Is Contador The Best Grand Tour Rider Ever? + Giro Roundup & Great New Tech | The GCN Show Ep. 125

Published on June 2nd 2015


Alberto Contador won his 7th Grand Tour at the Giro D'Italia. But is he the greatest stage racer ever?
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We give the Giro a thorough post-mortem this week, including compact gearing, the fearsome Mortirolo, and why Ryder Hesjedal climbs so well. 

Topeak have sent us their new pump that is also a bike stand! We check it out in tech of the week.

Elsewhere, we look at Bradley Wiggins' space age bars ahead of his World Hour Record attempt, Mark Cavendish previews the World Championships course in Richmond, and Chris Froome tells Roger Federer to man up!

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