Back to the future: riders to watch in 2017 | Episode 1

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

January 11 | In the first episode of 2017 The Cycling Podcast turns the spotlight on some of the potential stars of the future. Featuring two of the world’s leading development teams, we speak to Tao Geoghegan Hart, Adrien Costa and Joan Bou, and to the individuals who run those teams, Axel Merckx and Alberto […]

Thank you!

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Love | No Comments

Dear Listener, Thank you for listening to The Cycling Podcast in 2016. We really hope you enjoyed our coverage of professional cycling in a year in which we delivered almost 160 free podcasts, including, for the first time, daily coverage of all three Grand Tours. We also launched a new monthly show, The Cycling Podcast […]

32. Review of the year

Posted by on Dec 24, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

December 27 | This episode looks back at some of the highlights and memorable moments of The Cycling Podcast’s coverage in 2016, featuring regular hosts Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe as well as the cast of guests, including Orla Chennaoui, François Thomazeau and, of course, Ciro Scognamiglio. It features some of the best […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin – Episode 7

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

The seventh episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin is a riding special. Orla Chennaoui and Richard Moore report from a women’s ride in Kent with Dame Kelly Holmes, the double Olympic gold medallist from Athens 2004, where she won the 800m and 1500m. Having recently taken up cycling, Holmes tells us how it compares to […]

Special No. 11 | Part 2 | Full Circle: The Bradley Wiggins Story

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

The final episode for 2016 Friends of the Podcast is Full Circle: The Bradley Wiggins Story by Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie. We began work on this episode after the Rio Olympics, where Wiggins had won his fifth gold medal. The script was written. Wiggins was to bow out in Ghent, the city […]

Special No. 11 | Part 1 | Full Circle: The Bradley Wiggins Story

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

The final episode for 2016 Friends of the Podcast is Full Circle: The Bradley Wiggins Story by Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie. We began work on this episode after the Rio Olympics, where Wiggins had won his fifth gold medal. The script was written. Wiggins was to bow out in Ghent, the city […]

Bonus | The Cycling Podcast at The Signet Library with Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie & François Thomazeau

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

    December 19 | In early December, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and French journalist François Thomazeau, who will be familiar to those who have listened to our Tour de France coverage, appeared before a sell-out audience at the prestigious Signet Library in Edinburgh. The evening was split into two parts. The first half was […]

31. Catching up with Graeme Obree

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

December 15 | In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore meets former world champion and World Hour Record holder Graeme Obree. They talk about the film Battle Mountain, which tells the story of Obree’s attempt to set a new human-powered landspeed record, as well as his Hour Record attempts in Norway in 1993. […]

30. Lunch with… Charly Wegelius

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

December 8 | This is the first in an occasional series of podcasts called Lunch with The Cycling Podcast. Lionel Birnie is joined by Charly Wegelius, the former professional rider who wrote the book about being a domestique, and is now one of the most highly-rated young sports directors working in the UCI World Tour. […]

Special No. 10 | 20:20 Vision

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

What does the future of professional cycling look like? In this episode, we look at the state of men’s road racing as the UCI World Tour is set to balloon to 37 events for 2017 and the team owners continue to worry about the long-term security of their operations while ASO, the organisers of the […]