The 2020 Giro and a farewell to Phinney

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in Giro d'Italia, Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe give their first reaction to the 2020 Giro d’Italia route as it is unveiled in Milan. The Grande Partenza in Budapest, Hungary, will be followed by a transfer to Sicily – without a rest day – and a journey that hugs […]

The Post-Giro Press Conference

Richard, Lionel and Daniel answer your questions on the 2019 Giro d’Italia for one last time before wrapping-up the final talking points. We also hear some reflections on the pink race from a handful of the youngest riders in the peloton. Finally, there are a few words from Mitchelton-Scott owner Gerry Ryan on Esteban Chaves’ […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 |Stage 21 | Verona – Verona | Giro d’Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia finished in Verona with Richard Carapaz giving Ecuador its first Grand Tour win in front of thousands of his countrymen and women. In the final podcast from the Giro we hear from Carapaz’s fans and there are interviews with his team’s manager, Eusebio Unzuee and from the third-placed Primoz Roglic’s manager Richard […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 |Stage 20 | Feltre › Croce D’Aune-Monte Avena

The penultimate day of the Giro d’Italia and the final mountain stage saw a minor shakeup of the overall classification, with Mikel Landa leapfrogging Primoz Roglic to occupy the final step of the podium. But with only a small deficit to make up, Roglic should be the rider to finish behind Richard Carapaz and Vincenzo […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 |Stage 19 | Treviso – San Martino di Castrozza

After twelve months of health problems, Esteban Chaves returned to the top step of the podium, by winning in San Martino di Castrozza in the Dolomites, as the overall contenders shadow boxed before Saturday’s final day in the mountains. Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe review all the action and look ahead to the crucial penultimate […]

No Cigars | Kilometre 0

Twelve teams have won stages at the Giro d’Italia, which means that ten have not. In this episode we hear from some of those who are set to go home empty handed, including Doug Ryder and Ben O’Connor of Dimension Data, whose run of bad luck and poor results predates the Giro. We also hear […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 |Stage 18 – Valdaora > Santa Maria di Sala

A thrilling finish to the final sprinters’ stage of the 2019 Giro d’Italia saw a win for a small Italian team and a change in the points competition, with the Ciclamino jersey moving from Arnaud Demare to Pascal Ackerman. In The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss what happened and we hear from […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 | Stage 17 – Commezzadura (Val di Sole) › Anterselva / Antholz

A surprise winner and a skirmish between the overall contenders marked the seventeenth stage of the Giro d’Italia, which saw the race enter the German speaking part of Italy. In the podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe are joined by Ciro Scognamiglio and there are interviews with Mikel Landa, Hugh Carthy, Esteban Chaves, Larry Warbasse, […]

The Yellow Jumper | Kilometre 0

In only his fourth Grand Tour, Primoz Roglic enters the final stages of the Giro d’Italia still with a chance of winning. His back story is well known by now but the sheer speed of his progress is sometimes overlooked. Having started racing in 2013 he took his first win the following year – the […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 | Stage 16 – Lovere › Ponte di Legno

On another day of miserable weather at the Giro d’Italia there was an enthralling stage that included the climb of the Passo del Mortirolo, which saw Vincenzo Nibali on the attack and Primoz Roglic losing valuable time. Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe are joined by Brian Nygaard to discuss the implications of the day’s stage […]