Brother UK Cycling Podcast - 2023 world cycling championships review

Season 4, Episode 39,   Aug 18, 2023, 05:37 PM

With a ground-breaking world championships and a rejuvenated National Circuit Series to reflect upon, and the Ryedale Grand Prix and Tour of Britain to look forward to, co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother UK, have much to talk about in this packed episode of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast. 

Highly-qualified sources offer additional insights. Who better than Performance Director Stephen Park to offer a view from inside the Great Britain Cycling Team’s wildly successful world championships in Glasgow? With a table-topping medal haul in both para and able-bodied events, ‘Sparky’ offers his observations on cycling’s first multi-discipline world championships and his ambitions for next year’s Olympic Games in Paris. 

Our preview of the Ryedale Grand Prix contains insights from defending champion Abi Smith, a professional cyclist with the UCI Women’s WorldTour squad, EF Education - Tibco - SVB. As defending champion, Abi’s athletic accomplishments alone would qualify her to comment, but Ryedale is also her home race. Enjoy insights on arguably the hardest course on the National Road Series from a rider who’s ridden every inch of it from her earliest days as a cyclist. 

The Brother UK-sponsored Tour of Britain is now mere weeks away. Tim and Phil consider the eight-stage course and the wider context in which the race will be held, both economic and environmental. As a business with multiple awards for its sustainable practices and presenting partner of the Green Zones at this year’s Tour of Britain, Brother UK’s interest in professional cycling’s journey to sustainability is sincere and rooted in the company’s commitment to a zero-carbon future. 

Listen now to enjoy a detailed analysis of all the latest developments in elite road racing on British soil, with additional insights from the managers and riders of Brother UK-sponsored teams and from Larry Hickmott, the founder and editor of Brother UK-sponsored