After the presentation of the 2023 Vuelta a España route in Barcelona on Tuesday, The Cycling Podcast takes a closer look at the 21 stages that will make up the peloton’s journey from the Catalan capital to Madrid in the summer.
Daniel Friebe is joined by a pair of experts well known for their work on GCN and Eurosport - Rob Hatch and Laura Meseguer. We hear their thoughts on a route whose difficulty either impressed or appalled the riders present in Barcelona on Tuesday - but will happily leave a lighter carbon footprint than last year’s edition, hence the Woody Allen-inspired title of this week’s episode.
There’s also the usual round-up of the week’s main news, including an interview with Allan Peiper. The Aussie is returning to Tadej Pogačar’s side at UAE Team Emirates after a break due to illness.
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