PODCAST: Cycling in Catalonia – Riding hotspot Girona and La Vuelta kicks off from Barcelona

First four stages of La Vuelta criss-cross Catalonia, which in recent years has become a hub for professional cyclists

Two cyclists ride through Girona's Plaça Catalunya
Two cyclists ride through Girona's Plaça Catalunya / Marina López
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August 25, 2023 04:30 PM

As Catalonia hosts the first four stages of La Vuelta 2023, Filling the Sink visits Girona to discover what makes the area so perfect for cycling. Press play below to listen or subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify

Cillian Shields chats to Pro Cycling Outlet's Dave Walsh, Eat Sleep Cycle's Lee Comerford, cyclist-cum-coffee shop owner Christian Meier, and two members of the Kuwaiti national team, Latifa Al-Yassin and Noura Al-Ameeri.

This week's Catalan phrase is 'anar a pinyó fix.' Literally 'to go by fixed-gear [bike],' it can be used to describe someone who is inflexible.

Presented by Lorcan Doherty. 

Get in touch with the podcast team: fillingthesink@acn.cat

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