Life in the Peloton is a packed episode of two halves this time as Mitch Docker and his good mate Luke Durbridge look back at the first Belgian Classics of the season before answering some great listeners’ questions.

Mitch and Luke used to be teammates at Orica-GreenEdge, now they live not too far from each other in Girona, and they caught up after Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne to talk about ‘opening weekend’.

They explain how pro riders choose the right clothing for the bad weather, Mitch reveals his favourite Belgian beer and they give their take on Gianni Moscon’s latest rush of blood to the head.

Then Mitch delves into the email bag to answer some cracking questions. They talk Classics, cobbles and climbs, the importance of upper body strength and double bar tape… How noisy are disc brakes and who would win a two-up between them on the velodrome in Roubaix?

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