The Grand Tour Diaries 2018 | Tour de France

Part three: Tour de France by Lionel Birnie, Richard Moore and François Thomazeau The third part of our Grand Tour diaries audiobook series features the Tour de France, with Lionel, Richard and François each documenting a week of the race. The Tour kicked off in the Vendée in the west of France and the opening […]

A day with Andy Schleck

The 2010 Tour de France winner returned to the race in 2018 as an ambassador for Skoda, looking after VIPs. But it wasn’t all VIPs — he also spent a day with Richard. An edited version of their conversation featured in an episode of Kilometre 0 during the Tour but here is the extended interview. […]

KM0 | Chavanel: A year on Tour

The final episode of Kilometre 0 from the Tour de France focuses on Sylvain Chavanel, who is riding a record 18th Tour. Thursday’s 18th stage was the 365th stage of his career, meaning he’s spent a whole year of his life riding the Tour de France. We speak to Chavanel and several of the people […]

KM0 | The Experiment

In this episode of Kilometre 0, Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie head to the summit of the Col du Portet to witness the short Pyrenean mountain stage with the innovative gridded start. What did the riders think and would it change the dimension of the race? Kilometre 0 is supported by Hansgrohe, showers & taps

Ian Boswell’s Tour de France Journal

Ian Boswell kept an audio diary for The Cycling Podcast at the 2018 Tour de France. With daily entries recorded across each of the twenty-one stages, he charts the tumultuous journey of Team Katusha-Alpecin who crossed the finish line on the Champs-Élysées with only four riders remaining.

The Press Conference Part 3A | Tour de France 2018

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau answer your messages you sent in via WhatsApp (+44 7971 338 205). From the climbs of the Alps to the cobbles of the champs-élysées, they respond to a selection of the best messages in the inbox for part a of the final ‘Press Conference’ at the 105th Tour […]

The Press Conference Part 3B | Tour de France 2018

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau answer your messages you sent in via WhatsApp (+44 7971 338 205). From the climbs of the Alps to the cobbles of the champs-élysées, they respond to a selection of the best messages in the inbox for part a of the final ‘Press Conference’ at the 105th Tour […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 21 | Houilles – Champs-Élysées (Paris)

In our final podcast from the Tour de France Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recap the three-week race and Geraint Thomas’s overall victory. And there’s Orla Chennaoui’s postcard from Paris featuring reaction from Thomas’s Welsh team-mates Luke Rowe on the Champs-Élysées. We also hear from Sky’s coach Xabier Artexte, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s manager Richard […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 20 | Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle – Espelette

In the penultimate episode of The Cycling Podcast from the Tour de France, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau reflect on the time trial which confirmed the overall results of the race. The time trial confirmed that Geraint Thomas, Tom Dumoulin and Chris Froome were the strongest riders in the race. We recap the […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 19 | Lourdes – Laruns

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau analyse the final mountain stage of the Tour de France that crossed the Col d’Aspin, Col du Tourmalet and Col d’Aubisque before a hair-raising descent into Laruns. It was an absorbing, action-packed stage with an impressive performance from several teams – […]