Raya and Stephen wipe away the steam droplets of Show 25 and return to much more serious cycling matters: food. Though 'serious' isn't something we do well, we give it a bash.
Firstly, we dive into the subject of what keeps us going on long rides, so the pod goes all Masterchef as a range of cereal bars are placed in front of Raya and she has to - by palate alone - determine the contents. That's right - a vision and taste test on an audio format. Remember where you were when you heard this award winning podcasting. We're reinventing the rules, mofos.
And then the serious dial is whacked up to maximum as top sports nutritionist Will Girling - the food and diet man behind two top Cycling teams (and other top sportspeople) shares his knowledge and secrets about the foods that power people to the top. Also, some superfoods are slapped down and some urban myths are debunked. It's essential listening.
Also! Raya's super-keen eyes spot a big move from Stephen, to fitness's 'dark side'. He wasn't going to talk about it, but under Raya's insistent questioning, he has no choice.
As ever, there's all your Pod favourites, including a Velominati which threatens to penetrate the heart of this very podcast. That's right, it's a rule, that if followed, would render this the very last podcast we ever record. Probably worth listening just to see if that's the case.
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Music 'Zazie' c/o Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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