CyclingTips Podcast: the Flanders tour and frame compliance

With tires increasing and pressure decreasing, is frame compliance much more important? Does comfort not primarily come from your tires? James Huang sets out to answer this question in this week’s Nerd Alert.

But first, it’s the week of Flanders. Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem are in the rearview mirror and De Ronde appears in the distance. Who is fine? Who is not? Can anyone reject the strongest QuickStep team we’ve seen for years?

It’s not all a pebble, though. La Volta a Catalunya saw a battle of GC men, and Alejandro Valverde was the most impressive. It was not good for everyone.

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