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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 […]

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The Breakaway Theory – Taco van der Hoorn, Steve Cummings, Tim Declercq & Ben Healy

Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! Have you ever wondered why riders attack off the front? Why do they form breakaways? Is it just for the TV cameras or is it actually a race-winning tactic? The Tour de France is upon us and you’re almost guaranteed to see a daily breakaway. It’s historically how a […]

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Talking Luft! with Simon Gerrans. S3.E12

Rapha presents Talking Luft! This week I’ve got Aussie former professional cyclist, and commentator, Simon Gerrans on Talking Luft – brother to Andy Gerrans, Pro team Osteopath, who I had on the podcast last week talking about life as a staff member on a World Tour team. For those not familiar with Simon, he had […]

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Talking Luft! with Cory Williams. S3.E11

Rapha presents Talking Luft! I’ve got US crit racer & co-founder of L39ion of LA, Cory Williams, back on the pod for the good stuff – talking style, talking culture, talking all the best parts about riding & racing. Casquette or no casquette? How does he wear his kit? Arm warmers & leg warmers? Gloves […]

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Cory Williams – L39ION of LA changing up US cycling

Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! I’ve got a really cool guest for you on the pod this week, American Cory Williams. Hailing from South Central L.A. (and weighing in at 65 kilos…), Cory is a hugely successful racer and regular winner on the U.S. criterium scene, as well as a founder of the L39ION […]

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Talking Luft! with Esteban Chaves. S3.E10

Rapha presents Talking Luft! Talking Luft is back this week with the smiling assassin – Colombian Pro Cyclist Esteban Chaves, riding for EF Education First EasyPost. I had him on the pod last week to hear his incredibly inspiring and tough story of how he got his start in the World Tour – coming back […]

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Esteban Chaves – The Power of Determination & Belief

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 […]

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Joe Dombrowski – For the love of the Giro d’Italia

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 […]

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Colin Strickland – Red Hook master turned Gravel legend

Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! Gravel racing scenes are taking off all around the world. It’s something I’ve loved sinking my teeth into back here in Australia & as I begin to understand more about the scene I thought it’d be great to chat to someone who’s been racing at the top end for […]

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Talking Luft! 3.0 with Luke Durbridge

Rapha presents Talking Luft! Durbo has been on Talking Luft before – both versions 1.0 and 2.0, so this week it’s Talking Luft 3.0 – and I had something a little different lined up for him. A quiz. It’s Cobbled Classics time, he’s up in Holland getting ready for Paris-Roubaix & I thought I’d test […]

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Luke Durbridge – Talking Cobbled Classics 2022

Photo: Zac Williams Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! Christmas is here. And by that I mean: it’s Cobbled Classics’ season. If you’ve listened to the podcast you’ll have heard me bang on about the cobbled classics, Belgium, and especially the brutally beautiful Paris-Roubaix. It’s no secret that these races were a passion of mine […]

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Alec Briggs – Tekkerz CC, Red Hook Crits & growing up racing in London

Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! One of the great things about looking at cycling from a new perspective this season has been coming across people who are making their mark outside of World Tour racing, and are doing things their own way. Alec Briggs may not be the most well known name in the […]

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Life after the Peloton – Advice on Retiring from Pro Cycling

The Cycling Podcast presents Life in the Peloton It’s the final episode of the year on The Cycling Podcast, and my final episode as a pro as I pack up life in Europe and head into my retirement from cycling. This final year of professional racing for me has been a transitional phase in many […]

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Talking Luft! with Matt (Whitey) White. Ep 6.

It’s episode 6 of my mini series, Talking Luft, where I chat with my guests about cycling style, culture, training and things outside of racing. Today, following on from my special Giro d’Italia episode over on The Cycling Podcast last week, I’m chatting with Matt White or Whitey – ex pro and current Sports Director […]

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La Vuelta Part 3 – Logan Owen – Freshman on Tour

Episode numero tres and the final instalment of my La Vuelta mini series with our grand tour freshman Logan Owen. It´s a nice feeling to be here at the 2nd rest day, I can tell you. Logan has had an especially tough week this week, with crashes and illness, but has pushed through and is […]

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Logan Owen – Freshman on Tour – La Vuelta Part 1

Episode numero uno of my 3 part Vuelta mini series with Logan Owen. Logan is an American in his 2nd year of racing professionally with my team, EF Education First, having made the jump across from cyclocross. As we discuss in this first of three episodes, his first year on the road was a lot […]

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Michael Freiberg – The Performance Mythbuster

He’s a track World Champ, Comm Games Champ, Aus Road Champ, and an inventor in between that all – Michael Freiberg has sure had a diverse career. What I’ve come to find getting to know Michael is that his way of thinking is not like most. He’s inquisitive and curious and not afraid of testing […]

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‘You Can Ask That’ with Kirk Docker, Featuring Michael Hepburn

Long time coming but the pod is back. And back to cycling basics it is. Why live in Europe? How does the team structure work? Can you eat whatever you want because you ride everyday? Plus coffee rides, style checks, luft, nature stops and doping. Just some of the topics we cover as my brother, Kirk, gets behind the mic, asking Michael Hepburn and myself all those simple but niggling questions any non-cyclist might wonder about life as a professional cyclist.

Kirk is a TV producer in Australia, who has produced shows like You Can’t Ask That and Demolition Man, and was previously also on screen on the show The Hungry Beast.

Michael Hepburn has been my team mate on Orica-Scott for the last 6 years, where it has been a pleasure to grow with him in the early part of his potentially long career. Both Heppy and I spend a lot of time together in both Girona, Andorra and racing on the road, so it was interesting to be able to answer a few questions from someone who is outside the cycling bubble. 

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A Reflection with David Millar

David Millar’s career spanned over 2 decades, where a lot happened in cycling. A lot changed. David was a big part of the changes, where firstly his career was turned upside down after admitting to using EPO, a banned performance enhancing drug,  in 2004. Then after serving a 2 year ban from the sport he came back to racing but this time as a advocate anti-doping campaigner. Aside from his dark history in the sport, David has a fantastic insight to what life in the peloton used to be like and to what it is like today.

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