Nelson Vails during the 1982 Track World Championships in Leicester.

CyclingTips Podcast: Nelson Vails and SRAM’s purchase of Time pedals

Plus, more exciting racing in France and the men's WorldTour season has started with the UAE Tour.

by Abby Mickey

photography by Kristof Ramon


Dane broke down the Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var and the UAE Tour, Abby had a few thoughts on the suspension of former Health Mate – Cyclelive team manager Patrick van Gansen, and we are all excited about Tao Geoghegan Hart’s action towards diversifying the sport by funding a stagiaire spot on the Hagens Berman Axeon team.

Mike Better called up Nelson Vails, retired professional road and track cyclist for the USA and the first Black cyclist to win an Olympic medal, to chat about diversity in cycling. 

Finally, for or this week’s Nerd Nuggets James talked about SRAM’s purchase of Time pedals and what that might mean for the future of pedal-based power meters from the American component manufacturer. This Nerd Nuggets segment is also available on YouTube


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