Brother UK Cycling Podcast

Brother UK Cycling Podcast

Road cycling podcast focused on the UK domestic scene hosted by Timothy John and Phil Jones. Featuring interviews with team managers, riders and stakeholders in the sport.

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March 30, 2020 1 min
Road cycling podcast focused on the UK domestic scene hosted by Timothy John and Phil Jones. Featuring interviews with team managers, riders and stakeholders in the sport.

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Welcome to the first episode of the new Brother UK Cycling podcast. Co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother UK, talk to Dean Downing, a legend of the British road scene. Dean is the former British circuit race and madison champion and is now among the sport’s most sought-after coaches.

In part one, Dean talks about the early phases of his career. He begins by describin...
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Episode two of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast continues a fascinating conversation with Dean Downing, the former British Circuit Race Champion and British Madison Champion and now a sought-after coach. 

Dean shares more stories from his riding career, including his most cherished victory, and offers his thoughts on the challenges faced by the domestic road scene: the structural and financial issues that ...
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The UK's elite road race scene is built on talent, dedication and enormous reserves of goodwill. In the third episode of the new Brother UK Cycling Podcast co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones talk to three people with first-hand experience of the value of family and community support.  
 
Team Brother UK-OnForm's manager Simon Howes and his partner Michelle Jenner join us to describe long weekends (at b...
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Hill climbing is arguably the hardest discipline in cycling - an event in which the riders literally race to collapse. It is a brutal and compelling spectacle for the thousands of spectators who line the hill at events like Monsal Head, but the inner battle waged by the competitors is equally demanding.

In this fourth episode of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast, co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, t...
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E-racing has become cycling’s most popular discipline since the introduction of Covid-mandated lockdowns. Cyclists using so-called ‘smart’ trainers compete online in digital worlds. Watts transmitted from real-world riders power avatars around virtual courses. Exhausting races force indoor cyclists to ‘go deep’ for success. E-cycling is fundamentally an athletic endeavour and, therefore, the most credible e-sport.

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Domestic road racing faced challenging circumstances even before the pandemic, including folding teams and races, a broken economic model, and a shortage of young volunteers willing to replace or even assist the sport’s ageing nucleus of race organisers.

In the first instalment of a two-part investigation into the commercial and organisational machinery that supports the British road scene, we focus on race organisati...
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In this second instalment of our in-depth investigation of elite British domestic road racing, we turn our attention to the teams and riders: the managers, volunteers and athletes attempting to recover from a year without racing and fighting for survival after years of declining investment. 
 
Our six expert witnesses speak with authority on the sporting, commercial, economic and administrative challenges...
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In this episode, co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother UK, are joined by regular contributor Larry Hickmott, the founder and editor of VeloUK.net, to talk through several of the issues raised in our in-depth investigation of elite British domestic road racing, The Way Ahead. 

Tim, Phil and Larry listen to clips taken from parts one and two of episode six and offer their perspect...
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Episode Eight of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast examines management. Co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones lead an insightful discussion. The guests are the managers of our three sponsored teams. We examine the challenges of leadership in sport and business. And we consider the rewards, too: personal, professional and sporting.

Simon Howes is the experienced manager of Team Brother UK-OnForm. Ian Watson, aka Coach Watt...
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In episode nine of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast, co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones MBE, the Managing Director of Brother UK, are joined by members of a Brother UK-sponsored cycling team in a hurry. The elite Crimson Performance-Orientation Marketing squad are planning to make 2021 a season to remember.
 
Guests Matt Hallam, the team’s founder and owner, manager and rider, marquee signing Joey Walker,...
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Rebecca Richardson is the special guest in this tenth edition of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast. Rebecca’s hill climb prowess has made her a familiar face to Brother Cycling’s followers (she’s the reigning Welsh hill climb champion, after all). Now, she’s added another string to her bow: setting endurance records.

Rebecca joins co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother UK, to discus...
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The eleventh edition of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast celebrates the return to national road racing after an absence of more than a year with the 2021 Women’s CiCLE Classic. Brother UK will have an unmissable presence at this superb race with three sponsored teams in the peloton and the Neutral Service p/b Brother UK in-race support crews in the race convoy. 
 
Co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, the M...
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The Brother UK-sponsored Tour Series is Britain's biggest circuit racing series. It's brought adrenaline-fuelled racing to town-centre circuits the length and breadth of the country since 2009. Many household names gained prominence at the Tour Series, including Anna Henderson, the Brother Cycling 'graduate' now winning races in the UCI Women's WorldTour.

Our guests for this investigative edition could scarcely...
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The Tour Series is Britain’s best-loved series of city centre circuit races. Since 2009, it’s granted an early opportunity to blossoming British talent. Brother UK has sponsored The Tour Series since 2014 and served as Official Print and Results Partner since 2016. We proudly sponsor the Brother Fastest Lap competition, too. 

This episode is the second instalment of a two-part preview of the 2021 Tour Series. C...
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This episode of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast offers an in-depth preview of the 2021 Tour of Britain. Its documentary-style investigation features an impressive cast of expert witnesses. Riders, sponsors, route planners, neutral service providers and journalists combine to provide a thought-provoking prelude to the latest edition of Britain’s biggest bike race. 

Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother UK ...
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This episode previews The Women’s Tour: a top-tier stage race, widely considered the most well-organised in the women’s sport. Brother UK has sponsored the event since its inception in 2014 and served as Official Print and Results Partner since 2016. This year, the Neutral Service p/b Brother UK in-race support crews will take their place proudly in the race convoy.

Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother ...
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This special edition of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast previews the 2021 National Hill Climb Championships. Winnats Pass, a savagely beautiful climb at the heart of the Derbyshire Peak District, will host the championships for the first time in 40 years. This year, a female athlete will be crowned national champion on its slopes for the first time. Brother UK will proudly serve #Winnats21 as an event sponsor. 

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In episode 17 of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast, co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother UK, look ahead to the 2022 season, paying particular attention to the Tour Series, the Lincoln Grand Prix and the Women's Tour. 

In 2022, Brother UK will again be at the side of elite British road racing, maintaining its vital financial support in the form of sponsorships for the Brothe...
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Co-hosts Timothy John and Phil Jones, the Managing Director of Brother UK, use episode 18 of the Brother UK Cycling Podcast to look back on the recent Tour Series, look ahead to the 2022 Women’s Tour, share more information on Brother UK’s Green Zone sponsorship at the Women’s Tour and Tour of Britain, and celebrate a second national title in three months for Brother UK - Orientation Marketing.

Additionally, th...
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