The Cycling News Podcast

Van der Poel, Trentin and Swift talk World Championships

September 11, 2019

In the latest episode of the Cyclingnews podcast we catch up with some of the leading contenders for the World Championships who are currently finessing their form at the Tour of Britain.

We speak to young Dutch sensation Mathieu van der Poel about his chances in Yorkshire and growing level of expectancy he has on his shoulders.

We also hear from Italian leader Matteo Trentin on his nations chances, a generation of riders now at their peak, and the merits of racing on British roads ahead of Yorkshire.

There’s a catch up with the British national champion Ben Swift on his time at UAE Team Emirates and how he is hoping to galvanize a team around him despite only having six spots on the start line.

Finally, time trial specialist and super domestique Luke Durbridge gives us his take on the Australian team, Rohan Dennis’ chances on defending his time trial title, and the merits of announcing squads as early as possible.

What’s more Philippa York is on hand to give her expert opinion on an array of topics with the Worlds just over a week away.

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