In Episode 19 Randy and Dean Warren talk about the upcoming USA Cycling National Championships as well as the recently completed Tour of America's Dairyland races (also known as TOAD). The discussion moves to the upcoming Rio games and includes all of the USA Olympic cycling selections. The Warren brothers offer an invitation to listeners to join the Warren Cycling Podcast www.velogames.com Tour de France fantasy league. Use the league code to join: 222802134522. Randy and Dean discuss the upcoming Tour de France and mention the newly crowned European national champions.
In Episode 18 The Warren brothers are joined again by Taylor Warren, who just completed the North Star Grand Prix domestic stage race. The Minnesota race was won by Evan Huffman of Rally Cycling on the men's side, and Team Tibco-SVB's Brainna Walle in the pro women's race. Dean spoke to both overall winners as well as with the Stillwater criterium stage winners Brad Huff (Rally) and Ellen Noble (North Memorial Health Care) as well as the Pro Women's Uptown Criterium stage winner Skylar Schneider (ISCorp Cycling Team) and her sister Samantha who placed third that day. In an episode filled with interviews the Warren Cycling Podcast also spoke to Axeon-Hagens Berman's National Road Race Champion Gregory Daniel. Early in the podcast John Murphy of UnitedHealthcare talks about cycling in the Asheville, North Carolina area and his race season. Randy, Taylor and Dean talk about the North Star Grand Prix, the Tour of Switzerland and the upcoming Tour de France. They also mention the latest women's world tour event, the Aviva Women's Tour and which riders are preparing for their target race this year, the Rio Olympic road race.
Randy and Dean Warren are joined by John Hickox owner of Zofietsje Bicycle Repair business in the Netherlands near Utrecht. John provides a Dutch perspective of the recently completed Giro d' Italia as this year's race started in the Netherlands and nearly finished with a Dutch winner. Dean and Randy also go over the recent Philadelphia International Cycling Classic race and they discuss the in progress Criterium du Dauphine, a tune up race for the Tour de France.
Dean and Randy Warren introduce the Warren Cycling Podcast special edition Jens Voigt Interviews Podcast. Dean interviewed Voigt back in 2011 prior to the start of the USA Pro Challenge race in Colorado. In the first interview Jens talks about his early experience training in Colorado, about why he believes he has become popular to the fans, and about what he has seen as improvements in cycling over his career. In 2011 he speculates how much longer he would race, and Dean asks what he might do once he retires from racing. In the second interview Dean asks Jens how he is adapting to his life as a retired pro cyclist. Voigt describes the different jobs he is doing and his ongoing connection with cycling. Jens talks about his autobiography that has just been published, and his satisfaction with his life in general. And Jens did begin his career racing for an Australian team - the Giant-AIS Cycling Team, and he had raced at altitude prior to racing in Colorado, but in 2011 was his first experience racing in Colorado.