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Sigma Sports is proud to present Matt Stephens Unplugged, a regular catch-up with cycling’s favourite character, Matt Stephens, as he chats with special guests and explores the bowels of his own fruity mind. With lots of surprises along the way, the route-map has been torn up; so who knows what direction we’re going in, or where we’ll end up! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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A Tour of Britain Rider, a rival Directeur Sportif, and the Race Director all walk into a podcast… That’s right, it’s the AJ Bell Tour of Britain special. From the massage table, Arkéa–Samsic rider Connor Swift tells Matt Stephens how it feels to ride the 2021 edition of the race, which has seen unseasonably hot weather. We learn all about Cherie P…
 
Jake Stewart tells Matt Stephens how joining the French Groupama–FDJ cycling development team took some getting used to, before making his impressive breakthrough for the WorldTour team in the past year and really feeling part of the family. Question marks are raised around the Coventry quiz, when the legitimacy of a local delicacy is put under scr…
 
Kristin Armstrong and Matt Stephens chat about the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, and how she is preparing her athletes to compete in the women's Mountain Biking and Team Pursuit cycling events. With three Olympic gold medals to her name as well as two World Championships in Time Trial, Kristin admits she now cares a little too much about her athletes an…
 
Pete Stetina and Matt Stephens shoot the breeze about gravel, beer, and Boulder. A former World Tour road racer turned Privateer, Pete is now one of the most successful gravel racers in the world, accrediting the switch to gravel grinding as the best career decision of his life. Find out why he loves it so dearly, and how his passion for craft beer…
 
Nathan Haas chats to Matt Stephens from the comfort of his Pod-pod - a room specially modified for podcasting. We hear the Australian’s take on why you can’t compare Cav to Eddie Merckx and why he’s as much of a cycling fan as he is an athlete. Plus, he shares his take on why there have been so many crashes at the opening stages of the 2021 Tour de…
 
Russ Ellis explains to Matt Stephens that by giving a little, he gained a lot, when a generous gesture to Chris Froome led to a chance of a lifetime; shooting with then Team Sky. Now revered as one of the most talented cycling photographers around, Russ is a regular at the Grand Tours and Spring Classics alike, updating his @cyclingimages Instagram…
 
Lukas Pöstlberger cooks dinner while Matt Stephens quizzes him on his hometown of Vöcklabruck and learns how wearing your national colours helps you to identify your socks. The proud Austrian has spent seven years with Bora Hansgrohe and become one of the most technically gifted riders on the planet; listen in to find out his top tips for corner an…
 
Marianne Vos tells Matt Stephens all about her upbringing in the Netherlands, and how cycling was second nature to her. Having won her first World Championship at the tender age of 19, her life changed overnight - Matt was keen to find out how the Jumbo-Visma rider succeeded in becoming one of the most successful cyclists of all time while dealing …
 
Mitch Docker and Matt Stephens shoot the breeze with a meandering chat about retro cycling fashion, tramp bikes and the challenges of being a road captain. The EF Education-Nippo rider still loves racing his bike, but explains how realising what matters most in life helped inform his decision to retire. The hometown Quiz brings us the lowdown on Me…
 
Tai Woffinden tells Matt Stephens how a snap decision at just 12 years of age set him on the path to becoming the three-times Speedway World Champion he is today. His impulsive nature is also responsible for his growing addiction to road cycling, and if he’s not racing Speedway, he’s riding his road bike as hard as he can; on the tarmac or in his c…
 
Ned Boulting explains the virtues of a good darts game to Matt Stephens and the duo discuss why they are out at the Italian stage race. Ned shares his thoughts on the lack of crowds at the 2021 race and if a diminished Tifosi makes a difference when it comes to watching a bike race unfold. Tune in to find out how well he knows his hometown on Andov…
 
Matteo Trentin admits to Matt Stephens that the modern era of road racing is brilliant for the spectators but extremely difficult for the riders - so it’s a good thing he’s a fan. He credits the amazing team spirit of UAE Team Emirates to the collection of social riders they’ve put together, and measures this by how difficult it is to leave the din…
 
Elisa Longo Borghini tells Matt Stephens how a period of reflection during lockdown helped shape her give-it-all attitude toward the 2021 season. The Trek Segafredo rider remembers geeking out on the Giro d’Italia as a kid, and can’t help but enjoy adding to the hurt her competitors feel on race day. Tune in to learn all about her vow to entertain …
 
Lachlan Morton explains to Matt Stephens how cutting down his road race calendar has meant he can now enjoy each race as if it’s his first, thanks to the alternative calendar afforded to him by EF Education-Nippo. As a world-beating endurance rider, he tells us how he’s had to harness his inner McGuyver to fix a range of trailside mechanicals. The …
 
Eric Min tells Matt Stephens how his unemployability meant he had no choice but to start his own company, Zwift. A bike racer in his youth, Eric has cycling in his DNA and is now rediscovering the joys of riding outdoors since moving house to rural England. Matt demands a pat on the back for his extensively researched Seoul quiz while Eric reflects…
 
Nic Dlamini tells Matt Stephens all about growing up in hunger and how that has shaped him as a person and an athlete now. The Qhubeka Assos rider started riding a bike for a very cool reason, and now races to change people’s lives, with his team’s primary sponsor doing such great work in providing bicycles to people who need them in Africa. In the…
 
Rebecca Charlton tells Matt Stephens how she wanted to be a broadcaster from a very young age, and how the role of cycling was somewhat secondary in the pursuit of her dreams. The pressures to adapt to a male-dominated industry in order to thrive eventually encouraged her to do just the opposite, carving her own path in her own personal way. Rebecc…
 
Michael Matthews explains to Matt Stephens just how professional bike racing has changed since he turned pro 10 years ago. How he owes his hugely successful racing career to an unlikely source of inspiration, and how he fell back in love with the sport of cycling. There’s a world-first in the hometown quiz, and Michael is asked to sum up his experi…
 
Matt Stephens chats to British Paralympic athlete Lauren Steadman about her impressive career so far and how moving from swimming to triathlon unlocked her potential as an Olympian. It’s no surprise that the Psychology graduate backs up her sporting talents with immense mental strength, but how well does she know her hometown of Peterborough, and h…
 
Matt Stephens chats to Richard Hughes about his impressive musical career and his undying love for cycling. Having grown up using his bike for fun and to get to band practice, the Keane drummer has gone on to complete some of the toughest rides in Europe. He talks candidly with Matt about how the bike really helped him cope with a hiatus from giggi…
 
Adam Blythe and Matt Stephens discuss the modern era of road racing, and how competing against the likes of van der Poel and van Aert is a whole different ball game. There are two tenuously linked stories about the Junior Axel tour, and Adam gives us an insight into how it feels to ride pillion on an in-race moto at the Tour de France. The pair ima…
 
George Bennett and Matt Stephens discuss how fine margins win races, but fine margins are easy to close. From his apartment in Andorra, overlooking the empty pistes, the New Zealand native looks back at his career to date and explains how he’s grown as a rider. Now with Jumbo Visma, the Kiwi national road champion is flourishing at a team that real…
 
Lizzie Deignan is enjoying life as a pro cyclist more than ever, and in this exclusive interview, she tells Matt Stephens all about her preference to train outdoors, whatever the weather. They look back at her confident victory at the 2015 World Road Championships in Richmond and discuss the future while touching on their shared addiction to proper…
 
Steve Cummings tells Matt Stephens how his working-class background makes him uncomfortable with doing nothing. Now busy with a postgrad course and his new position at Ineos Grenadiers, Steve recognises how privileged he is to have lived the dream of being a professional cyclist, and is now in the fortunate position to start all over again. The ran…
 
Karl Kopinski steps back from the easel to spend an hour with Matt Stephens and chat about their shared loves of art and cycling. Famed for his breathtaking illustrations and captivating portraits, Karl enjoys nothing more than unwinding with a hard session in the saddle. On his way to becoming the celebrated artist he is today, the Nottingham nati…
 
Matt Holmes takes a break from training on his snowy local roads to chat to Matt Stephens about his first Giro d’Italia and admits that while he’s not the best climber or sprinter out there, working hard can get you far. The Lotto–Soudal rider lays out his goals for the coming season, tackles the Wigan quiz, and explains how his newfound fame has c…
 
Kasia Niewiadoma tells Matt Stephens how she first took up cycling to prove herself to her father, then ended up making him incredibly proud by winning the Amstel Gold Race in 2019. Tune in to find out how the Canyon-SRAM climber prepares for a big race, how cycling is a great way to meet new people, and exactly how Matt managed to lose a quiz he w…
 
Jonathan Vaughters explains to Matt Stephens how his EF Education-Nippo cycling team is the natural home of intellectual misfits, and how no rider is greater than the team itself. With a personal love for individual expression, JV practices what he preaches and is known for standing his ground and swimming against the tide. But just how will he far…
 
Alec Briggs chats to Matt Stephens about the importance of developing bike handling skills above power and aerodynamics. With his Tekkerz cycling team poised to tackle 2021 head-on, the Lewisham native is determined to add to the cycling world; not replace anything. But just how did this self-professed snack expert manage to cause Matt to suffer ‘s…
 
Hugh Carthy tells Matt Stephens all about his recent success at Vuelta a España, and how it all came down to a massive team effort from EF Education First Pro Cycling. From his residence in Andorra, he’s been training in sub-zero conditions, but can he keep his cool when faced with Matt’s custom-made hometown centric Preston quiz?…
 
Cherie Pridham tells Matt Stephens all about her excitement at becoming the first woman to manage a cycling team at WorldTour level, inspiring the next generation, and how hard work always pays off... eventually. But where will she place on the Guess That Snack leader board?โดย Sigma Sports
 
Sepp Kuss explains to Matt Stephens how growing up at altitude has helped him race in the mountains, and how his tongue usually only falls out of his mouth when faced with cross-winded flat sections. But can he use his famous poker face to cause an upset in the Guess That Snack leader board?โดย Sigma Sports
 
Austin Healey and Matt Stephens have plenty in common; both are former professional sportspersons of the highest level, both are now successful commentators, and of course, both love a good cardigan. From Rugby international to competitive amateur cyclist, Austin’s journey has seen him take the reins of ITV game show ‘The Fuse’ and almost podium as…
 
Justin Williams tells Matt Stephens all about growing up in LA to a family of black cyclists, how his dad left him at the roadside for wearing boxers under his bibs, and how his L39ion of Los Angeles Team aims to spark curiosity and hope. But perhaps even more importantly than that, Matt’s keen to find out if Justin wears his socks over or under hi…
 
Cal Crutchlow tells Matt Stephens all about exceeding the limits of adhesion, running out of talent and taking a gravel bath. The MotoGP legend has some shocking average heart rate figures, and when it comes to getting race fit, he does it on two wheels of another variety. At a pivotal moment in his career, Cal talks candidly about what matters mos…
 
A cycling podcast with a difference, Matt Stephens breaks away from the bunch to engage in conversational tangents with the likes of Bradley Wiggins, Ben Foster, Rohan Dennis, Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig, Cal Crutchlow and more. With exclusive special offers from Sigma Sports just for the podcast listeners, why not like, subscribe and recommend it to you…
 
Top broadcaster and cycling journalist Orla Chennaoui describes her version of heaven to Matt Stephens, which involves an elevator, reliable wifi and the freedom to chat ad nauseam. She shares her inspiring attitude to the difficulties of life and explains how hope always trumps despair. But can she deliver a shockwave to the Guess That Snack leade…
 
Ben Foster explains to Matt Stephens how bike riding always brings a smile to his face, and there’s nothing quite like the buzz of winning a Zwift race. In a first for the pod, Matt’s up against a total expert in Guess That Snack; a man who rides his bike hard so he can grow his snack knowledge, guilt-free!…
 
Chloe Dygert and Matt Stephens discuss injury setbacks and how they can help you grow as an athlete, the benefits of using Zwift racing to sharpen your instincts, and how she sees riding a bike as a job, not a hobby. Plus, The Grand Chores are back! This time, Matt is giving his living room a good dusting-down.…
 
Rahsaan Bahati talks to Matt about how his passion grew from punishment, finding the line between fitting in and doing what you need to, and why it’s so important to teach your kids about history. They discuss The Bahati Foundation, now helping inner-city kids for ten years, and what needs to be done to affect change. Also, #AskMatt is back! - With…
 
Pavel Sivakov chats to Matt Stephens about the new era of young professional riders, and how he tried lots of sports before taking to cycling like a fish to water, or more accurately, like the child of two professional cyclists to cycling. Also, guess that snack is back! But how will Mr International get on in our relatively localised corn and pota…
 
Johan Museeuw chats to Matt Stephens about spending lockdown with his son Stefano, the joys of a nice Italian red wine, how your motivation can change after a strong ride, and how two millimeters can make all the difference. The Grand Chores is back, but with an injured Matt Stephens attempting to Clean the Shower, the real challenge will be finish…
 
Pippa York and Matt Stephens discuss her baptism of fire at the Belgian Classics in 1980, the fun of racing despite the pain, her continuing BYOC policy (Bring Your Own Chainring) and whether there is any place in soup for an egg. We also pay another visit to the ever-popular Grand Chores for stage four: Making the Bed!…
 
Mike Woods chats to Matt Stephens about breaking his leg at the best possible time, how Sergio Higuita could become the best cyclist in the World, and how exploration and challenging yourself is the key to life. Guess That Snack has been customised for North American taste buds, and the Grand Chores returns, with Matt attempting to empty the dishwa…
 
Alice Barnes and Matt Stephens chat about sewing, cafe bonk, the ability to smell salt and vinegar, and how you’d do anything for a teammate but you’d go that bit further for your sister. Still missing the Giro d’Italia, Matt’s been busy commentating on the latest stage of the Grand Chores.โดย Sigma Sports
 
Matt White chats to Matt Stephens about riding himself to the bone for Francesco Casagrande at the 2000 Giro d’Italia, meticulously planning stage race strategies months in advance as Sporting Director for Mitchelton Scott, and being the only native Australian speaker in the 1998 peloton. Matt’s found a replacement for commentating on the Grand Tou…
 
Matt chats to Bradley Wiggins about the compassionate power of being nice to your critics, using art as a creative release, and how cycling with your kids creates some of the best memories you’ll ever have. Matt’s found a replacement for commentating on the Grand Tours, and if you’ve heard from Kenny Van Vlaminck, let us know.…
 
One of the most feared breakaway riders of a generation, Thomas De Gendt joins Matt from the comfort of his games room, as the pair discuss how riding aggressively is part of the Belgian’s nature. Matt delivers a lesson in one-directional moonwalking, and we hear more from another Belgian, Kenny Van Vlaminck, who gives us an update from his lockdow…
 
Matt is joined by one of Denmark’s rising stars of the women’s pro peloton, Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig, to chat about her favourite places in the world to ride a bike, how to really bring your Dahl to life with a secret ingredient, and of course the superiority of Danish Pick ‘n’ Mix. Kenny Van Vlaminck updates us from the Patrick’s Peas factory, and Ma…
 
Matt Stephens is joined by current UCI World Elite Men's Time Trial Champion, Rohan Dennis to discuss the Australian's love of Lego, play 'Guess That Snack' and discuss the feasibility of a chocolate hangover. Matt answers your questions in the first edition of #AskMatt, and everyone's favourite Belgian updates us from his self-quarantine session i…
 
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