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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Talking Luft! with Colin Strickland. S3. E8

Rapha presents Talking Luft! If you loved last week’s episode with the king of gravel, Colin Strickland, you’re gonna love this week’s Talking Luft! Colin is an American fixed-gear bike racer turned gravel racer, and as you would have heard last week, an all round awesome guy. In his spare time he fixes up Diesel […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Talking Luft! with Brendan ‘Trekky’ Johnston. S3.E5

Rapha presents Talking Luft! Talking Luft is back for another week & following on from my first on-race episode at the MTB epic Otway Odyssey, I’ve got a MTB-themed Talking Luft, with local Aussie legend Brendan Johnston, also known as Trekky (who won the Otway Odyssey!). Brendan is a huge name on the Aussie Mountain […]


My Opening Weekend at Otway Odyssey – On-Road Diary. E5.S7

Rapha presents Life in the Peloton! My “Opening Weekend” of racing looked a little different this year. I swapped out the brutal cobbles of Belgium for the beautiful, yet unforgiving, trails of the Otway Ranges in Victoria, swapping out my classics bike for my Mountain Bike and Gravel Bike. It was my first race of […]


Talking Luft! with Peta Mullens. S3.E3.

Rapha presents Talking Luft! Photo: Mason Hender Talking Luft is back for another week of cycling culture chat, where I learn a little bit extra about my guest from last week and all the great things around riding a bike. Last week on the podcast I had Peta Mullens, Australian champion in multiple bike disciplines, […]


Stuart O’Grady – The Pioneer of the New Generation. Ep2. S7

Stuart O’Grady is an absolute legend of the sport: He’s a Roubaix winner, an Olympic Gold medallist, a trailblazer for Aussie pros in Europe, and now race director of Australia’s top cycling event, the Tour Down Under. In this episode, we go in-depth on all of this and more. It’s a fascinating insight into the career of one of the most accomplished people in cycling. 

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Coach Kevin Poulton – How not to train like a pro. Ep1. S7.

Photo: Theo Clarkes Rapha presents Life in the Peloton Well, here we are at the start of a New Year – and this is a big one. It’s the start of my life after professional road racing: it’s a new era for me, and of course for the pod!  As you might also know by […]

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Life in the Peloton 2022, proudly presented by Rapha.

G’day and Happy New Podcast Year! The podcast is back shortly for another jam packed season of Life in the Peloton and Talking Luft & we’re beyond excited to announce our title sponsors for 2022: In case you haven’t heard of Rapha, they’re creators of arguably the best cycling clothing and accessories out on the […]

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