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Sepp Kuss

Bobby and Jens

Bobby Julich and Jens Voigt catch up with Jumbo Visma's American climbing sensation Sepp Kuss. Fresh from the tour and heading into his 7th grand tour in just his fourth professional season we find out how he made the step from mountain biking to road, whether he regretted his decision to skip the Olympic road race and find out whether he's ready for a concerted GC attempt at a grand tour. This episode, presented by Zwift, is a Velonews production in association with Shocked Giraffe. It was produced by Mark Payne and edited by Tim Mossa.


6 Aug 2021

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VN Podcast, ep. 262: Sepp Kuss wins, Durango rejoices; Cycling's favorite tax haven

VeloNews Podcasts

Sepp Kuss became the latest American to win a stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, and on today's podcast we explore how the victory impacted people in Kuss' cycling-mad hometown of Durango, Colorado.John Livingston covered Sepp Kuss for the Durango Herald for the last five years, and on Sunday, Livingston wrote his final story for the newspaper — a feature story on Kuss's big win. Livingston explains why Kuss is such an important figure in Durango, and why the small town continues to produce world-class cyclists.Then, Andrew Hood and James Startt file their dispatch from Andorra, and discuss why so many pro cyclists have moved to the high-altitude destination. Hint: it has more to do with Andorra's tax laws than the awesome training. All that and more on today's episode.This week's episode is brought to you by InsideTracker.com, which can offer you science-backed recommendations for positive diet and lifestyle changes to improve your performance and help you pursue your favorite activities for life. Right now, get 25 percent off the entire InsideTracker store by going to InsideTracker.com/VeloNews.


13 Jul 2021

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Chef's kiss for Sepp Kuss | 'Ineos have to change tactics’

The Bradley Wiggins Show by Eurosport

Stage 15 of the Tour de France was another brutal affair, ending in a brilliant breakaway victory for Jumbo-Visma's Sepp Kuss. Sir Brad and Bernie Eisel look back on an epic day of racing in the Pyrenees in the company of Graham Willgoss. But is Kuss too nice to be a killer on the bicycle? Brad thinks so. Bernie’s not so sure: "Riders, when they put their cycling shoes on, put their helmet on, they're absolutely a different person," he says. "Trying to be that leader, and delivering at the moment it's expected? Chapeau." In what could have been a big day for the GC shake-up, Brad says Ineos played into Tadej Pogacar's hands: "They did the job UAE should have been doing, but they don't have the leader to match him and finish it off. They have to change tactics. I'd have liked to have seen G and Richie Porte in the break, and see how that panned out.”There is no doubt who will be happiest heading into the rest day. Especially with the mountain tests ahead – with or without back-up.“Pogacar has the solo ability to do what he likes,” says Brad. “Whereas I really relied on my teammates.” Brad and Bernie agree that, for Mark Cavendish, the Green Jersey is coming home – and more stage wins could well be on their way for the Manx Missile.“Cav’s got through the worst of it now, he’s going to be fine,” says Brad. “I think we could see him take two more stages, with Paris.”Brought to you by Zwift, where fun is fast.The Bradley Wiggins Show is produced by Pete Burton.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


12 Jul 2021

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Sepp Kuss in a first US win in 10 years -Zwift Cycling Central Podcast

Cycling Central Podcast

Christophe & Macka review the end of a grueling week 2 at the Tour de France with a great win by Sepp Kuss


12 Jul 2021

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A Look at Sepp Kuss and Consistency

Semi-Pro Cycling

On this show a bit more Strava stalking as we follow the break and build-up for the first 16 weeks of Sepp Kuss’s 2021 season. Following his training from the last stage of the Vuelta in 2020 on Nov 8 until the end of the UAE Tour on February 27, 2021. It’s a fascinating look at a rider who is on the up and up and on a good day can match it with the best in the world.Staying on top of the latest cycling science research just got easier. With a SEMIPRO+ membership, you’ll get the latest cycling science, filtered, reviewed, and analysed to learn and implement the findings quickly.Learn more about SEMIPRO+ at https://www.semiprocycling.com/plus


7 May 2021

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VeloNews Podcast, ep. 221: Drama on the Angliru; Sepp Kuss and Mike Woods

VeloNews Podcasts

The Vuelta a España has entered its thrilling final week, and we are breaking down the slugfest between Primož Roglič and Richard Carapaz on this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast. The Vuelta's dramatic stage 12 up the Alto de l'Angliru produced a thrilling battle, with Hugh Carthy taking the win and Carapaz seizing the red jersey. Then, two days later, Roglič won the ITT to take the jersey back. We break down the action from both stages, and examine Ineos Grenadiers' new strategy of going on the attack. Then, we analyze the 2021 Tour de France route, which was announced this week. Next year's route serves up a classic battle, with two ITT races, three summit finishes, and a double ascent of Mont Ventoux. Then, we hear from two North American riders who are racing the Vuelta: Sepp Kuss and Michael Woods. Kuss takes us inside the Angliru battle with his perspective on the brutal fight. Then, Woods relives his stage 7 victory at the Vuelta, and explains why this Vuelta a España has helped him overcome the disappointment of being left off EF Pro Cycling's Tour de France team. All that and more on this week's podcast!

1hr 3mins

4 Nov 2020

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VeloNews Podcast, ep. 220: Tao Geoghegan Hart's Giro win; Sepp Kuss and Logan Owen interviews

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The 2020 Giro d'Italia has come to a thrilling conclusion, while the Vuelta a España heads into its mountainous midpoint. On today's episode of The VeloNews Podcast, we dive headfirst into the season's two other grand tours to offer our insight and opinion on the racing. First up is the Giro, which saw Tao Geoghegan Hart take the overall after a thrilling final four days of racing. What do we make of Geoghegan Hart's win for Great Britain and Team Ineos-Grenadiers? Does this win vault the 25-year-old Londoner into the the team's top leadership position, or is Ineos-Grenadiers still the squad of Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas?Then, the Vuelta a España is chugging into foul weather in northern Spain, and Jumbo-Visma saw its grip on the red jersey fall apart after its team leader, Primož Roglič, struggled to put on his rain coat at an inopportune time. How did this disaster occur, and what must Jumbo-Visma do now to rebound?Finally, we hear from Americans Sepp Kuss and Logan Owen, both of whom are racing the Vuelta a España. All that and more on this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast!


28 Oct 2020

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VeloNews Podcast, ep. 219: Could Alaphilippe have won Flanders? Sepp Kuss and Brandon McNulty

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The busy 2020 WorldTour season continues, and this week we have two grand tours and one monument to discuss!Over the weekend the Tour of Flanders was held on empty cobbled streets in Belgium, and both the men's and women's editions produced plenty of drama and action. The men's race saw newcomer Julian Alaphilippe force the day's decisive move with Mathieu van der Poel and Wout van Aert. The stage was set for a three-man battle to the finish, and then Alaphilippe struck a race motorcycle and crashed. We discuss the crash and its impact on the finale, which saw van der Poel win the sprint by inches. Could Alaphilippe have upset the two cobbled crushers in the final 35km? What impact would he have had in the sprint, or on the ascent of the Paterberg? Our resident Alaphilippe expert, James Startt, provides some expert opinion. In the women's race, Boels-Dolmans used its superior team tactics to set Chantal van der Broek-Blaak up for the win. We wonder what could have happened, however, if Anna van der Breggen and Annemiek van Vleuten would have continued their attack, instead of sitting up with 25km to go. Then, the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España are both going strong, and we break down the action from both races. What do we make of Chris Froome's dismal performance on the opening day of the Vuelta? And, is Wilco Kelderman really the favorite to win the Giro now?Finally, we have interviews with American stars at the grand tours. First up is Sepp Kuss, who is leading Jumbo-Visma's domestique ranks at the Vuelta. Sepp discusses the Tour de France finale as well as his Vuelta ambitions with us. Then, we hear from Brandon McNulty, who is racing for GC at the Giro d'Italia. Brandon just scored a third place finish in the Giro's long ITT — an amazing result for a grand tour debutant. Today's episode is brought to you by flobikes.com, your home for live streaming action of the Giro d'Italia for U.S. and Canadian viewers. Flobikes.com is also broadcasting the Vuelta a España in Canada. To sign up, go to www.flobikes.com/velonews.

1hr 4mins

21 Oct 2020

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VeloNews Podcast, ep. 214: Can Ineos save its Tour? Sepp Kuss interview; French views on the Tour

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It's our penultimate episode of the 2020 Tour de France, and Jens Voigt joins the show to talk about the action on stages 18 and 19 of the race. Jens provides insight into the two breakaways that succeeded on these two tough stages, and what the riders did correctly (and incorrectly) in the big moves. Ineos Grenadiers won a stage and boosted Richard Carapaz into the polka dot jersey. Is this enough to salvage the squad's 2020 Tour de France? Jens and Fred analyze the high expectations for the team in the race. Then, what are riders planning to do for Saturday's individual time trial up La Planche des Belles Filles? Some riders are planning bike changes on the course, and Jens explains why this could be a huge gamble. We catch up with Sepp Kuss at the finish of stage 18 to hear about his super domestique duties at the Tour, and see whether or not Sepp has any intentions of one day leading a team to the Tour de France Then, James Startt and Andrew Hood sit down with French journalist Pierre Carrey of the publication Liberation to discuss how the French population is viewing the 2020 Tour de France. The race's controversial running amid the COVID-19 pandemic has created split opinion in the host country, and Carrey discusses the various storylines swirling around the event in France.Today's episode is sponsored by a new training supplement called MitoQ. MitoQ is a unique form of the antioxidant CoQ10 that is designed to get inside our cell's mitochondria to help create energy and neutralize free radicals. For more information go to www.mitoq.com/powerupcycling.

1hr 2mins

19 Sep 2020

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VeloNews Podcast, ep. 213: Roglič vs. Pogačar on the Col de la Loze; Sepp Kuss dispatch

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The peloton rumbled up the Col de la Loze on Wednesday, and the soaring mountain did not disappoint. On today's episode, Fred Dreier and Jens Voigt break down all of the action from the big day in the Alps. What were Primož Roglič and Sepp Kuss up to in the final 3km of the race? Jens breaks down the action. Then, we hear from American Sepp Kuss about his Tour de France debut and the role he's been playing for Roglič throughout the Tour. Finally, James Startt and Andrew Hood file their dispatch from the Col de la Loze. James was on a race motorcycle for the soaring climb, and he takes us inside the race.All that and more on today's episode of The VeloNews Podcast!Today's episode is sponsored by a new training supplement called MitoQ. MitoQ is a unique form of the antioxidant CoQ10 that is designed to get inside our cell's mitochondria to help create energy and neutralize free radicals. For more information go to www.mitoq.com/powerupcycling.


17 Sep 2020