In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the early season news and recap the Tour Down Under.

There’s also Luca Scinto’s ban on power meters, the news that the UCI is considering a world championship for gravel racing and we discuss Peter Sagan’s latest milestone – his 30th birthday.

It was at the Tour Down Under a decade ago that Sagan first made a splash as a professional. As he begins his fourth decade, we ask whether the three-time world champion has fulfilled his potential – so far, at least.

And find out which team’s grand tour contenders are like the cast of Last of the Summer Wine…

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