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The near-death story of cycling's great survivor

Bernie Eisel talks to BeSpoke 12 months on from the crash that should've killed him.

Tom Fordyce is joined by the Guardian’s Jeremy Whittle and former pro rider Rob Hayles – eventually – as they hear the remarkable story of veteran rider Bernie Eisel’s near-fatal accident and his remarkable recovery. Bernie spills the beans on the strange habits of his team-mate and long-time room-mate Mark Cavendish and offers a tantalising prediction of what the superstar sprinter might do next. Plus the team discuss the cavalier charms of part-time drummer and full-time peloton maverick Julian Alaphilippe, and make a series of poorly-considered Grand Tour forecasts.

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43 minutes