Cyclingnews podcast: Episode 15

Is Copenhagen now in Iceland?

Cadel Evans sprints to the top of Mont Ventoux after hearing that another episode of the Cyclingnews podcast is available

With the Giro d’Italia now a fading pink memory, we turn to the Dauphiné Libéré and other matters in Episode 15 of the Cyclingnews podcast.


This week, Cyclingnews’ Daniel Benson and BikeRadar’s Jeff Jones only pull two or three punches as they discuss the first four stages of the Dauphiné, before moving into Columbia-Highroad’s potential Tour de France team, then tackling Bernhard Kohl and his recent statements about doping and the UCI’s bloody passport.

After a short break for tea, the pair turn to the subject of doping (again), namely the Play the Game conference in Coventry. This should not be confused with Copenhagen, which apparently is now in Iceland. They finish with a look at Christian Vande Velde’s return to racing after his nasty crash in the Giro.

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  • June 12: Dauphine Libere, Columbia’s vast Tour army, Kohl and the blood passport, Astana, Greg LeMond in Coventry and Christian Vande Velde
  • June 5: Giro d’Italia final, Taylor Phinney, Mark Cavendish and the Dauphine Libere
  • May 28: Giro d’Italia week 2 and beyond.
  • May 21: Giro d’Italia and more Giro d’Italia. And Astana.
  • May 14: Giro d’Italia, Tom Boonen and cocaine, Alejandro Valverde’s ban and where to for Astana?
  • May 7: Giro d’Italia and more Giro d’Italia, Astana’s woes, Gila domination, Romandie and back to the Giro
  • May 1: Davide Rebellin’s positive, Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Trentino, Gila, Romandie, Lance Armstrong’s Twitter growth and swine flu
  • April 24: Amstel Gold and the Ardennes classics, Tyler Hamilton, Theo Bos, no mention of Heinrich Haussler at all
  • April 15: Paris-Roubaix – full analysis including Heinrich Haussler, Lance Armstrong vs the French anti-doping agency and crazy theories
  • April 9: Tour of Flanders, Heinrich Haussler’s return to form, Ghent-Wevelgem, Bob Stapleton air time and Paris-Roubaix
  • April 1: E3 Prijs, Heinrich Haussler’s form slump, track worlds and Lance’s metal implants
  • March 26: Jens Voigt, Milan-San Remo, Mark Cavendish, Heinrich Haussler, David Millar, Lance Armstrong and the track worlds
  • March 19: Tour de France teams, Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico, Milan-San Remo preview and Heinrich Haussler
  • March 12: Paris-Nice mid-race, Tirreno-Adriatico preview and Heinrich Haussler
  • March 5: Valverde summonsed, Belgian opening weekend and Heinrich Haussler