CyclingTips Podcast: How one athlete beat the biological passport

by CyclingTips


We open this week’s episode with a breakdown of one of the season’s best one-day races, Strade Bianche, plus a look at a windy first few stages of Paris-Nice.

Then, we hear part of an astounding interview conducted by the Nordic Nation podcast with Karel Tammjärv, one of the cross country skiers busted in Austria for blood transfusions. Tammjärv explains in detail how he got around the biological passport. This segment begins 17’15” into the episode.

In this week’s Nerd Alert, James sits down with Mavic to talk about the newly settled road tubeless standard. Has the industry actually come together for the good of the consumer? It looks like it has.

Finally, we remember Kelly Catlin, who died last week. 

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