Eight Seconds | Part 2 | Kilometre 0

In the second part of our look at the 1989 Tour de France, Lionel Birnie catches up with Greg and Kathy LeMond to hear their memories of the closest edition of all time. Kilometre 0 is supported by Hansgrohe showers and taps.

Eight Seconds | Part 1 | Kilometre 0

It is 30 years since arguably the greatest Tour de France of all time, decided in the final time trial by just eight seconds. In the first of our two-part Kilometre 0 about the 1989 Tour, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recall the see-saw nature of the battle between Laurent Fignon and Greg LeMond. Kilometre […]

Hotels du Tour | Kilometre 0

This episode was inspired by a listener, Gareth Enticott, who analysed five years of data about the standard of teams’ hotels at the Tour de France. Are there any trends? Do some teams consistently get the best hotels, while others get the worst? And how does The Cycling Podcast compare? We hear from Lotto-Soudal manager […]

We miss you, Max | Kilometre 0

Lukas Pöstlberger is one of the workers on the Bora-Hansgrohe team, riding in support of Peter Sagan on the flat stages and Emanuel Buchmann on the hillier ones. In this episode we hear about a day in the life of Pöstlberger on the Tour – in this case last Friday’s time trial in Pau, in […]

Motos | Kilometre 0

The Tour de France peloton is accompanied by dozens of vehicles, all doing a vital job to keep the race safe, moving and covered for television. But occasionally the motorbikes, in particular, get too close to the riders and there has been criticism that their slipstreaming effect can influence the racing. In this episode of […]

La Course | Kilometre 0

Richard Moore, Orla Chennaoui and Rose Manley reunite in Pau to cover the 6th edition of La Course by Le Tour de France. This year the race comprised five laps of a closed circuit around Pau and featured a 1.1km climb, the Côte de Gelos. In this episode you’ll hear a mix of live race […]

Number Crunchers | Kilometre 0

For five years NTT (formerly Dimension Data) have worked with the Tour de France to capture information from the race, some of which is shared with the teams and TV audience. In this episode we hear from Peter Gray, Vice President of global advanced technology for NTT, about developments in data, the machine that predicts […]

Fuglsang | Kilometre 0

One of the stories of the season has been Jakob Fuglsang’s transformation from nearly man to winner. His crowning glory came at Liège-Bastogne-Liège, which the Dane won alone, but he has been, along with Julian Alaphilippe, the most consistent rider of 2019. In this episode we speak to Fuglsang about his improvement and hear from […]

Repos | Kilometre 0

Go behind the scenes with The Cycling Podcast on the first rest day of the Tour de France in the latest episode of Kilometre 0. Kilometre 0 by The Cycling Podcast is supported by Hansgrohe

1999 | Part two | Kilometre 0

This is the second part of our conversation with sports journalist David Walsh about the 1999 Tour de France, which was won by Lance Armstrong. The Texan was dogged by questions about doping once it emerged he had tested positive for a corticosteroid and produced a TUE form for it, which turned out to have […]