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Rouleur is a highly acclaimed bi-monthly cycling magazine. It brings together leading cycling writers and photographers to convey the essence and imagery of road racing. Rouleur features photography and serious writing celebrating the passion and beauty of the sport and has built a dedicated and valuable following from both discerning cycling fans and the most influential bike riders in the world. The magazine appeals to those who, like us, are passionate about the sport, but don't want to read bike tests and race reports. Instead, the magazine focuses on exquisite photography and writing that really gets under the skin of the great riders and theatres of road racing.

Rouleur is a highly acclaimed bi-monthly cycling magazine. It brings together leading cycling writers and photographers to convey the essence and imagery of road racing. Rouleur features photography and serious writing celebrating the passion and beauty of the sport and has built a dedicated and valuable following from both discerning cycling fans and the most influential bike riders in the world. The magazine appeals to those who, like us, are passionate about the sport, but don't want to read bike tests and race reports. Instead, the magazine focuses on exquisite photography and writing that really gets under the skin of the great riders and theatres of road racing.
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Rouleur is a highly acclaimed bi-monthly cycling magazine. It brings together leading cycling writers and photographers to convey the essence and imagery of road racing. Rouleur features photography and serious writing celebrating the passion and beauty of the sport and has built a dedicated and valuable following from both discerning cycling fans and the most influential bike riders in the world. The magazine appeals to those who, like us, are passionate about the sport, but don't want to read bike tests and race reports. Instead, the magazine focuses on exquisite photography and writing that really gets under the skin of the great riders and theatres of road racing.

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Episodes

Rouleur Podcast September - Larry Warbasse, Pippa York and Kenny Van Vlaminck

9/6/2018
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Larry Warbasse and Conor Dunne were all set to ride the 2018 Ovo Tour of Britain until their team, Aqua Blue Sport, folded around them. Undeterred, the pair have set off on their own NoGo Tour, a freewheeling bikepacking trip around the cols and climbs of France and Italy. Larry talks through the trip with presenter Ian Parkinson, and sheds light on the precarious career prospects of a pro cyclist. Mark McNally of Wanty- Groupe Gobert reflects on his ten Tours of Britain and Pippa York...

Duration:00:32:45

Rouleur Podcast August - Ned Boulting

8/22/2018
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ITV's "Voice of the Tour" Ned Boulting joins Ian Parkinson to reflect on events in July, and look forward to his one-man cycling stand-up show this Autumn. From Arbroath to Cleckheaton - although not, perhaps shortsightedly, anywhere in Wales - the "Tour De Ned" will include behind the scenes stories, stage insights and a musical finale. Also on this edition, Stuart Clapp tries to argue the benefits of wearing camouflage on the bike and Brian Holm looks back to the days when tattoos and...

Duration:00:30:34

Rouleur Podcast August - Perry Ap Gwynedd

8/9/2018
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The last time Welsh rock guitarist and cycling commentator Peredur Ap Gwynedd was on the Rouleur Podcast, he was enthusing about fellow countryman Geraint Thomas wearing yellow in the 2017 TdF. How excited is he now that Thomas has actually taken the Maillot Jaune all the way to Paris? Very, and he's got some thoughts on the race itself, the development of Welsh cycling and the Sky rider's future career. Rouleur's Ian Cleverly reports back from the Col De Portet stage and Stuart Clapp...

Duration:00:24:21

Rouleur July - Dutch Corner, Sagan Book and Molly Weaver

7/25/2018
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Ian Parkinson talks to the British author tasked with the challenge of being the voice of Peter Sagan, Hannah Troop reports from an overexcited Dutch Corner and they both quiz Molly Weaver on The Tour, La Course and why she's taking a break from pro cycling. Plus, Stuart Clapp is chasing Brilliant Unicorns in Vienna and Brian Holm tells us why he hates the heat.

Duration:00:26:12

Rouleur Podcast July - Adam Hansen, Colin Sturgess, Brian Holm

7/10/2018
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Lotto Soudal's Adam Hansen will have a very different view of this year's Tour de France. After a record 20 consecutive Grand Tours, Adam has swapped his saddle for a commentator's chair and will be bringing his experience and expertise to the Eurosport coverage. He talks about the swap, and his tips for what to watch out for on this year's route. Connor Swift of Madison Genesis won the British road race title at the end of June, 28 years after his team manager Colin Sturgess took the...

Duration:00:25:31

Rouleur Podcast June - Paul Fournel and Time Trial film

6/27/2018
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Paul Fournel is one of the most distinctive voices in cycling journalism, with an impressive palmares of unusual and thoughtful books, essays and articles. In his native France, Paul is well known as a poet, publisher and cultural icon, a member of the eccentrically avant-garde Oulipo group of writers. His books "Need for the Bike" and "Anquetil Alone" have been published in English and many of his essays have appeared in Rouleur magazine. On the latest Rouleur podcast, Paul shares his...

Duration:00:36:41

Rouleur Podcast June - Alex Dowsett

6/13/2018
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"Business as usual" is Alex Dowsett's verdict on this year's remarkable Giro D'Italia "People were like 'this is an epic Giro' and we're like is it? It's just hard". The Katusha Alpecin rider attracted an appreciative audience for his social media updates throughout the Italian race, and says he's going to carry on tweeting from inside the peloton. He also gives us his view on the controversial Stage 19. And staying with controversy, Rouleur's Stuart Clapp tries on Oakley's "upside-down"...

Duration:00:25:45

Untitled Episode

5/16/2018
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Phil Burt spent twelve years as head physio at British Cycling, and five with Team Sky. He tells presenter Ian Parkinson how he's now planning to use that knowledge to help the rest of us. We look at the state of steel framebuilding with Saffron Frameworks' Matthew Sowter, Caren Hartley of Hartley Cycles and Andrew Denham of the Bicycle Academy. And Rouleur's Stuart Clapp has an unfortunate story involving a sex toy and a saddle sore.

Duration:00:29:04

Rouleur Podcast: Concussion - Bookwalter, Brammeier and Skujins

5/1/2018
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Three pro riders with very different experiences of head injury discuss the tricky subject of concussion in the peloton. Sports like NFL and Rugby have clear procedures for dealing with athlete head injuries, but Brent Bookwalter, Matt Brammeier and Tom Skujins think cycling could do better, and their colleagues in the peloton need to be more aware. Rouleur's Desire Editor Stuart Clapp talks up Gore's new Shakedry jacket, and David Millar's long awaited film. Presenter: Ian Parkinson.

Duration:00:25:25

Rouleur April Podcast - Paris-Roubaix, Boulting and Cancellara

4/9/2018
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Peter Sagan's brilliant victory in Paris Roubaix was overshadowed by the tragic death of Belgium's Michael Goolaerts. Ned Boulting joins presenter Ian Parkinson to discuss the race, the dangers of pro-cycling, the season so far and some of the challenges hanging over the Grand Tours: will the Giro really start in Israel, and if it does, will Chris Froome be riding? Three times Paris Roubaix winner Fabian Cancellara joins us from Utah with his thoughts on Sagan and Dillier's race to the...

Duration:00:30:29

Rouleur Podcast Paris Roubaix - Cancellara, Backstedt, Hammond, Kuiper and Fotheringham

3/21/2018
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Cobbles, dust, mud, history and blood. For many fans, Paris-Roubaix is the greatest of all the Classics - and for the latest Rouleur Podcast, we're all about the Hell of the North. Fabian Cancellara and Hennie Kuiper relive their victories while Magnus Backstedt and Roger Hammond relive their famous duel in the Roubaix Velodrome. Will Fotheringham discusses his new book, about one of the greatest cycling films ever - Jorgen Leth's celebration of the 1976 Roubaix, A Sunday in Hell. And...

Duration:00:49:07

Rouleur Podcast March - Team KGF, Cervelo-Bigla, Matt Bottrill and Endura's new aero kit on trial.

3/6/2018
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We talk to Jacob Tipper and Ellie Green of Derby-based Team KGF, who've been taking on - and beating - some of the best track riders in the world. Presenters Ian Parkinson and Hannah Troop visit Derby velodrome to meet Cervelo-Bigla's Lotta Lepisto and Claire Rose, and hear why time-trial legend Matt Bottrill is making a racing comeback. Plus, Ian gets to try Endura's ultra-slippy new skinsuit on the boards, and Stuart Clapp is in Milton Keynes sniffing out gravel bikes and shiny shoes.

Duration:00:40:34

Rouleur Podcast February 2018 - Gary Kemp

2/1/2018
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"It's not about the numbers, it's always about the aesthetics." Musician and actor Gary Kemp - of Spandau Ballet fame - traces the links between music and the mountains, and why so many musicians seem to take to two wheels. Gary, who became a keen cyclist after a dinner conversation with the broadcaster Robert Elms, explains his love for the hills, why he won't be riding the Etape again any time soon, and why he'll never be a slave to statistics. Ian Parkinson is also joined by Rouleur's...

Duration:00:26:05

Rouleur January Podcast 2 - 2018 Season Preview

1/17/2018
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Ian Parkinson looks forward to the 2018 procycling season with the help of three guests: Rouleur Editor Andy McGrath, Executive Editor Ian Cleverly and Peredur Ap Gwynedd - rock star and TdF commentator. Perry is the guitarist in the band Pendulum, but also reports on the Tour and other big races for Welsh TV channel S4C. They moan about their cycling hates in new feature "Get Down, Stay Down"; and this podcast also sees the first appearance of our new tech roundup "Stuart Clapp's Desire"....

Duration:00:36:09

Rouleur Podcast January 2018 - Flecha, Watson, Harris

1/3/2018
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For the first podcast of 2018, Ian Parkinson is joined by three very different ex-pros. Fans' favourite Juan Antonio Flecha reflects on life out of the peloton and in front of the camera. And eighties stars Paul Watson and Tim Harris remember the last "golden age" of UK cycling - when city centre crits drew crowds of thousands and ANC-Halfords took on the might of the continent.

Duration:00:19:14

Rouleur Podcast Xmas 2017 - Pippa York, Helen Wyman, Nico Roche, Cadel Evans

12/19/2017
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The remarkable Pippa York is Ian Parkinson's guest for the final Rouleur Podcast of 2017. Fame, transformation and cycling's myths and rules - all from her unique and entertaining perspective. And why British Cycling need to change their ways for a new generation. Helen Wyman explains why she's riding cyclocross in Catalonia and her hunt for a new sponsor. Plus what Nico Roche and Cadel Evans will be doing on Xmas Day. And you can win some Wonderful Socks in the podcast quiz.

Duration:00:32:40

Rouleur Podcast December (Geoghegan Hart, Millar, Holm)

12/6/2017
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Team Sky protege Tao Geoghan Hart joins the podcast from a chilly Girona and Rouleur guest editor Brian Holm explains how to motivate Mark Cavendish. (Clue: it involves doughnuts). David Millar tells Ian Parkinson how his new film captures the gritty reality of the peloton, and there's the chance to win a Rouleur T-Shirt in the podcast quiz.

Duration:00:27:30

Rouleur Podcast - Rowsell-Shand, Cromwell, Duryea, Slappendel and Edwards

11/21/2017
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Olympic and World Champion Jo Rowsell-Shand talks about life after racing; Tiffany Cromwell, Beth Duryea and Iris Slappendel join Ian Parkinson on the Podcast Sofa to discuss the state of womens' pro cycling and new photographer on the block Karen Edwards talks about her love of the Classics. And a chance to win a Rouleur T-Shirt in the Podcast Quiz.

Duration:00:31:33

Rouleur Podcast November: Vaughters, Lefevere and Denifl

11/9/2017
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Ian Parkinson is joined by Jonathan Vaughters, who shares the pain of keeping a top level pro team afloat; Patrick Lefevere, who explains why Quick Step are much more than a "classics" squad and Stefan Denifl, who relives last year's Vuelta stage win and contemplates life with only one chainring. Plus the Podcast Quiz.

Duration:00:25:21

Rouleur Podcast October - the TdF 2018 and Assos

10/25/2017
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Rouleur Editor Andy McGrath joins Ian Parkinson to pick through the route of the 2018 Tour De France. On paper, it looks like a course made for a fifth Froome victory. But the innovative route holds a few possible traps and challenges. And what about the important issues? The cathedral in Chartres, the regional sausages and the Pyrenean pig festival? Plus we talk to the UK Managing Director of the Swiss clothing company Assos, and give away tickets to the Rouleur Classic in the podcast quiz.

Duration:00:27:39