Yoann Barelli talks about his season so far, his recent injury and journey to recovery, his photography, drug addiction, doping and much more.( Photos: 1 )
Yoann Barelli checks out 7 special rides from the Big White Bike Park.
The BikeRadar Podcast is back, with Episode 5! This month tech ed Tom is joined by senior writer Jack and tech guru Seb to discuss the finer points of bicycle design, the cross-pollination of technology from mountain bikes to road and the ever-changing world of social media. While we’ll keep listing our new podcasts here, don’t forget to subscribe to them via your favourite podcast service so they get delivered straight to your listening device as soon as they’re published. You can, of course, find our episodes on iTunes and Spotify. BMC’s 2010 TeamMachine is one influential bike! Matt Pacocha As ever, leave us comments, questions and suggestions! We want your feedback Given this is only episode 5, we’re still new to this Podcasting malarky, so, if you have time, we would really appreciate your feedback. We’ve created a very simple, very short, totally anonymous survey, so if you have a spare minute, please let us know your thoughts! Much like the people in this image, we’ll take your feedback on board. All the links you need Lugano Charter – UCI technical regulations – it’s quite the read… We’ve designed the bike of the future! The ultimate guide to rear suspension systems 10 of the best road tyres, lab tested Social media links There are loads of riders to follow on social media, but as mentioned in the podcast, here are some of our favourites. On the road side of things, Taylor Phinney, Marianne Vos, Lachlan Morton, Lizzie Deignan, and Greg van Avermaet are good follows, as are EF Education First and incredible photographers Ashley Gruber and Jered Gruber. We also find Cat3Memes, gravel_tryhard, Feedzone News and Bicycle Pubes worthy of a giggle or two, from time to time. We’re fans of State Bicycle Co’s Riding Fixed, Up Mountains, With Pros YouTube playlist (as well as our very own!) When it comes to the world of dirt, there are dozens worthy of a follow. Pro riders, such as Brendan Fairclough, Olly Wilkins, Cécile Ravanel, Wyn Masters, Kaos Seagrave, Kade Edwards, Rachel Atherton, Loose Dog Lewis, Yoann Barelli and Amaury Pierron are great. We also like Squids on Tour, Mad Dog Boris, Sven Martin, Manon Carpenter and Ben Cathro. Finally, if you really want to follow our stable of accounts, look out for BikeRadar, MBUK Magazine, Cycling Plus, Jack Luke, Seb Stott, Aoife Glass, Joe Norledge, Mildred Locke, Matthew Allen and Tom Marvin. How to listen to the BikeRadar Podcast If you want to download the BikeRadar Podcast to your iPhone, you can find it on iTunes, alternatively, it can be streamed via Spotify and all the other usual podcast services. Previous BikeRadar Podcast episodes Episode 1 – Cycling Plus‘ Bike of the Year Special (Spotify/iTunes) Episode 2 – MBUK‘s Trail Bike of the Year Special (Spotify/iTunes) Episode 3 – The BikeRadar Podcast – How do £10k bikes even exist? (Spotify/iTunes) Episode 4 – The BikeRadar Podcast – SRAM versus Shimano, and more! (Spotify/iTunes) Previous BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast episodes BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast Ep 1: Fork Offset — all you need to know BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast Ep 2: Mountain bike suspension dampers
Yoann starts preparing to undergo knee surgery with a brutal circuit workout.
Yoann Barelli talks about how he's never broken a bone before, how he's staying positive and how he's already made a plan for recovery.( Photos: 12, Comments: 117 )