we do!




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Show Notes

Check out Steve’s two Tour de France breakaway stage wins, 2015 here and 2016 here.

Check out Stevo’s most re-watchable race: Chris Froome taking the win at 2018 Giro d’Italia Stage 19

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Released: July 6, 2022