How to retire | part 2

Earlier this year we invited some of our most generous friends to come up with ideas for a Friends Special. From the many good suggestions we received we selected ‘How to Retire’ by Stephen Harris, then worked with him as guest editor to make the episode. Part one of this two-part special covers the discussion […]

How to retire | part 1

Earlier this year we invited some of our most generous friends to come up with ideas for a Friends Special. From the many good suggestions we received we selected ‘How to Retire’ by Stephen Harris, then worked with him as guest editor to make the episode. Part one of this two-part special covers the discussion […]

The Espoir Diaries | Episode 6

In the final instalment of The Espoir Diaries, Keira McVitty and Calvert Churchill recap their seasons, both on and off the bike. From surviving a house full of cyclists to the multiple crashes and other setbacks they’ve experienced, they recount the highs and lows of life in East Flanders. They also discuss the health of […]

#NoGoTour

Trailer: With the Tour of Britain clashing with the Vuelta a España we asked Conor Dunne of Aqua Blue Sport to keep an audio diary. In the end, and through no fault of his own, Conor couldn’t fulfil the brief. But he and his teammate Larry Warbasse did something very different, and much better. In […]

Mark Downey’s Tour of Britain Diary

Six days before the OVO Energy Tour of Britain got underway, Team Aqua Blue Sport announced its closure with immediate effect. It left the race short of a team – and a last minute call-up for Team Wiggins. The British development team – disappointed not to have been selected in the first place – accepted […]

The Espoir Diaries | Episode 5

In the fifth episode of the Espoir Diaries, we hear Keira McVitty and Calvert Churchill discuss the impact the Dave Rayner Fund has had on their lives, before heading to a throughly Belgian post-Tour dernycriterium. Trailer:

A day with Andy Schleck

The 2010 Tour de France winner returned to the race in 2018 as an ambassador for Skoda, looking after VIPs. But it wasn’t all VIPs — he also spent a day with Richard. An edited version of their conversation featured in an episode of Kilometre 0 during the Tour but here is the extended interview. […]

Ian Boswell’s Tour de France Journal

Ian Boswell kept an audio diary for The Cycling Podcast at the 2018 Tour de France. With daily entries recorded across each of the twenty-one stages, he charts the tumultuous journey of Team Katusha-Alpecin who crossed the finish line on the Champs-Élysées with only four riders remaining.

The Tour was won on the Alpe

On the day that Geraint Thomas won his second stage of the Tour de France at Alpe d’Huez Orla Chennaoui spent the day with Team Sky coaches Rod Ellingworth and Xabier Artetxe. It meant she had a ring-side seat as the Tour’s most important stage played out — one that changed everything for Thomas and […]

The Espoir Diaries | Episode 4

The fourth instalment of the Espoir Diaries sees Keira McVitty, Calvert Churchill and the other housemates discussing living the dream, asking what success means and weighing up the benefits and possible drawbacks of having a coach. Trailer: Full Episode: