In this week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie are joined by one of the brains behind what some have already called the event of the cycling season - not Christian Prudhomme or Mauro Vegni but James Gay-Rees, the Oscar-winning executive producer of the hotly anticipated docuseries released on Netflix last week, Tour de France: Unchained.
James lifts the lid on how project was devised, conceived and tweaked, until the thousands of hours of raw footage filmed before, during and after the Tour had been crafted into eight gripping episodes.
Before that, there’s the usual round-up of the week’s news, including a Dauphiné wrap, Arnaud Démare’s Tour snub and the shocking events at the Tour Féminin International des Pyrénées.
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