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BeSpoke: at the Tour de France 2017

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Simon Brotherton, Rob Hayles and the team on the road at cycling's most famous race.

Simon Brotherton, Rob Hayles and the team on the road at cycling's most famous race.
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United States

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BBC

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Simon Brotherton, Rob Hayles and the team on the road at cycling's most famous race.

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English


Episodes

Spring classics are in the air, Froome’s back racing and a beer based quiz.

2/22/2018
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OJ Borg and Tom Fordyce are joined this week by cycling author Ed Pickering to discuss Chris Froome’s first race since his AAF, the upcoming spring classics, including the Tour of Flanders and what Belgian beers are not to be confused with cycling climbs.

Duration:00:41:23

The Wiggle High5 training camp, Aero legs and the return of Froome

2/15/2018
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This week OJ, Rob and Tom are back in the same room together, to discuss OJ's time at the Wiggle High5 training camp in Mallorca. Where he chatted to Rocelle Gilmore about the teams goals for the season and Macey Stewart who could be in contention for the toughest cyclist of the year award. They also hear from Sir Dave Brailsford and Chris Froome as he begins his first stages of the Ruta Del Sol.

Duration:00:47:44

Ebikes, rule changes and the wrong kind of mud

2/8/2018
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This week OJ is joined by Tom Fordyce as they try to track down Rob in the middle east, look back at the total mud fest of the CX world championships, examine the new UCI rule including video referees and an ebike world champs. They also speak to journalist Peter Cossins on the view of Chris Froome from the continent.

Duration:00:34:29

Cyclocross Previews, Time Trialling Bans & Military intelligence

2/1/2018
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This week OJ & Rob are joined by Micheal Hutchinson to see if he knows all of the TT course codes in the UK (and why they have codes to start with) they look forward to the Cyclocross world championships and speak to Evie Richards about her chances.

Duration:00:47:17

Chris Froome returns an "adverse" drugs test

12/13/2017
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Reaction to Chris Froome returning an "adverse" drugs test at the Vuelta a Espana. Follow the team @5liveSport and use the hashtag #BeSpoke for video highlights from each show.

Duration:00:28:32

Sixdays, hillclimbs & journalistic heavyweights

10/26/2017
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This week OJ, Rob and Dr Hutch discuss how six day racing saved Rob from a Dickensian life as a chimney sweep, speak to Haley Simmonds about the national hill climb championships and when it's ok to vomit. And they send their biggest journalistic heavyweight off to conduct the first media interview of the deposed UCI president Brian Cookson.

Duration:00:35:03

Chris Froome's Secret World of Climbing

6/29/2017
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Ahead of this year's Tour de France, the three-time champion Chris Froome takes us inside the peloton as he talks about the tactics, the psychology, the pain, the rivalry, and the close encounters with fans during the famous mountain stages.

Duration:01:17:52