The Rouleur Podcast
Rouleur Conversations: Pinot, Alaphilippe & Ribble Cycles
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering and staff photojournalist James Startt discuss Thibaut Pinot's recent announcement that 2023 would be his last season, and talk about James's recent photoshoot with Julian Alaphilippe, which is coming to a Rouleur magazine near you soon.Also, Rachel Jary talks with Lancashire-based Ribble Cycles CEO Andy Smallwood about how a historic company has revolutionised itself to become one of the most forward-thinking bike manufacturers in the world.Further reading: Cross Channel by Julian Barnes
Rouleur 116: The Mind Issue
Rouleur editor Edward Pickering and staff photojournalist James Startt discuss the new edition of Rouleur: number 116, the Mind Issue, available now. They talk about Lachlan Morton, Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan, who all appear in the magazine.Useful links from the show:Rouleur 116: https://www.rouleur.cc/blogs/the-rouleur-journal/what-s-in-edition-116-of-rouleurBeau Marksohn's Instagram can be found here: https://www.instagram.com/dadbod_cyclist/Man Cycling Down Street, Hyères, France: https://www.magnumphotos.com/newsroom/society/henri-cartier-bresson-the-world-of-henri-cartier-bresson/Fergus Crawley runs the Modern Mind podcast & his Youtube channel is @ferguscrawley95
Rouleur Conversations: Sir Paul Smith in conversation with Simon Mottram at Rouleur Live
Fashion and cycling are intrinsically linked, from the elegant style of 50s icon Fausto Coppi, both on and off the bike, through the faster moving team kit designs of the 70s, 80s and 90s, to the huge range of the modern era. We caught up with world-famous clothes designer and cycling fanatic Sir Paul Smith and Rapha founder Simon Mottram, who have worked on several cycling clothing collections together, at the recent Rouleur Live show. The pair have turned a real love and obsession for cycling into huge businesses and they explained to Rouleur editor Edward Pickering where that passion comes from. We also talk to Charlotte Jarps, who paints bespoke designs and artworks on cycling shoes, and we roved the halls of Rouleur Live to ask industry figures what their favourite pro team kit of all time is.
Rouleur Tech Podcast - Reserve Wheels
Dan Cavallari continues his conversation with Cervélo's Head of Design Scott Roy and NicMcCrae of Reserve Wheels. This time they focus on the history of Reserve Wheels and the benefits of the collaboration with Cervélo.
Rouleur Tech Podcast - Cervélo S5
Dan Cavallari gets the background on one of the most successful bikes in the pro peloton - the Cervélo S5. It's already been proved fast in the hands of Roglič, van Aert, Vingegaard and Vos and the redesigned new generation is now available to the public. Dan talks to Cervélo's Head of Design Scott Roy and NicMcCrae of Reserve Wheels, who had a significant input into its design.
Rouleur Tech Podcast - Argonaut GR3
Dan Cavallari is just back from Bend, Oregon, where he's been trying out Argonaut's new take on the gravel bike - the GR3. Argonaut make custom carbon frames in their factory in Bend and the GR3 is a visually striking and innovative entrant into the gravel market. Dan gets the full story from Argonaut founder Ben Farver.
Rouleur Tech - BMC Masterpiece
If you're dreaming of the bike you'd buy if money was no object, the BMC Masterpiece range may be near the top of your list. The Swiss company's most exclusive bikes are not made using pre-built sections like most of their carbon rivals, but handmade in a single mould. They're not cheap, but how do you put a price on what some consider to be the world's most beautiful bikes? Dan Cavallari talks to Stefan Christ - BMC's Head of R&D - about the history and future of the Masterpiece.
Rouleur Tech Podcast - Elastic Interface
3D printing has revolutionised design in bikes and components in recent years - now it's even inside your shorts. Elastic Interface are pioneering the use of 3D printing in the making of chamois pads - they say the process helps make them more comfortable, longer lasting and less wasteful of materials. If you're not familiar with Elastic Interface, the Italian company make high-quality pads for some of the best clothing brands in the world. On this episode, Dan Cavallari talks to Irene Lucarelli and Luca Conte from the company about the present and future shape of the often overlooked chamois.
Rouleur Conversations Issue 114 - The Sustainability Issue
Just how green is cycling? Clearly the act of pedalling your bike is about as eco-friendly as it gets, but what about the way it was built, the delivery chain, even the clothes you wear to ride? Not looking quite so green now. And bike racing? Best not to ask how many air and lorry miles are involved in transporting the peloton around the globe. Rouleur Issue 114 looks at sustainability in cycling - on this podcast Editor Ed Pickering explains why it matters. And cycling journalist and F1 presenter Laura Winter joins us to talk about how Netflix are hoping to deliver some Grand Prix glamour to our sport.