Randy and Dean Warren close out 2017 with a bit of a wrap up podcast episode. The Warren brothers talk about current cycling topics such as the latest cyclocross world cup race and then move on to discuss riding through the winter. Randy and Dean look back on 2017 and go over who impressed us as bicycle racers.
In Episode 108 Randy and Dean Warren discuss all things cycling. In this episode the Warren brothers talk to author Chris McAuliffe and his new book "Cycling in Chicago (Images of America)" Chris shares his interest in history and the role bicycle manufacturing and racing played in Chicago over the past century and then some. Randy and Dean mention the Chris Froome problem and the latest races in cyclocross in Belgium the road race in Costa Rica.
Randy and Dean talk about all things cycling and this time of the year there is a lot of cyclocross racing going on. The Warren brothers interview Elle Anderson who is based in Belgium. Randy and Dean talk about some track and just a little about road racing.
Sponsored by Health IQ - It's early December and Randy and Dean Warren convene to talk about the latest in cycling. Not a lot going on racing-wise besides some 'cross races and the latest track world cup. Dean talks about his ride in Switzerland and how he dressed for the barely above freezing temperature. Randy gives his usual tips and the Warren brothers mention a race in China and then do their weekly birthday wishes.
In Episode 105, the Warren brothers discuss the latest in the cycling world, primarily focusing on professional racing. Dean and Randy finally recognize a lull in road racing, but have plenty to talk about as the 2018 Giro d' Italia route has been revealed and four time Tour de France champion Chris Froome (Team Sky) has committed to race the Giro and the Tour next year. The Warrens cover the latest cyclocross racing in Europe and talk to Aspire Racing's Ellen Noble (36:27) about her recent podium finish in Belgium and her European racing campaign.
Randy and Dean are together in their home town of Niles, Michigan celebrating Thanksgiving and podcasting about the latest in the cycling world. The Warren brothers discuss cold weather riding and winter commuting, and talk about the World Cup cyclocross races in Denmark. Randy gives better advise about an off season running program than that what Dean has done this fall. They talk a little about the Tour of Rwanda and what's next on the World Cup track circuit.
The Warren Cycling Podcast, now sponsored by Health IQ, features two interviews in Episode 103. Dean talked to Olympian medalist Georgia Gould after she won the Cross of the North cyclocross race in Fort Collins, Colorado. Randy and Dean talk about the Tour of Rwanda, cyclocross races in Europe and in the US, and the track world cup races in Manchester. In part two, Dean and Randy catch up with Sunweb's Chad Haga on his 2017 season, the off season and what's in store for 2018. This interview took place at Breakaway Cycles in Loveland and apologies for the less than stellar audio quality in the interview from Randy on Skype.
In Episode 102 Randy and Dean talk about the track world cup event that took place in Poland. At about 16 minutes into the podcast the Warren brothers play an interview they did with UnitedHealthcare's Travis McCabe as he prepared to move from Arizona to Denver. Travis shares discusses his 2017 season, and looks forward to what is in store for 2018 including the addition of former teammate Eric Marcotte. Randy and Dean cover some of the recent cyclocross including the European championships and Pan Am championships.
Randy and Dean Warren converge once again to talk about all things cycling and this week focus on the Koppenbergcross race where Dean attended. Dean interviewed second place finisher Katie Compton (KFC Racing/Trek/Panache) and 9th place finisher Elle Anderson (cycling.be - Alpha Motorhomes team). From the elite men's race, Dean spoke to the entire podium which included winner Mathieu Van der Poel (Beobank-Corendon) and second and third place finishers both of Telenet Fidea Lions, Toon Aerts and Lars van der Haar. The Warren brothers talk about cyclocross, a little about the continuation of road racing and track events. The Warrens have added a birthday segment and conclude checking in on Randy's broken hip progress.
Randy and Dean celebrate their 100th Warren Cycling Podcast episode by talking about podcasting. Their guest and podcast extraordinaire is Lionel Birnie from the Cycling Podcast (sponsored by Rapha). The discussion moves from podcasting, to journalism to growth and influences of cycling in the UK and America. Randy and Dean finish up the podcast talking about the last World Tour race and that other races are still going on.
Randy and Dean Warren convene to talk about cycling related subjects starting off with Dean's recent experience riding in the Netherlands. The Warrens talk about the World Tour race in China and recently completed Tour of Turkey. Randy and Dean mention some more rider signings and look at next year's recently revealed Tour de France route. The Warren brothers touch a bit on cyclocross racing as well as the Taiwan hill climb before signing off.
In Episode 98 the Warren brothers promote the Warren Cycling Podcast Strava Cycling Club. It’s good to be a part of a cycling community. Randy and Dean discuss the end of the European road racing campaign where Bahrain-Merida’s Vincenzo Nibali won Il Lambardia in Italy and fellow countryman Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) won Paris-Tours in a three up sprint. Road racing continues in Turkey with the World Tour stage race, and a couple of American based teams race in the Tour of Taihu Lake in China. Many racers are taking a break now and Randy suggest ways to bridge the time between seasons. The Warrens round out the podcast talking about the Masters Track World Championships and cyclo-cross racing.
Randy and Dean Warren talk about the latest professional cycling races including the final monument of the season, Il Lombardia. The Warren brothers review the latest one day races in Europe and talk about who looks strong coming into the race in northern Italy. Randy is off the bike due to a broken hip and Dean spent the past couple days cycling around Bavaria on a 3 speed bicycle.
In Episode 96 the Warren brothers discuss the latest in the professional cycling races, but take the long way to get there. They talk about their own entry into cycling, and why it's important to be part of a local bicycle club. Randy and Dean get around to talking about the elite men's world championship race and are joined by LottoNL Jumbo's Alexey Vermeulen. Alexey talks about the great atmosphere in Bergen, Norway and his experience racing in the breakaway for five hours. Alexey shares some thoughts on not getting a contract renewal and where he goes from here.
Randy and Dean Warren talk about the latest that is going on in bicycle races from the first world cup cyclo-cross races in Iowa and Wisconsin to the World Road Championships taking place in Bergen, Norway. The United States have not fared as well as hoped by the Warren brothers and Randy and Dean talk about the shortcomings.
In Episode 94 Randy and Dean talk about the upcoming Cycling World Championships taking place in Bergen, Norway. The Warrens discuss the courses and events which begins with the trade team's team time trial. Randy and Dean look back at the Vuelta, and how Alberto Contidor (Trek-Segafredo) went out in style. The Warren brothers also note how well Sepp Kuss and Rally Pro Cycling is doing in a block of European races. Dean believes he has an interview for the next podcast lined up with Tibco-SVB's Lauren Stephen who is in Norway getting ready to race the individual time trial an road race at Worlds. Dean recounts a recent ride he was on where he under-prepared for the unexpected rain and cold. The conversation of Asheville hosting a Haute Route event takes up the last bit of the podcast with a few remarks as well about the just starting cyclo-cross season.
The Warrens talk to Rally Pro Cycling's Sepp Kuss from Austria where he is preparing for a block of European racing with four of his teammates. Sepp talks about his season and the racing ahead of him. Randy and Dean cover all the other cycling races going on around the world including the women's races in the Netherlands, Belgium and France as well as the Tour of Britain, the Green Mountain Stage Race in Vermont and the Vuelta a Espana. The 303 Project out of Colorado won the overall at the Green Mountain Stage Race and Dean shares an interview with the GC winner Austin Stephens.
Dean is in Vermont supporting the 303 Project cycling team at the Green Mountain Stage Race and talks with Randy about the latest in professional cycling. The Vuelta discussion takes up the first half of the episode as Chris Froome continues to lead although not without drama on stage 12 in Spain. The Warrens touch on the Cannondale-Drapac predicament, and how well Michael Woods is racing. Randy and Dean talk about the women's world tour race in the Netherlands, and last week's Tour l'Avenir where Neilson Powless scored a second place finish on the final stage. Listen at the end for Taylor Warren to talk about the 303 Project's chances at the Green Mountain Stage Race.
The Warren brothers are excited to talk about the first five stages of the Vuelta a Espana, but first cover some of the other racing going on in August. Randy and Dean talk about Boels-Dolman's American Megan Guarnier stage win at the Ladies Tour of Norway, the Tour de l'avenir and more rider transfers. The Warrens then go over who's looking good at the Vuelta and are cautiously optimistic on BMC's Tejay van Garderen's early success.
In Episode 90 Randy and Dean Warren cover the recently completed Colorado Classic bicycle race. Dean interviewed Jelly Belly's Serghei Tvetcov and UHC's Travis McCabe after stage 3 in Denver. Dean also talked to ShoAir20/20s Chloe Dygert Owen who raced the Saturday night Velorama crit who is preparing for the World Championships in Norway. The Warrens review more of the rider transfers and look forward to the Vuelta which starts August 19th.
Episode 89 features interviews from the first day of the inaugural Colorado Classic four day stage race. Dean drives down from Loveland to Colorado Springs to catch the first day action and talks to Alison Tetrick of Cylance and best young rider and second place finisher on stage one Skylar Schneider of Iscorp. Randy and Dean talk about the new race format and stage one and include interviews with Trek Segafredo's Greg Daniel, Cannondale-Drapac's Taylor Phinney and Israel Cycling Academy's Tyler Williams. The Warren brothers also discuss all the other latest professional race action and upcoming ones as well. Randy and Dean discuss some more rider transfers.
Randy and Dean Warren cover the cycling racing scene domestically and abroad. The Warren brothers talk about the Tour of Utah and the stage 4 sprint win by Holowesko's John Murphy. Dean and Randy discuss what's going on in the Tour of Poland as well as other European races. The Warrens touch on some of the rider transfers and then move their conversation to the other disciplines of cycling such as the growing popularity of gravel races.
The cycling season continues after the Tour de France and Randy and Dean talk about what is going on in Episode 87. The Warren brothers review the last couple of stages at the Tour, and then discuss the Cascade Classic with the women's winner Sho-Air Twenty20's Allie Dragoo. Allie enlightens us on how she took the yellow jersey and defended it through the final stage in Bend, Oregon. Randy and Dean look forward to the upcoming races and rider transfer announcements.
Randy and Dean Warren convene on the second rest day of the Tour de France to talk about all that has happened in the past week in France. The Warren brothers discuss how close the general classification remains after 15 stages. Randy and Dean bring up Chris Froome's chase on stage 15, and how well the French have been riding. Randy notes Dan Martin's strong showing and both Randy and Dean wonder what might happen in week three on the two remaining tough stages in the Alps. The Warren brothers also talk about the success North American women have achieved in the Thueringen Rundfahrt in Germany.
Randy & Dean Warren discuss the first week (through stage 9) of the Tour de France. The Warren brothers dissect the important moments and look forward to the stages to come. Dean expresses his disappointment in the Peter Sagan disqualification, but tries to move on and is excited about the strong French showing so far. Randy and Dean mention some of the other races going on in Romania, Italy and the Czech Republic.