The final race of EF Education First’s Pro Cycling season. The final opportunity for a Mike Woods win. And the final time Taylor Phinney, a towering figure in US pro cycling, would pin on WorldTour numbers. Rapha’s film crew were on hand to see him say ‘sayonara’ to the sport, and tell the full story of his final race. Watch the last episode of EF Gone Racing from the 2019 season, and get ready for next year.
Music: Builder’s Tea –
Cover photo: Getty
Race footage: ©2019 JAPANCUP UTSUNOMIYA
Tour of Utah footage: Utah Cycling Partnership, INC
Archive footage: Neal Henderson @ Apex Coaching
Special thanks to Sean Bennett, Nate Brown, Lachlan Morton, Taylor Phinney, Jimmy Whelan, Mike Woods, Ken Vanmarcke, Jonathan Vaughters, Michele Primaro, Daisuke Yano.
About EF Gone Racing:
In the bus. At home. In the team cars and on top of mountains. EF Gone Racing is a new series from Rapha taking you on the road with EF Education First Pro Cycling. Exclusive access, larger than life characters, and a film crew to capture it all.
Watch the story behind Alberto Bettiol’s Monumental win at Flanders here:
Catch up on the full series of EF Gone Racing so far here:
About the alternative calendar:
As part of the EF team’s partnership with Rapha, riders will race a calendar of alternative, mixed-terrain, multidisciplinary events throughout the 2019 season. From mountain bike epics to week-long ultras, they’ll all captured in special episodes of EF Gone Racing. First Dirty Kanza and GBDuro, now Leadville. There’s much more to come this season, including: Three Peaks Cyclocross, Taiwan KOM and more.
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