VeloNews Podcast: Biking’s weird 2020 switch season; Lauren Stephens interview –

VeloNews Podcast: Cycling's bizarre 2020 transfer season; Lauren Stephens interview –

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On this week’s episode of The VeloNews Podcast Fred and Andy focus on the weird 2020-2021 switch season, which has been tremendously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Throughout a typical yr, most riders would have their contracts signed for the approaching season nicely earlier than November. That’s not the case this yr, because of the season’s delay amid the virus. And, the ending of CCC Crew plus the unknown way forward for NTT Professional Biking has despatched many riders scrambling for jobs in 2021. How is that this impacting the rider market, and what adjustments will this have on the 2021 season? We focus on all angles of the switch season.

Then, American rider Lauren Stephens of Tibco-Silicon Valley Financial institution joins the podcast to take us inside her topsy turvy 2020 season. Like all professional street racers, Lauren’s season was derailed in March by COVID-19. Slightly than wait issues out, Lauren made a dramatic change in her racing focus, turning into the primary ever lady to win the Zwift Tour de France. The change in focus had a dramatic influence on the remainder of Lauren’s season.

All that and extra on this week’s episode of The VeloNews Podcast!

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