Episode 11 | The Cycling Podcast Féminin

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

April 24 | In this month’s Cycling Podcast Féminin Richard Moore and Orla Chennaoui report from Flèche Wallonne, where Anna van der Breggen won her second of three Women’s World Tour races in a week. It’s an episode packed full of interviews: we hear from Van der Breggen, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, Megan Guarnier, Boels-Dolmans manager […]

Valverde Mountain | Episode 15

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

April 20 | In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the Amstel Gold Race before handing over to Richard Moore and Orla Chennaoui at the Mur de Huy in Belgium, where Flèche Wallonne took place. Both Lionel and Daniel agree that the course changes at the Amstel Gold Race […]

Bonus | The Hipster’s Classic

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

This bonus episode for Friends of the Podcast is about a charming one-day race in Brittany that gets overshadowed by the big spring Classics and could be considered a under-appreciated gem on the calendar. Tro Bro Léon takes the riders across country, using farm tracks and gravel paths as well as hugging the rugged Celtic […]

Cannibal of the Cobbles | Episode 14

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

April 12 | In this week’s podcast Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe pick over the bones of the fastest ever Paris-Roubaix, won by Greg Van Avermaet. Van Avermaet has been in sparkling form throughout the cobbled classics, winning four, and he claimed his first Monument in clinical and decisive fashion. He had to […]

Bonus | Boonen’s Farewell

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

This bonus episode for Friends of the Podcast, marks Tom Boonen’s retirement after more than a decade at the top. The Belgian former world champion wanted one final Classics campaign before bowing out on the Roubaix velodrome, where he won a record-equaling four editions of Paris-Roubaix. Add to that three victories at the Tour of […]

Gilbert wins a Flanders of what ifs | Episode 13

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

April 5 | Philippe Gilbert’s remarkable win in the Tour of Flanders is the main subject up for discussion in The Cycling Podcast this week, with Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe debating whether Gilbert would have held on to win had Peter Sagan not crashed at a crucial point in the race. We […]

Special No.3 | 15th time lucky

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

15th time lucky | Mat Hayman: how I won Paris-Roubaix Six weeks before last year’s Paris-Roubaix Mathew Hayman crashed and broke a bone in his arm. He was told he’d be out of action for six weeks. Five days after the crash he was on a turbo trainer in his garage, his arm supported on […]

Cobbled Classics and Catalunya | Episode 12

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

March 30 | With three World Tour races taking in the cobbles and climbs of Flanders, it can mean only one thing – the Ronde Van Vlaanderen is just round the corner. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the week’s three races – Dwars Door Vlaanderen, the Grand Prix E3 Harelbeke and Ghent-Wevelgem […]

Special No.2 | The Lionel of Flanders in full

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Lionel Birnie heads to Flanders to witness the build-up to the Ronde Van Vlaanderen as cycling fever grips the region. With three World Tour races in five days, the Classics specialists have plenty of opportunity to hone their form before the Tour of Flanders. But what are these races like? Is it right to think […]

The Lionel of Flanders | Part 5: Ghent-Wevelgem

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The fifth and final part of our series takes Lionel to Ghent-Wevelgem and a trip to the cobbled Kemmelberg climb which has long been a key feature of the race as well as the Plugstreets farm track sections added to the race this year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War. Ghent-Wevelgem […]