Special No. 2 | The Lionel of Flanders

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

March 23-27: A five-part series for Friends of the Podcast 2017. 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. […]

Episode 10 | The Cycling Podcast Féminin

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March 20 | In the March episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin Richard Moore and Orla Chennaoui are joined by Steve Fry of M2 Sports, an agency with a particular interest in women’s cycling. There is an interview with Olympic road race champion Anna van der Breggen, a look back at the opening events in […]

Alberto Contador lights up Paris-Nice | Episode 10

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March 15 | The Cycling Podcast this week comes from Nice, where Richard Moore is joined by award-winning French journalist François Thomazeau to discuss Alberto Contador’s bold and exciting attempt to beat Sergio Henao on the final stage of Paris-Nice. There are interviews with stage winners Sam Bennett of Bora-Hansgrohe and Richie Porte of BMC […]

Team Sky’s woes continue | Episode 9

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

March 8 | In this week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the latest racing in Europe and the ongoing controversy that has engulfed Team Sky, putting pressure on their boss, Sir Dave Brailsford. The European season continues to amp up towards the Spring Classics. At the weekend, […]

First of the Cobbled Classics | Episode 8

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

The cobbled classics got underway at the weekend and The Cycling Podcast discusses Greg Van Avermaet’s win at Het Nieuwsblad and Peter Sagan’s at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. We hear from Cannondale-Drapac manager Jonathan Vaughters whose rider, Sep Vanmarcke, was third in the first of these two races – but did Vanmarcke get his tactics right? Daniel Friebe […]

Grand Tour strategy with Orica-Scott | Episode 7

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

February 22 | There’s a lot of racing to discuss and look forward to in The Cycling Podcast, with Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie joined by Daniel Friebe at the Abu Dhabi Tour, which has a stellar cast of stars, including Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel and Vincenzo Nibali. We hear from British rider Ben Swift […]

Episode 9 | The Cycling Podcast Féminin

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February 20 | Richard Moore and Orla Chennaoui return for the second Cycling Podcast Féminin of 2017 in the company of Drops rider Abi Van Twisk. They recorded the episode in London following the launch of the Women’s Tour, which will include a final stage in the centre of the Capital. But the June event […]

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

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

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 […]

RECIPE | Orla’s Energy Balls™

Posted by on Feb 5, 2017 in Remember | No Comments

  Off on a club run or solo ride? Just got back and looking to refuel? Give yourself a boost with Orla’s Energy Balls™, made famous by The Cycling Podcast Féminin. RECIPE 200g Almonds 400g Dates 4 tbsp Cacao powder 2 tbsp Almond butter 2 tbsp Coconut oil 2 tbsp Chia seeds Place all the […]