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"Kristy Scrymgeour is a former cyclist, journalist, PR manager for HTC-Highroad, and now the owner and manager of the Specialized-lululemon team, who have just won two rounds of the women’s Road World Cup, the Crescent Vårgårda Team Time Trial and road race, with Chantal Blaak. I spoke to her about those two wins, the Project X Fundraiser to crowd-source support for the team next year, and much more. The full conversation will be put up as a podcast on my blog tomorrow, but just for the Café, you can read some of the conversation below."

Kristy Scrymgeour interviewed on Vårgårda, Project X and MUCH more! - Podium Cafe

Read my interview all about the Specialized-lululemon crowd-funding project and more!

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Please click through and read my race report

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I wrote a race report on the Crescent Vårgårda Team Time Trial World Cup for cyclingnews - please can you do me a favour and click through a couple of times? It also gives you my take on the race :-)

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My guide to watching the four women’s cycling World Cup races this week - how to watch the Méribel MTB and Cresent Open de Suède Vårgårda streams live, and find LOTS more information!

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TTT training Vargarda, Sweden - Rabo Liv

Want to follow the Vårgårda Team Time Trial World Cup on Friday? Here’s the my guide to this week’s World Cups

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My race report from the weekend’s road racing, with lots of videos

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"It’s been an incredible few weeks for Emma Pooley, first winning three stages in the Giro Rosa to demonstrate that she’s the best climber in the women’s peloton, then lining up for La Course – a race she helped to make happen – on the Champs-Elysées. So, it may come as a surprise to hear that she will retire after the Commonwealth Games road race on Sunday."

Emma Pooley: Keep On Running | Rouleur | Journal

The star of the Giro mountain stages, Emma Pooley, has announced her retirement - here’s my exclusive interview with her about why, and what she’s doing next.

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My guide to the next women’s road races we can watch

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My guide to watching the track, MTB and road at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

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My race report, with all the videos and links I’ve found on the biggest mountain day in this year’s Giro Rosa.

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I caught up with Emma Pooley after she won Stage 6 of the 2014 Giro Rosa - and more Q&A with Amanda Spratt on racing and transferring, and Jolien D’Hoore on her first ever Giro

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My race report, with all the videos, blogs and links I’ve found from this crazy-exciting stage

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I caught up with Valentina Scandolara, and she told me about Stage 5, what wearing the Queen of the Mountains jersey means to her, studying on tour, and whether she can ever march in line!

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"Every day of the Giro Rosa, wifi permitting, Podium Café will be talking to ORICA-AIS riders Amanda Spratt and Valentina Scandolara. Today it’s Spratty’s turn to tell us about bouncing off walls, surprise climbs, and how the stage went - and we caught up with Vale to ask about her day in the break, and ending up in the Queen of the Mountains jersey."

Rider reactions: Amanda Spratt and Valentina Scandolara on Giro Rosa Stage 3 - Podium Cafe

My interviews with Spratty and Vale - the Spandolara Twins - after Stage 3

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"It’s hardly been an easy Giro Rosa so far, but today the peloton was ready for the first big climbing day, and it was another hot one. It was meant to be the day the General Classification was all shaken up, but would that be the case? Videos, photos, results and rider blogs - with some words just for Podium Café from our winner!"

The escape that could - Annemiek van Vleuten wins Giro Rosa Stage 3 - Podium Cafe

My race report - with everything I’ve found from Stage 3