Life in the Peloton – Paul De Geyter

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020 in Life in the peloton | No Comments

This week, Mitch Docker interviews his former manager, Paul De Geyter, to get the lowdown on the mechanics of rider contracts, who are the best and worst team managers to work with, and how the  coronavirus crisis might be affecting the transfer market. Now retired, De Geyter, who was also general manager at WorldTour team […]

Life in the Peloton – Jens Keukeleire

Posted by on Jun 19, 2020 in Life in the peloton | No Comments

This week, Mitch Docker catches up with Flandrian Jens Keukeleire. The pair were teammates at Orica-GreenEdge for several years and have been reunited at EF Pro Cycling this season. Mitch takes Jens right back to the beginning, ten years ago, when he was a neo-pro with the Cofidis team. Within a month of joining the […]

Life in the Peloton – Adam Hansen

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Life in the peloton, Podcast | No Comments

Mitch Docker is back with the Lotto-Soudal pro rider Adam Hansen. In this conversation, recorded at the start of the year during the Tour Down Under, Mitch had three key questions for Adam, and his answers were fascinating. Don’t miss the bonus episode – Talking Luft – in which Mitch talks style and stuff over […]

Life in the Peloton – Ella Harris

Posted by on Apr 9, 2020 in Life in the peloton, Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of Life in the Peloton, Mitch Docker catches up with Ella Harris to talk about her journey from virtual world to the World Tour. The 21-year-old New Zealander won the Zwift Academy in 2018 and earned a pro contract with the Canyon-SRAM team. Harris enjoyed a promising start to the 2020 season […]

Life in the Peloton – Talking Zwift with Kevin Poulton

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in Life in the peloton, Podcast | No Comments

With so many cyclists now confined to training indoors, Mitch Docker talks to his coach Kevin Poulton about the virtual cycling software Zwift. Back in 2016, Mat Hayman crashed out of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and fractured his arm. It looked like his Classics campaign was over but within days he was back training indoors, using […]

Life in the Peloton – Talking Classics with Luke Durbridge

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Life in the peloton, Podcast | No Comments

Life in the Peloton is a packed episode of two halves this time as Mitch Docker and his good mate Luke Durbridge look back at the first Belgian Classics of the season before answering some great listeners’ questions. Mitch and Luke used to be teammates at Orica-GreenEdge, now they live not too far from each […]

Life in the Peloton – Matt Keenan

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Life in the peloton | No Comments

Mitch Docker meets a man whose voice will be familiar to cycling fans throughout the world. For many, Matt Keenan is the voice of the Tour de France thanks to his lead commentary work which is heard by viewers in the US, Australia and anywhere that takes the world feed from race organiser ASO. Matt […]

Life in the Peloton – Andre Greipel

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020 in Life in the peloton | No Comments

In this episode of Life in the Peloton Mitch Docker meets Andre Greipel, the German sprinter who won 11 stages of the Tour de France between 2011 and 2016. The pair sat down to talk during the Tour Down Under and Mitch reveals that Andre has been a long-time listener to the Life in the […]

Life in the Peloton – Jimmy Whelan

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020 in Life in the peloton, Podcast | No Comments

Welcome to The Cycling Podcast presents Life in the Peloton, with Mitch Docker. The Cycling Podcast is delighted to welcome Mitch Docker and his excellent Life in the Peloton series to the fold for 2020. This is the first episode of a fortnightly series presented by the EF Education First rider Mitch Docker. Let’s hand […]

From the Life in the Peloton archive: Tao Geoghegan Hart

Posted by on Jan 27, 2020 in Life in the peloton, Podcast | No Comments

Welcome to The Cycling Podcast presents Life in the Peloton with Mitch Docker. We’re delighted to welcome Mitch to the team for 2020 and ahead of the release of his first new episode on January 29 we thought we’d delve into his back catalogue to present six edited versions of some of his greatest hits. […]