24. World Championship road races

Oct 19, 2016, 08:13 PM

October 20 | In this episode of The Telegraph Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the road races at the World Championships in Qatar.

The wind blew in the desert, the men's race split into echelons and at the finish it was Peter Sagan who extended his spell in the rainbow jersey for another year. We assess the race, weigh up the tactics and dissect the sprint.

The route for the 2017 Tour de France was announced in Paris on Tuesday and in the second part of the podcast we give our first impressions. The Tour will start in Düsseldorf in Germany with an individual time trial, then hit La Planche des Belles Filles in the middle of the first week. What's on the menu and who will the route suit?

In the final part, we revisit the big story surrounding Team Sky and Bradley Wiggins and discuss our exclusive interview with Dave Brailsford, which was broadcast on Sunday. Where do Sky and Brailsford go from here?

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