The Rouleur Podcast
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Ryan Le Garrec on losing, and finding, himself in Morocco & Kask Elemento
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering talks with Ryan Le Garrec, the filmmaker and photographer who contributed the feature 'Crossing the Divide' to the latest edition of the magazine. Le Garrec rode into Morocco, to deliberately get lost, and came back with an incredible set of memories and photographs. He talks openly and eloquently about the highs and lows of solo bikepacking, in a fascinating interview which will change the way you approach your next expedition.Also in the pod, Dan Cavallari interviews Luca Viano, Director of Product at Kask, and Marco Galli, Marketing manager at Kask, about the company's new helmet, the Elemento.
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Eyewitness reports from La Vuelta Feminina and Tro-Bro Léon
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering catches up with Olga Àbalos, the editor of Volata magazine, who covered the revamped Vuelta Feminina in its new May slot. Ed also speaks with Rouleur's roving photojournalist James Startt, who was on a race moto at the idiosyncratic and characterful Tro-Bro Léon event in Brittany.Subscribe to Rouleur and get a 15 per cent discount. Code is in the pod.Volata magazine: https://volatamag.cc/revista/La Cathédrale Engloutie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVMGwPDP-Yk
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: The Soul Magazine, featuring Remco Evenepoel, Victoria Pendleton, the soul of bike racing and more
It's new magazine week! Rouleur 119: the Soul Edition, is now out, and editor Edward Pickering and photojournalist James Startt discuss some of the standout features of the magazine.We talk about James's interview and shoot with Remco Evenepoel and staff writer Rachel Jary's interview with Victoria Pendleton. Guest contributor Maria David talks about her feature - an interview with Selam Amha Gerefiel which broadened out into a wider discussion of Ethiopian cycling. We hear from Dan Craven, whose bike company Onguza is dripping with soul, and from AI Ed, who reads from Real Life Ed's piece on cycling in Japan, the philosophy of wabi-sabi, and the slow passing of time.Rouleur is a magazine with soul, and cycling is a sport with soul. Subscribe at rouleur.cc/subscribe.
Thursday, April 27, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Classics wrap, Mur de Huy block party & Vuelta Feminina
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering catches up with GCN+ presenter Dan Lloyd for a final wrap on the 2023 Classics season. We also hear from James Startt, who spent a day on the Mur de Huy at Flèche Wallonne trying to discover the real meaning of the race. And finally, Olga Àbalos, the editor of Volata magazine, gives us her overview of the upcoming Vuelta Feminina.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Amstel Gold Race & Gorewear
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering reflects on the Amstel Gold Races with photojournalist James Startt, and tech writer Dan Cavallari catches up with Amy Evans of Gorewear
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Paris-Roubaix
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering catches up with Dan Lloyd of GCN+ to discuss the two incredible editions of Paris-Roubaix that happened over the weekend. He also chats with Rouleur staffers Rachel Jary and James Startt, who were on the ground at the races and who share their memories of the weekend.
Thursday, April 6, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Holy Week
It's Holy Week in cycling, the sacred eight days incorporating the two biggest one-day races in the world: the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix. Rouleur editor Edward Pickering catches up with staff writer Rachel Jary, who is in the thick of the action in Belgium and uploading daily colour pieces for rouleur.cc. We also speak with GCN+ presenter and former pro Dan Lloyd to get his take on two incredible Tours of Flanders. Finally we look ahead to Paris-Roubaix with photojournalist James Startt.
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Rouleur 118 - the Classics issue, Gent-Wevelgem, E3 & Zwift Hub
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering and photojournalist James Startt talk about Rouleur 118: the Classics Issue, taking a deep dive into the Tour of Flanders and bike racing culture in cycling's biggest hotspot. They also discuss last weekend's E3 and Gent-Wevelgem races.And tech correspondent Dan Cavallari interviews Tom Hargreaves, Zwift's associate director of connected products marketing, about the company's entry into home trainer hardware, the Zwift Hub.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Rouleur Conversations: Dan Lloyd interview, Milan-San Remo and Trofeo Binda
Ahead of cobbled Classics season, Rouleur editor Edward Pickering chats with GCN+ presenter and commentator Dan Lloyd about his own history in the Classics and both look ahead to the big races to come.We also catch up with Rouleur's photojournalist James Startt to find out how his experience of shooting Milan-San Remo from a race moto went, and to Rouleur's staff writer Rachel Jary about last weekend's Trofeo Alfredo Binda.And ahead of the imminent release of our latest magazine, Rouleur 118: the Classics issue, James talks about one of his features, his visit to In De Zon, one of the best cycling bars in Flanders.