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Podcast: A chainsaw, an Olympic track rider and cyclocross. Plus, the failed drug test that won’t go away

Listen to revs of encouragement, Jasmin Duehring on racing cyclocross and an in-depth look at the story of Jack Burke. Full Send/No Send returns. Is your Strava pure?

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The chainsaw is often called into action to motivate mountain bikers. But the machine made a recent appearance at the cyclocross national championships in Peterborough, Ont. Jasmin Duehring also came out to that snow-covered CX course. Right after competing in the elite women’s race, the rider, who’s known for winning medals in velodromes, spoke about ‘cross and the importance of trying different cycling disciplines.

In 2013, Jack Burke failed a doping test. He was later cleared, but his story doesn’t end there. In the years following, his adverse analytical finding continues to plague him, while his case has set precedence in other sporting disciplines. Dan Dakin, senior editor, wrote a feature on Jack Burke. Dakin discusses the fascinating story.

The Full Send/No Send segment returns! Dan Walker and Matthew Pioro wrestle with important subjects, such as Strava purity, pro roadies swinging at T-balls and Mathieu van der Poel ruining cyclocross (and somehow Walker thinks that’s connected to Pioro). But Walker has a made-in-Manitoba solution in mind for the world’s top CXers.

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Artwork by Maxine Gravina

The Canadian Cycling Magazine Podcast thanks the Ontario Media Development Corp. for its support.

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