The Cycling Podcast Féminin| ‘July’ 2020

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Podcast Féminin | No Comments

We return to racing in the latest episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin with reaction to and analysis of Strade Bianche, the first Women’s World Tour race of the resumed season. We held back the July episode so Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore could discuss the race, which was won by the world […]

Red hot on the white roads

Posted by on Aug 3, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Temperatures soared in Tuscany on Saturday and the riders occasionally disappeared in clouds of pale dust as they crossed the dirt roads. Strade Bianche was a brutal return to the World Tour for the riders and in this episode we assess Wout Van Aert’s victory. The Belgian made his breakthrough at the same race two […]

Remco dusts off the opposition

Posted by on Jul 31, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

After a break of almost five months, racing is back. In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe review the opening three days of the Vuelta a Burgos and look ahead to the first World Tour race following the resumption, Strade Bianche. Twenty-year-old Remco Evenepoel picked up where he […]

Service Course | Episode 12 | Hackers & Helmets

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in Service Course | No Comments

In this episode of Service Course Lizzy and Tom speak to an ethical hacker about the ransomware attack on Garmin, and ask what the repercussions are for those of us who use Garmin devices. They also consider the wider issues of data security in cycling and find out why Strava became a problem for Area […]

Life in the Peloton – The racing restart mailbag with Luke Durbridge

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in Life in the peloton | No Comments

Back in March, Mitch Docker was planning to travel to Tuscany to race on the white roads for the first time. But the coronavirus pandemic meant Strade Bianche was postponed and for the best part of five months the peloton has been in suspended animation – training, racing indoors and waiting for the resumption. This […]

Countdown to restart

Posted by on Jul 24, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Racing is about to re-start. The Vuelta a Burgos gets underway next Tuesday and the first major stage race on the calendar in more than four months features a high quality field, including Nairo Quintana, Remco Evenepoel, Richard Carapaz and the Yates brothers, Simon and Adam. Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Richard Moore look ahead […]

What does Froome’s departure mean for Team Ineos’ Tour de France plans?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Following confirmation that Chris Froome is to leave Team Ineos for Israel Start-Up Nation, we discuss the implications for the upcoming Tour de France. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe speculate on who Team Ineos will select as the team looks for an eighth Tour de France title in nine years. Will Froome make […]

Explore | Everesting

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Explore | No Comments

Everesting is a simple concept but a difficult challenge. To complete a successful Everesting challenge, a rider must climb and descend the same hill multiple times until they have reached the magic 8,848 metres of vertical gain – the equivalent height to Everest. Although Everesting may seem to be the antithesis of exploration on two […]

Chris Froome moves on, Rod Ellingworth looks ahead

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast we speak to Rod Ellingworth, the man in charge at WorldTour team Bahrain-McLaren, about the uncertainty of the last few months and the imminent resumption of racing. Ellingworth admits that the pay cuts imposed on his team have made his job difficult, but he also reveals that […]

Not the Tour de France

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this week’s episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the strange case of Mitchelton-Scott and its on-off takeover, and we hear from the team’s lead sports director, Matt White, about the challenges of planning for the season when it resumes later this month. There has been a lot of speculation about Chris […]