About the podcast

2013: The Cycling Podcast began as the Humans Invent Cycling Podcast, with sponsorship from Sharp. Released daily episodes from the Tour de France and became a weekly show following the Tour.

2014: Continuing as a weekly, The Cycling Podcast returned to the Tour de France for daily episodes. Jaguar sponsored Tour de France coverage. Eurosport also became a sponsor. The Telegraph became a media partner.

2015: Jaguar and Eurosport returned as sponsors. Kilometre 0, a new magazine show, was released in the mornings during the Tour de France. ‘Friends of the Podcast’ scheme launched, offering paying subscribers exclusive monthly shows.

2016: Daily coverage from the Giro d’Italia thanks to sponsorship from Science in Sport, who subsequently became a long-term partner. Winner, best podcast at the Cycling Media Awards. Daily coverage from the Vuelta a España. Spring series of Kilometre 0, ‘The Survivors of Spring,’ sponsored by Wellbrix and released during the Classics. Nederburg Wines sponsored Kilometre 0 at the Tour de France.

*Launched The Cycling Podcast Féminin, a monthly show dedicated to women’s cycling.

2017: Daily coverage from all three Grand Tours, the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a España. Allpress Espresso sponsored Kilometre 0 at the Giro d’Italia. Nederburg Wines returned as sponsor of Kilometre 0 at the Tour de France.

2018: Bronze medalist, sports podcast category, British Podcast Awards. Hansgrohe sponsored Kilometre 0 at the Tour de France.

* Launched Explore by The Cycling Podcast, covering adventure and endurance cycling, alternative racing and backpacking.

2019:

Who we are…

Lionel Birnie, presenter, The Cycling Podcast & Explore by The Cycling Podcast
Daniel Friebe, presenter, The Cycling Podcast
Richard Moore, presenter, The Cycling Podcast & The Cycling Podcast Féminin

Orla Chennaoui, presenter, The Cycling Podcast Féminin & The Cycling Podcast
Rose Manley, presenter, The Cycling Podcast Féminin
François Thomazeau, presenter, The Cycling Podcast
Hannah Troop, presenter, Explore by The Cycling Podcast
Tom Whalley, producer & presenter, Explore by The Cycling Podcast

Jonathan Rowe, Friends of the Podcast and community manager
David Luxton, sponsorship and partnership manager

Will Jones, producer
Jon Moonie, producer
Paul Scoins, producer
Alex Adey, producer
Matt Field, producer

Who owns The Cycling Podcast?

The Cycling Podcast Ltd is an independent media company registered in the UK and owned by Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Richard Moore.

Sponsorship and advertising on The Cycling Podcast

The Cycling Podcast is supported by long-term partners Rapha and Science in Sport. In-show advertising is managed by Audioboom. For all enquiries please contact Shaun Wilson (shaun@audioboom.com). For partnership enquiries please contact David Luxton (david@davidluxtonassociates.co.uk).