The April episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin comes from the Tour of Flanders, where Marta Bastianelli continued her strong start to the season with a victory over Annemiek van Vleuten and Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig.

Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore report from Oudenaarde as they recap all the recent Women’s World Tour races. There are also interviews with the top three from Flanders, as well as Lisa Brennauer, Chantal Blaak and Lorena Wiebes.

The Cycling Podcast Féminin is supported by Rapha and Science in Sport.

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