VN podcast, ep. 92: Should Froome hit the panic button? California preview

The Giro d'Italia is underway! We hear from our reporters in Italy, preview the Tour of California, and talk about bike patents.

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Welcome to the VeloNews cycling podcast, where we discuss the latest trends, news, and controversies in the world of cycling.

The Giro d’Italia is underway! And Chris Froome is off the back… Already! Should Sky worry about his bad ride at the opening TT? We check in with Andrew Hood and Gregor Brown who are on the ground in Italy.

Back in the States, the Amgen Tour of California starts on Sunday. We preview the route, the key riders, and more.

Finally, in our tech segment, we talk to Dan Cavallari about patents. Are they a window into the future of bike design or just a tease, never to materialize on our personal bikes? Kind of a little bit of both, but they are still very interesting to follow.

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