Updates from the minds behind The Road book.
THE ROAD BOOK #25: The Dauphiné – “Mountain Squash”
Ned’s back in London. David’s still stuck in Spain. From tomorrow their voices will meet in France, as they resume commentary roles for the Dauphiné. This pod contains proper...Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #24: 2020 Milano Sanremo Report
Ned Boulting is in Sanremo. He takes us inside the pre-race buzz and transfers us to the finish line frenzy – he is our guide, and you’d have to...Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #23: From Siena to SanRemo and beyond. Ned and David post-lockdown re-boot racing
Ned’s passion for racing remains undiminished, his constant surprise at the mediocrity of a bike racing hotel is surprising. Meanwhile David sits at his desk somewhere near Girona. The...Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #21: David and Ned come of age and talk bookshelves
A thorough examination of Chris Froome’s latest transfer gossip, plus Daniel Mangeas and enough literature to last a lockdown or two, as David and Ned delve into their bookshelves.Read more
Never Strays Far Quiz with Ned and David
Never Strays Far brings you a special recording simply “because the internet needs more like this’. Among the usual tangents such as why was Ivan Basso spotted on Strava in...Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #19: A wonderful Paris Nice comes to an end, thank heavens
Mixed feelings as Ned and David go their separate ways.Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #18: Paris Nice Stage Five. Love in the time of Corona: a great stage, and an even greater idea.
David and Ned review another unexpectedly good day’s racing, reveal the Best Idea In World Cycling, and there’s another little audiobook, and it’s about Phil Liggett.Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #17: Paris Nice Stage Four. It’s time trial day. But on the plus side, we have an interview with Nairo Quintana’s bodyguard, the wonderful Connor Swift.
David and Ned salute Max Schachmann, the chess master. Has he got them in check mate? Yes, probably. But also, maybe not. Because the future is not known.Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #16: Paris Nice Stage Three – More wind but different! And Sagan almost wins but doesn’t.
A Sagan special as Ned tries to back up his ludicrous prediction, and David has to listen to him reading from one of his books.Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #15: Paris Nice Stage Two (and there’s more carnage)
The winds blow, the bordures bordure and Ned’s predictions grow wings. Ned and David talk about the oft and aforementioned predictions regards certain professional cyclist’s future, not just in 2020,...Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #14: Paris Nice Stage One
David and Ned are reunited in France* and begin the first of eight world class podcasts from Paris** and then Nice*** *Ealing **Ealing ***Ealing For Free UK delivery on all...Read more
THE ROAD BOOK #13: Unlucky for some. Matt Rendell joins Ned on the line, from quarantine in the UAE.
Ned and Matt discuss the ramifications for cycling of the Coronavirus, with Matt in lockdown in Abu DhabiRead more