Geraint Thomas Cycling Club

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Geraint Thomas is starting a cycling club. And you’re all invited. Follow the Tour de France winner and amateur rider Tom Fordyce as they take you on a fascinating ride round the stories and secrets of pro racing, and try to build a cycling club from scratch. 

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After a successful GTCC night out with Fabian Cancellara, Geraint and Tom persuade him to come on the podcast to chat all things classics. We delve into his rivalry with Tom Boonen, relive his best (and worst) races and what advice has he got for Geraint?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 23

59 min 37 sec

Meet John McAvoy, an endurance athlete with a difference. In this episode, Geraint and Tom chat to the former armed robber about how a rowing machine changed the course of his life, how he broke a world record from inside a prison gym and what his bike has done for him since. And we get the inside story on the miraculous recovery of Geraint’s stolen bike!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 16

58 min 56 sec

It's time for another Tour de France winner as the GTCC welcomes two-time champion Tadej Pogacar to the podcast. Geraint and Tom get to test out their language skills before getting down to business - what's the secret to Tadej's success? Does he have any weaknesses? And will he reveal them on the podcast? And we get an update on Geraint's shoulder mobility. But has he completed Chair Person Tom's tasks?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 9

55 min 58 sec

Geraint finally lets the GTCC's biggest fan George North onto the pod to settle a few debates just in time for the autumn internationals; Who can drink more - cyclists or rugby players? Who suffers more - cyclists on a climb or rugby players in a Test match? And why does Geraint owe the entire Wales team a night out?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2

47 min 36 sec

Geraint invites old friend and team-mate Sir Bradley Wiggins to the GTCC to take a look back at where it all began.What advice did Bradley Wiggins have for a young G? Why did they have to be rescued in Mallorca? And how does he reflect differently on his career since retiring?Plus, there's an update from Chairman Tom on the new GTCC merchandise. Get yours now!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 25

54 min 14 sec

Season two is finally here...Geraint and Tom look back over the summer including one or two 'whoopsies' for Geraint and a fair few injuries. Plus, there are some big announcements for the GTCC.Welcome back!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 18

40 min 30 sec

The wait is over... the GTCC is coming back for season 2! And it's going to be bigger and better than ever.Geraint and Tom will bring you more great guests from the pro tour and the amateur world, new merchandise, group rides every week on Zwift and maybe we'll finally meet in person?But until then, enjoy some proper cycling chat as Geraint and Tom chat through their contenders for the Road World Championships in Belgium.Welcome back!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sep 16

11 min 17 sec

Want to know the secret to winning the Tour de France? Well you're in for a treat! We're back with a bonus episode... all about Grand Tours. And who better to chat to Tom and Geraint than a man who's won seven of them... Chris Froome.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 21

1 hr 2 min

It's the final episode of series one! And to finish, we're ending with a deep dive into most crucial job in cycling - the soigneur. Are they a butler? Are they a friend? Are they a rider's Mum? Tom chats to Geraint and his 'swannie' Marko to find out.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 24

49 min 36 sec

In the penultimate episode of the series, Tom is joined by both Geraint and Team Bahrain rider Wout Poels from Tenerife. Tom learns about the best and worst trainers, the best advice for amateurs and Wout gets a few English lessons in return!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 17

55 min 46 sec

Geraint and Tom speak to Ineos Grenadiers Racing Director Rod Ellingworth to find out exactly what a cycling coach does. We get the inside track on Geraint's career from the British Cycling Olympic Academy to Tour de France winner and give our GTCC members some great tips!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 10

54 min 8 sec

What makes the perfect team pursuit rider? How do you make up the team? And why does it look so easy on TV? We go back to the start of Geraint's career as three-time Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy joins the GTCC for a deep dive into 'the best event on the track'.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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May 3

49 min 27 sec

We have BIG news. The official GTCC jersey is finally here! And, Geraint and Tom bring you all the tips as we speak to renowned psychiatrist Steve Peters about chimps, mindset and ghosts.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 26

51 min 10 sec

How do you go from a six-mile commute to tackling 180km? Geraint and Tom welcome one of the best amateurs around to the GTCC to find out. BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin chats extreme triathlons, becomes the GTCC head of snacks and Geraint gets some presenting tips.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 19

47 min 5 sec

It's the episode you've all been asking for! What do pro-riders eat for breakfast? What's in Geraint's musette? And what should amateurs eat on a long ride? Geraint and Tom are joined by former Team Sky nutritionist James Morton to answer all your questions.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 12

53 min 57 sec

Geraint knows about winning. Tom doesn't. So we invite Lizzie Deignan to the GTCC to chat that winning feeling, celebrations and weird prizes. Also, who's more competitive - Geraint or Lizzie?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Apr 5

48 min 19 sec

It's cobbles season! Geraint and Tom get a bit starstruck as we welcome the four-time winner of Paris-Roubaix, three-time winner of Tour of Flanders and road race World Champion Tom Boonen to the GTCC.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mar 29

55 min 52 sec

It's time to chat lead singers as Geraint and Tom welcome sprinter Sam Bennett to the GTCC. But are sprinters really the bosses of the peloton? And what do they think of GC riders?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mar 23

54 min 29 sec

We're half way through the series! Geraint and Tom welcome GB's most successful female Olympian to the GTCC to chat about her 'work place'. We put Laura's velodrome knowledge to the test, discuss the thrill of coming off the bend and could there be a Kenny and a Thomas at the 2044 Games?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 16

53 min 34 sec

It's our second Sir of the series! Sir Chris Hoy joins Geraint and Tom to give us the low-down on how to conserve energy at Olympic opening ceremonies, how to celebrate at the closing ceremonies, and how to win the medals in between.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mar 9

59 min 39 sec

Geraint and Tom get technical this week as breakaway guru Steve Cummings joins the club to explain how and when to make your break. We also decide whether breakaways should be allowed in the GTCC, introduce suspensions and finally settle a debate on the best Welsh cake recipe.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Mar 2

56 min 59 sec

It's the guest you've all been waiting for! Geraint is reunited with teammate Luke Rowe as Tom fires out questions on crosswinds, headwinds, tailwinds, echelons, and we find out the best way to pee on the move.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 23

49 min 3 sec

This week Geraint and Tom are joined by Vini and Bill from Caffe Velo Verde in Nottingham to chat cleats, cakes and coffee-shop etiquette. Plus, we host the inaugural GTCC World Cup of Coffee and there's an unfortunate incident for Tom in Bakewell.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 16

42 min 26 sec

Geraint and Tom have got some momentum now as more GTCC members are appointed to the committee. They also find time to chat farts, leg shaving and aero socks with expert time trialist Rohan Dennis.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 9

50 min 21 sec

It's not Geraint's favourite subject, but Tom has chosen crashes for episode 4. So we go behind the scenes with Geraint's wife Sara Thomas to chat telegraph poles, lucky charms and that Giro crash.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 2

53 min 20 sec

The GTCC needs a club jersey. And who better to help design it than Sir Paul Smith? Geraint and Tom are joined by the British fashion designer to discuss their favourite retro kit and what's acceptable to wear in cafes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 26

43 min 16 sec

Geraint and Tom and are joined by British stalwart Ian Stannard to ask all the crucial questions about domestiques; how many water bottles can you carry? Do you have to like your team leader? And what's the best gift you've ever received? And the club continues to grow.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 19

45 min 45 sec

It's the first episode of the GTCC, and Geraint and Tom are getting to grips with starting a cycling club. They're also joined by one of the world's best climbers, Richie Porte, to discuss pot bellies, pain and rowdy crowds.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Jan 12

52 min 42 sec

Welcome to the Geraint Thomas Cycling Club. Listen out for new episodes every Tuesday as the Tour de France winner and amateur rider Tom Fordyce build the club from scratch.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 4

2 min 54 sec