Tour de France 2018 | Stage 3 | Cholet – Cholet

The Tour de France’s third stage was a team time trial in the countryside around Cholet and The Cycling Podcast’s sleek formation of Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau discuss the winners and losers of the day. The yellow jersey changed hands after BMC Racing won the team time trial – just as they […]

KM0 | The debutants

In this episode of Kilometre 0 by The Cycling Podcast we speak to some of the riders who were experiencing the Tour de France for the first time. The nerves and sense of anticipation were heightened in Noirmoutier-en-l’Île as they prepared to tackle the biggest race of them all. From the youngest rider in the […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 2 | Mouilleron-Saint-Germain – La-Roche-sur-Yon

Crashes were again a feature of the Tour de France as a reduced group contested the sprint finish in La Roche-sur-Yon following a pile-up just inside the final couple of kilometres ruled out most of the main contenders. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau discuss the stage and Peter Sagan’s first Tour stage win […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 1 | Noirmoutier-en-l’Île – Fontenay-le-Comte

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau kick off The Cycling Podcast’s Tour de France coverage after an opening stage that concluded with a chaotic final ten kilometres. Join them as they digest the fall-out from a number of crashes that saw several of the big favourites lose time. The stage was won by Tour […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 4 | La Baule – Sarzeau

With World Cup fever gripping France it was somehow appropriate on the day of the semi-final between France and Belgium that two Frenchmen and two Belgians formed the four-man break on stage four of the Tour. In this episode of The Cycling Podcast Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau soak up the festival atmosphere […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 3 | Cholet – Cholet

The Tour de France’s third stage was a team time trial in the countryside around Cholet and The Cycling Podcast’s sleek formation of Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau discuss the winners and losers of the day. The yellow jersey changed hands after BMC Racing won the team time trial – just as they […]

Stage 5 | Vittel / La Planche des Belles Filles | Tour de France 2017

Posted by on Jul 6, 2017 in Podcast, Tour de France | No Comments

The first mountain-top finish of the 2017 Tour de France offered a few clues as to who is going to contend for the final yellow jersey of the race but La Planche des Belles Filles did not provide the big sort we have seen on the climb in the Vosges in the past. In this […]

Special No. 7 | The PIRC (Podcast Independent Reform Commission)

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Podcast, Special, Tour de France | No Comments

July 22 | The PIRC (Podcast Independent Reform Commission) is a Friends Special devoted entirely to the subject of drugs in cycling. It is our response to the CIRC (Cycling Independent Reform Commission), which was mandated by the UCI to examine and report on doping in cycling since 1998. We speak to the UCI president, […]

Special No. 6 | Brailsford & Froome at the Tour

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Podcast, Tour de France | No Comments

July 11 | The Cycling Podcast’s Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie met Team Sky’s Dave Brailsford and Chris Froome at their hotel towards the end of the first week of the Tour. They were invited on board Brailsford’s personal mobile home to talk about the Tour so far and also address the issue of the […]

Special No. 5 | The (Im)perfect Tour de France

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Audio, Podcast, Special, Tour de France | No Comments

July 1 | Join The Cycling Podcast’s Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe for The Perfect Tour de France, a virtual journey through La Grand Boucle’s recent past – the glory, the heroics and the scandals. Drawing on their experiences of covering the Tour, Richard, Lionel and Daniel compile their perfect Tour de France based on memories […]