The 2018 season is off and running | Episode 1 | 2018

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

January 18 | The Cycling Podcast returns with a bumper episode just as the 2018 road racing season gets underway with the Tour Down Under. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss some of the big stories from the off-season, including the latest developments, or lack of developments, with Chris Froome’s salbutamol case, and […]

The Cycling Podcast’s debut book and tour

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

The Cycling Podcast A Journey Through the Cycling Year Published by Yellow Jersey Press on March 1, 2018 Pre-order with Amazon here Readers as well as listeners can now embark on a journey through the cycling year with The Cycling Podcast, which has been entertaining and informing fans since 2013. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and […]

Brevet | Phil Deeker’s Thousand Cols Challenge

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January 10 | Between May and October 2017, Phil Deeker set himself the challenge of riding a thousand cols in 100 days. The founder of Rapha Travel’s Cent Cols Challenge – during which riders tackle 100 cols in ten days of riding – decided to join together ten of his challenging routes for an epic […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | Episode 20 | I ❤️ the 1980s

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

I ❤️ the 1980s In the first Cycling Podcast Féminin of 2018 we hear from two pioneers of the 1980s, Robin Morton and Mandy Jones. Orla Chennaoui speaks to Morton, who managed a men’s team at the 1984 Giro d’Italia, only securing her seat in the team car after the other directeurs sportifs took a […]

The origins of The Cycling Podcast

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

A version of this article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 edition of The Author, the Journal of the Society of Authors by Richard Moore I feel more optimistic about making a living from journalism than I did five years ago. The resilience of books is one reason. The other is podcasting. I don’t know […]

End of year review | Episode 36

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

December 29 | This final episode of 2017 is highlights (or lowlights?) reel taking a look back at the three grand tours and other major news stories of the year. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe will be back in mid-January as the 2018 World Tour season gets underway with the Tour Down Under. […]

Bonus | The Cassoulet Podcast

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

If you’ve still got room for a little something after your Christmas turkey or goose, why not feast on The Cassoulet Podcast, a bonus episode for 2018 Friends of the Podcast. Richard Moore hosted an end-of-year dinner for Lionel Birnie, Orla Chennaoui and chef Hayden Groves, who rode the route of all three grand tours […]

Dear Listeners…

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Thank you for listening to The Cycling Podcast in 2017. It has been a record year, in terms of the audience and the number of episodes produced. We increased our coverage of the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España, recruiting Spanish journalist Fran Reyes for the latter, and employing a doyen of cycling journalism, François […]

The Christmas Ramble | Episode 35

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

In our final regular episode of 2017, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe revisit the story of Chris Froome and his adverse analytical finding for the asthma drug salbutamol and assess how things have played out in the week since the news was made public. And Daniel heads to Belgium – Antwerp to be […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | Episode 19

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December 19 | The December episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin, with Orla Chennaoui and Richard Moore, focuses on some of the sponsors who back women’s teams. We hear from Erwin Janssen, of the Dolmans Landscaping Group, who co-sponsors the world’s top team, Boels-Dolmans, which includes such stars as Anna van der Breggen, Lizzie Deignan […]