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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 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: Rouleurpalooza at the Roller Racing Championships

2/14/2018
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The Rouleur team try their legs at the London Club Roller Racing Championships (spoiler - they don't win), and talk Tour of Iran, Svein Tuft and his backwoods lifestyle and the complexities of commissairing. And Stuart Clapp wraps himself up in Brian Holm's winter kit.

Duration:00:25:10

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

Rouleur Podcast October - Climbs, Cleaning and Saddles

10/5/2017
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It's October, when cyclists' thoughts - at least in the UK - turn to hillclimbs. And who better to talk hills than Simon Warren, author of 100 Greatest Climbs - our guest on this podcast. Along with Arabella Ashfield, "performance lifestyle advisor" for the new recruits to the BC Academy, and Guiseppe Bigolin, inventor of cycling's most famous saddles.

Duration:00:22:55

Rouleur Podcast September 2017: Cyclocross and Beards

9/20/2017
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The Rouleur Podcast celebrates the start of cyclocross season with Paul Maunder, author of the acclaimed “Rainbows In the Mud”, who also talks about his latest interview subject - young British multi-world champion Tom Pidcock. Also joining presenter Ian Parkinson is Rouleur’s Ian Cleverly, who talks racing in Canada and beards in the peloton with Sunweb’s Simon Geschke. And Giro organiser Mauro Vegni explains the thinking behind next year’s race starting in Israel. Plus a...

Duration:00:29:51

Rouleur Podcast September 2017 - Richie Porte and Michael Smiley

9/6/2017
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Richie Porte's hopes of Grand Tour victory this year were dashed by a disastrous fall at the TdF. He talks us through his view of that crash, his recovery and his return to racing. Plus the two Ians - Cleverly and Parkinson - are joined by a real comedian - Michael Smiley. Michael is also an acclaimed actor (Spaced, Luther, Jawbone), a former cycle courier and a cycling fanatic. They talk films, boxing, courier culture, commuting etiquette and , a bit, about bike racing. Plus the Rouleur...

Duration:00:50:22

Rouleur Podcast Vuelta 2017

8/23/2017
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As the Vuelta 2017 gets underway, Ian Parkinson hears from the man who won the race in 1988 - the legendary Sean Kelly. He thinks a Tour-Vuelta double is still possible, could this be the year he's proved right? Plus David Millar on why the Spanish race was his favourite Grand Tour, and Vuelta director Javier Guillen on what he looks for when planning the route. And the Rouleur competition.

Duration:00:23:21

Rouleur Podcast - Red Hook and Hammer

8/7/2017
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What can pro cycling learn from the "new breed" of races like the Red Hook Crits and the Hammer Series? Quite a bit according to riders Alec Briggs and Sophie Edmondson, fresh from the London Red Hook, who explain the appeal of racing fixed-gear track bikes around a tight inner-city course. In the rain. Presenter Ian Parkinson is also joined by Rouleur Editor Ian Cleverly, who went to Holland to report on the Hammer Series. He doesn't understand how it works either, but thinks it's "A Good...

Duration:00:35:38

Rouleur Podcast - Red Hook and Hammer

8/7/2017
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What can pro cycling learn from the "new breed" of races like the Red Hook Crits and the Hammer Series? Quite a bit according to riders Alec Briggs and Sophie Edmonson, fresh from the London Red Hook, who explain the appeal of racing fixed-gear track bikes around a tight inner-city course. In the rain. Presenter Ian Parkinson is also joined by Rouleur Editor Ian Cleverly, who went to Holland to report on the Hammer Series. He doesn't understand how it works either, but thinks it's "A Good...

Duration:00:35:38

Rouleur Podcast 2017 Tour Preview

6/26/2017
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Ned Boulting answers all your Tour De France questions - well, most of them. Which are the key stages? Who's going to win? Is Chris Froome on form? Why do so few German riders have German names? He joins presenter Ian Parkinson and Rouleur Editor Ian Cleverly in the newly reopened pavilion at Herne Hill Velodrome. Plus, the Rouleur Quiz and the truth about David Millar's espresso habits.

Duration:00:35:25

Rouleur 17.3 Podcast

4/26/2017
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For the 100th Giro d'Italia, Ian Parkinson gets the views of pros and ex-pros on chasing the Maglia Rosa and dealing with the tifosi. David Millar "When you do the Giro it feels like you're part of a circus and you're one of the animals..." Jens Voigt "They cheer you if you're winning the stage, and if you're dead last they still shout at you, I love that..." Plus Alex Dowsett and Megan Guarnier. And a fascinating interview with the ultimate cycling maverick Graeme Obree - on training,...

Duration:00:28:45

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