An early-season ramble | Episode 6

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

February 16 | A lull in the early season sees The Cycling Podcast go off-piste and discuss the prospects of Tom Boonen as he prepares for his final spring Classics campaign before his retirement at Paris-Roubaix, reflect on the early retirement of German former wunderkind Gerald Ciolek, and feature a special report on the diabetic […]

Double trouble and bucket breaks | Episode 5

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February 9 | As the 2017 season continues to move through the gears, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe return to review and debate the latest results and news from the professional peloton’s front line. Nairo Quintana’s victory in the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana bodes well for his chances of pulling off a […]

Of Punch-ups and Plagiarism

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February 3 | Our latest episode sees Lionel Birnie and his weekly round-up fully tested by a frantic few days of early-season racing and news. After hearing from Marcel Kittel and Andrei Grivko about their dust-up in the Dubai desert, Lionel, Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe ponder whether the race jury was right to eject […]

Special No. 1 | Part 2 | In conversation with Marc Sergeant

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

Lotto-Soudal are as Belgian as waffles with chocolate sauce and, although they may not be the biggest, richest or most cosmopolitan team in the WorldTour, they are one of the most secure. The Belgian national lottery has sponsored the team since 1985 and has a deal which stretches to 2020, making them the team with […]

Special No. 1 | Part 1 | Behind the scenes with Lotto-Soudal

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Lotto-Soudal are as Belgian as waffles with chocolate sauce and, although they may not be the biggest, richest or most cosmopolitan team in the WorldTour, they are one of the most secure. The Belgian national lottery has sponsored the team since 1985 and has a deal which stretches to 2020, making them the team with […]

Tour Down Under, Berlin Six and Damian Collins MP

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

January 27 | In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe briefly recap the Tour Down Under, where Richie Porte won on Willunga Hill for the fourth year in a row and Australian riders completed a clean sweep of stage wins for the second successive edition of the race. […]

Mud, sweat and energy balls | Episode 8 | The Cycling Podcast Féminin

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

In the first Cycling Podcast Féminin of 2017 Richard Moore and Orla Chennaoui are joined by Delia Beddis, a double winner of the Three Peaks cyclo-cross race, and Ian Cleverly, the editor of Rouleur. The theme, ahead of the world championships this weekend, is cyclo-cross, and there are interviews with under-23 world champion Evie Richards […]

What does the 2017 season have in store? | Episode 2

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

January 20 | This episode of The Cycling Podcast was recorded just as the 2017 UCI World Tour season was getting underway at the Tour Down Under. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss what they are looking forward to in 2017, analyse the changes to the World Tour calendar and rules, assess the […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]