VN podcast, ep. 98: How do you pick a TDF team? What is Lotto’s aero gel?

We discuss the stressful process of securing a spot on a grand tour roster and the UCI's decision to ban an aero gel.

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

It’s pretty darn hard to get on a Tour de France team. Do results at the Dauphiné or Tour de Suisse really matter?

We talk to some of the peloton’s key directors to understand how they assemble their rosters. Plus, we hear from riders about this stressful process to get a coveted spot in the Grand Boucle.

Then, we bring on tech expert Dan Cavallari to talk about one of the wackiest stories we’ve seen in a while: the aerodynamic leg gel that Lotto-Soudal used in the Dauphiné’s team time trial. What the heck?

This episode of the VeloNews podcast is sponsored by Feedback Sports.

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