CyclingTips Podcast: Cold weather clothing, SRAM’s e-Eagle, and a racing roundup

by Caley Fretz


Winter turns to spring, summer turns to fall, and cyclists the world over have to figure out how to dress for the transition. This week’s Nerd Alert looks into the best clothing for the often cold, variable weather of shoulder seasons. Do you wear thermal bib shorts? Maybe you should.

Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico are now behind us, and Milano-Sanremo is just ahead. What can the first two major stage races of the year tell us about the coming classics season? There’s a long list of injuries and illnesses that will affect the coming races. And how about that Tiesj Benoot? Fourth at Tirreno, first at Strade Bianche. Could he be Belgium’s next grand tour contender?

Nino Schurter was spotted on a new electronic, wireless mountain bike group. Will the clutch on a mountain bike derailleur kill battery life? Schurter also pulled out of his pedal at the first World Cup of the season. Was it his fault? 

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