Welcome to the VeloNews cycling podcast, where we discuss the latest trends, news, and controversies in the world of cycling.

Dwars door Vlaanderen was a thriller with Mathieu van der Poel stunning the WorldTour. We discuss the ‘cross world champ who seems to have unlimited potential as a cyclist.

We also talk about the crash in the women’s race that led to a stoppage in the men’s race. To better understand the dynamics at play, we hear from Ellen van Dijk, who won the women’s race. She talks about why it’s important to run the women’s race on the same day as the men and the broader importance of the Flanders races.

This episode of the VeloNews podcast is sponsored by Pactimo, who is kitting us out for our summer of gravel racing. Check out the Summit Stratos 12-Hour bibs we’ll be wearing at Dirty Kanza 200 and other big events >>

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