The Ruta del Sol
February 19 | This week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast comes from Andalusia and the Ruta del Sol where Richard Moore is joined by our Spanish correspondent Fran Reyes to discuss the week’s racing.
There’s an exclusive interview with Chris Froome, making his first race appearance since the adverse analytical finding for an elevated level of the asthma medication salbutamol.
We also hear from Tim Wellens, the Belgian who won the Ruta del Sol overall, about his plans for the early season and a debut at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and his young British team-mate on the Lotto-Soudal squad, James Shaw, about the difficulty facing young riders getting selection for the grand tours now the team sizes have been cut to eight riders. Plus there’s Oliver Naesen, Greg Van Avermaet and Charly Wegelius too.
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