Katy Winton Has Got a New Ride

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This week I’ve got a bonus episode for you, as I’m joined again by one of our most popular guests, Katy Winton. I think it’s fair to say that Katy has had a testing offseason. After finding out late last year that she wouldn’t have a ride with Trek for 2021, Katy set out on a rollercoaster ride to find a way to race this year. We sat down to chat about the process, and get some real insight into what it take to make sure that you’re in a position to race at the top level. We’ll find out all about Katy’s new programme and sponsors, her plans for the season and much much more. So hit play and have a listen to this episode with Katy Winton.

You can follow Katy on Instagram @misswinton and keep up to speed with her season on her YouTube channel here.

Supporting Partners

We Are One Composites

This episode is supported by We Are One Composites. We Are One have been big supporters of what I’m doing from the start, and for that I’m really grateful. They also make amazing carbon fibre wheels which are hand made in Canada. I’m running their Faction 29er rims on my bike, and they look and feel amazing. They’ve managed to find the sweet spot between stiffness and compliance, making a wheel that tracks, but doesn’t feel harsh to ride.

They’ve got a whole line up of products, so there is always something to suit your needs. Head to weareonecomposites.com and check out what they have to offer. If you’re tempted, then as a Downtime listener, they are offering you 15% off rim-only products during April. All you need to do is enter the code ‘wesupply2021‘ at the checkout.

Freewheel.co.uk

Freewheel.co.uk is a new cycling website that brings loads of your favourite cycling brands together but all the sales are supported by your chosen local bike shop, so small businesses get a percentage kick-back from every single sale. In an age where large e-retailers dominate the market, Freewheel is here to support over 400 local bike shops that make up the Freewheel Union.

It essentially brings together the convenience of ordering online while at the same time supporting local bike shops across the country. Head to Freewheel.co.uk right now and sign-up to their mailing list (signup is at the bottom of their homepage) to get 15% off your first order.

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