CyclingTips Podcast: Rapha’s founder on the EF deal; how we test bikes

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In this week’s episode, we set out to fix bike racing. We hear from Jonathan Vaughters on his team’s plans to race gravel and fixed gear races and from Rapha founder Simon Mottram, who believes he’s better off sponsoring EF-Drapac than Team Sky.

For a text version of the interview with Mottram, check out this story.

In this week’s nerd alert, James dives deep into how he reviews products. The conversation turns to his relationship with bike companies. Do companies incentivize him to write a good review?

A few key moments in this week’s episode:

Email of the week – 5’30”
How to fix bike racing – 11’55”
Jonathan Vaughters interview – 14’40
Simon Mottram interview – 27’15”
Nerd Alert – 43’30”

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