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NEVER STRAYS FAR

Hosted by Ned Boulting with David Millar, as ever, by his side. The two talk about lots of things, although they never stray far from the core issue, bike racing. Expect guests from the racing world and some proper old school reporting from the road side. Sponsored by CHPT3 and The Road Book.

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THE ROAD BOOK #9: A bumper Xmas special, featuring Rendell and all sorts...

Ned and David have a little think about mismatching kits, Steve Cummings, the Vuelta and Marathon running, while Rendell tells us all about his holiday with Peter Sagan, Nairo Quintana, Egan Bernal and Richard Carapaz...Visit CHPT3 here.And discover the delights of The Road Book here.

55mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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THE ROAD BOOK #7: The Editor's Cut. A scripted review, lifted from the pages of The Road Book of a glorious year.

With David otherwise detained, Ned reads from his Editor's Introduction which opens the 2019 Road Book, and looks backs on the best year on the road for a long, long time.Visit CHPT3 here.And discover the delights of The Road Book here.

32mins

29 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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THE ROAD BOOK #6: A big bike race announces the route for 2020. It's going to be held in France, seemingly. And it finishes on the Plank. Plus there is Darts with Lionel Birnie.

David and Ned turn their considerable attentions from Italy to the Tour de France 2020. And then there's a bit of straying. Obvs.Visit CHPT3 here.And discover the delights of The Road Book here.

50mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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THE ROAD BOOK #5: David and Ned continue their Italian voyage from the comfort of Spain and Lewisham, while Yoann Bagot, one day into retirement, talks about the awe he feels at the size of the universe.

It's all about Italy in the Autumn. Plus astrophysics (obvs) and theology. The latest transfer news gets a airing, all while we wait for the climb up the Superga and the finale of Milano-Torino. Spoiler: we tell you what happens in the end.Follow @Yoannbagot on Twitter and find Bike’N Connect here.Visit CHPT3 here.And discover the delights of The Road Book here.

40mins

9 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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THE ROAD BOOK #4: David (in Catalonia) joins Ned (in Lewisham) and they talk to Matt (in Madrid) about Lombardia (Italy) and Films (Sweden)

In our first attempt at remote podding we take a look ahead to the final, wonderful block of European mainland action. Matt Rendell previews the Italian autumn races. Then we stray off to space, this time as a metaphor for wonder and fear in the heart of a child. Visit CHPT3 here: www.chpt3.comBuy The Road Book here: www.theroadbook.co.ukTags: Episode is LivePublished: Sep. 29, 2019 @ 4PM EditUnpublishAmplify this EpisodeAdd Chapter Markers$.10/minuteTranscribe this EpisodePromote this EpisodeCreate a Video SoundbiteShare on FacebookShare on Twitter

36mins

2 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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THE ROAD BOOK #3: David and Ned shout loudly about Mads - because....well, mads

At the Harrogate finish line, Ned and David are put through a mixture of emotion, including irritation and occasional boredom. But it ends with colossal love. What a race. Visit CHPT3 here: www.chpt3.comBuy The Road Book here: www.theroadbook.co.uk

31mins

29 Sep 2019

Rank #6

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THE ROAD BOOK #8: Steve Cummings has something to say.

Steve Cummings talks to Ned about a difficult decision, and looks back on a prestigious career.Visit CHPT3 here.And discover the delights of The Road Book here.

38mins

19 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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THE ROAD BOOK #10: Let 2020 rip! David and Ned chat Froome, Australia, Dogs, Yorkshire, Theatres and stuff

Ned is back from spending a few days with Chris Froome, and David has been watching the Tour Down Under (well, bits of it)

36mins

27 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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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 Dhabi

26mins

28 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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THE ROAD BOOK #12: Nairo, Remco, Pog, van der Haar and Yates all get repeated hat doffs - and we dive headlong into the history of Dave and Ned's much loved Park Run movement.

A look back at the welter of fantastic racing over the last week, as well as a fascinating insight into the mind of the creator of Park Run phenomenon, podcast listener Paul Sinton-Hewitt.

45mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #10

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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***EalingFor Free UK delivery on all Road Book orders during Paris Nice visit www.theroadbook.co.uk and enter NSF2020 when you checkout.

27mins

8 Mar 2020

Rank #11

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THE ROAD BOOK #11: Our Man In Asia. Dave and Ned are separated by seven time zones, but remain in contact via the World Wide Web..

A round-up of recent racing (already dated, because Ned couldn't find any WiFi - though the points are good ones), and then a special focus on Asia and the Tour de Langkawi - we hear from a rising star of sprinting, and chew the cud of the British cycling scene with John Herety, who happens to be in Malaysia.

38mins

8 Feb 2020

Rank #12

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THE ROAD BOOK #20: Another Bloody Quiz

After a few weeks of lockdown, David and Ned reminisce, via the loose medium of quizzing on two wonderful stages of the best Tour de France in living memory.

27mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #13

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THE ROAD BOOK #19: A wonderful Paris Nice comes to an end, thank heavens.

Mixed feelings as Ned and David go their separate ways.Discount codes: POD15 www.chpt3.com                           NSF2020 www.theroadbook.co.uk

19mins

14 Mar 2020

Rank #14

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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.www.chpt3.comwww.theroadbook.co.uk

28mins

12 Mar 2020

Rank #15