Chris Froome moves on, Rod Ellingworth looks ahead

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast we speak to Rod Ellingworth, the man in charge at WorldTour team Bahrain-McLaren, about the uncertainty of the last few months and the imminent resumption of racing. Ellingworth admits that the pay cuts imposed on his team have made his job difficult, but he also reveals that […]

Not the Tour de France

Posted by on Jul 7, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this week’s episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the strange case of Mitchelton-Scott and its on-off takeover, and we hear from the team’s lead sports director, Matt White, about the challenges of planning for the season when it resumes later this month. There has been a lot of speculation about Chris […]

Press Conference

Posted by on Jun 26, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe answer listeners questions as our press conference episode returns. Listeners have recorded their questions about all aspects of professional cycling and sent them in and now it’s over to us to answer them. The Cycling Podcast is supported by iwoca and Science In Sport. INTRODUCING RICHARD MOORE Continuing […]

Lance reviewed

Posted by on Jun 16, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe return for the first time since the conclusion of Our Giro. A couple of months ago we reviewed the Netflix documentary about the Movistar team, The Least Expected Day. Grab the popcorn because in this episode, we discuss the new ESPN 30 for 30 film directed by Marina […]

In conversation with Emily Chappell

Posted by on Jun 11, 2020 in Explore, Podcast | No Comments

This episode of Explore by The Cycling Podcast features Hannah Troop in conversation with Emily Chappell, who used to criss-cross London delivering and picking up parcels as a bike courier before discovering long-distance and endurance cycling. Chappell was the first woman to finish the 2016 Transcontinental race and her latest book, Where There’s A Will, […]

Service Course | Episode 10 | Unbroken record

Posted by on Jun 8, 2020 in Podcast, Service Course | No Comments

In this episode of Service Course join Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley as they take a look back at the track team from Derbados that took on the world and turned the track scene upside down. Team Huub Wattbike have been the leaders in technical innovation in the world of track cycling since they burst […]

Our Giro stage 21: The call of nature

Posted by on May 31, 2020 in Our Giro, Podcast | No Comments

Our Giro reaches Milan after three weeks on the virtual road. We set out from Budapest in Hungary, then spent a few days in Sicily before making the familiar journey the length of Italy, visiting the Dolomites and the Alps and now it’s the last leg. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe look back […]

Our Giro stage 20: ‘I’ll get them tomorrow’

Posted by on May 30, 2020 in Our Giro, Podcast | No Comments

Is stage 20 of Our Giro the ‘queen stage’? Well, that’s a matter of debate but we have got a bumper episode looking back to the final Friday of the 2018 edition when Chris Froome turned the race on its head. Simon Yates had looked so good for two and a half weeks, winning stages […]

Our Giro stage 19: Tales of the Tappe

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Our Giro, Podcast | No Comments

This episode of Our Giro looks at the relationship between the Giro d’Italia and the literary tradition of journalists, writers and poets covering the race. We look at the 1949 Giro and the continuing rivalry between Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali through the pages of a collection of writing by novelist and poet Dino Buzzati. […]

Our Giro stage 18: Life of Brian

Posted by on May 28, 2020 in Our Giro, Podcast | No Comments

Stage 18 of Our Giro reunites us with Brian Nygaard, who stood in for Lionel during his brief trip home from the race to watch his football team get walloped in the FA Cup final. Continuing the Giro’s recent tradition, this episode is our ‘wine stage’ featuring Daniel’s conversation with Nygaard, whose career in cycling […]