Creating a Culture | Part 2

Our final friends special of 2019 is a two-parter. In part one we discuss the ideas submitted by some of the friends of the podcast — listeners generous enough to give The Cycling Podcast some extra financial support in 2019. In part two we develop one of those ideas. It was suggested by William Martino […]

Creating a Culture | Part 1

Our final friends special of 2019 is a two-parter. In part one we discuss the ideas submitted by some of the friends of the podcast — listeners generous enough to give The Cycling Podcast some extra financial support in 2019. In part two we develop one of those ideas. It was suggested by William Martino […]

The Road Trip 2019 | Part 2

With the route of the 2020 Tour de France unveiled this week it seemed like the perfect time to relive this year’s race – or at least a version of it. The Road Trip, a podcast in two parts, follows Richard, Lionel and François as they travel around Belgium and France in pursuit of the […]

The Road Trip 2019 | Part 1

With the route of the 2020 Tour de France unveiled this week it seemed like the perfect time to relive this year’s race – or at least a version of it. The Road Trip, a podcast in two parts, follows Richard, Lionel and François as they travel around Belgium and France in pursuit of the […]

The Go Tour: Conor Dunne’s Tour of Britain Diary | Part 2

Last year, The Cycling Podcast asked Irish road race champion Conor Dunne to keep an audio diary at the Tour of Britain. Conor was preparing for the race when his team, Aqua Blue Sport, suddenly collapsed. Instead of sitting around feeling sorry for himself, Conor and his teammate Larry Warbasse packed their bags for a […]

The Go Tour: Conor Dunne’s Tour of Britain Diary | Part 1

Last year, The Cycling Podcast asked Irish road race champion Conor Dunne to keep an audio diary at the Tour of Britain. Conor was preparing for the race when his team, Aqua Blue Sport, suddenly collapsed. Instead of sitting around feeling sorry for himself, Conor and his teammate Larry Warbasse packed their bags for a […]

Lunch with Jonathan Vaughters

On the Tour de France’s first rest day, Lionel Birnie made the trip to Castres to meet Jonathan Vaughters for lunch. Things didn’t quite go to plan. Inexplicably, and despite reserving a table, the restaurant was finishing its lunch service at 1.30pm and so Lionel and Jonathan had to search for a brasserie that was […]

The Giro Rosa Diaries

The 30th Giro Rosa was held over 10 days in early July. It is widely accepted as the most important and prestigious women’s stage race on the calendar. It has the history, the course and the mountains and, unquestionably in recent years, the field to justify its status. This year it was headed by defending […]

Lunch with Dave Brailsford

The week before heading to Brussels for his tenth Tour de France as team principal and his first with new sponsors, Dave Brailsford sat down for lunch with The Cycling Podcast and a wide-ranging conversation about the transition from Team Sky to Team Ineos, the crash that ruled Chris Froome out of contention for a […]

Inside the Canyon//SRAM team car

Stage 5 of the Ovo Energy Women’s Tour was the most difficult and decisive of the six-day race and Orla Chennaoui had a ringside seat. She was in the Canyon//SRAM team car as their rider Kasia Niewiadoma went on the attack in the Welsh mountains to try and wrest the overall lead from Liane Lippert. […]