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 […]

Marco Pinotti and Jonathan Vaughters on COVID-19

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this second part of this week’s Cycling Podcast, Daniel Friebe speaks to Marco Pinotti, head of performance at Team CCC, and a resident of Bergamo, one of the cities in Italy that has been worst hit by coronavirus. In the second part we hear from Jonathan Vaughters, boss of the EF Pro Cycling team, […]

Gianni Mura and Milan-Sanremo

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

This week, we have divided the podcast into two parts, enabling those who want to avoid discussion of the coronavirus pandemic to self-isolate from the subject and enjoy a diverting hour or so listening to us talk about cycling. In this part one, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe pay tribute to the veteran […]

Paris-Nice and pause

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

The world of professional cycling is not immune to the effects of the coronavirus and so the season has been put on hold after Paris-Nice. From their separate studios, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap what will be the final race for a while. Daniel was on the road covering a surreal edition […]

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 […]

Cycling in the time of coronavirus

Posted by on Mar 11, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Strade Bianche may have been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy but Paris-Nice got underway and the opening two stages turned out to be more like mini Classics. Crosswinds caused chaos and whittled down the number of riders likely to contend for overall victory as the race heads towards the hills and, hopefully, […]

Explore | Coffee, croissants and cassoulet with Felicity Cloake

Posted by on Mar 6, 2020 in Explore, Podcast | No Comments

Explore returns to The Cycling Podcast as a monthly show following the seven-part debut series, which was release at the end of 2018. Lionel Birnie and Hannah Troop introduce the show, which will also feature regular contributions from former World Tour professional rider Ian Boswell. In this episode we meet Felicity Cloake, award-winning food writer […]

Opening weekend

Posted by on Mar 4, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

The season finally started, according to Lionel Birnie, with Belgium’s “Opening Weekend” comprising Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday followed by Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on Sunday. The racing was thrilling, but there has been a lot of other news in the cycling world, from coronavirus and its possible effects on the upcoming races, not to mention the four teams […]

Service Course | Episode 7 | New kit day

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Podcast, Service Course | No Comments

In this month’s episode of Service Course, Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley take a look at the new kit that’s arrived in the peloton for 2020. They hear from young riders, Mikkel Bjerg, Katrine Aalerud, Niamh Fisher-Black and her brother Finn, all of whom have recently stepped up to bigger teams, and talk about the […]

Remco on fire

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Is Remco Evenepoel the new Eddy Merckx? He’s Belgian, he’s 20 years old and he’s won both stage races he’s taken part in so far this season. Following up victory at the Vuelta a San Juan, the Deceuninck-Quick Step sensation won the Tour of the Algarve with a strong performance in the hills and an […]