The Cycling Podcast Féminin | Episode 14

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin comes from the summit of the Col d’Izoard and the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille as Richard Moore, Orla Chennaoui and Lionel Birnie cover La Course. But was the innovative two-day format an improvement on the circuit race on the Champs-Élysées? We hear from the riders, including Ashleigh Moolman […]

Stage 21 | Montgeron / Paris Champs-Élysées | Tour de France 2017

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Cycling Podcast’s coverage of the 2017 Tour de France concludes with Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau picking their individual highlights of the race. We also canvass the opinions of some of the riders and perhaps are not surprised that many of them cite reaching the Champs-Élysées as the high point of their […]

Stage 20 | Marseille / Marseille | Tour de France 2017

Posted by on Jul 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The 20th stage of the Tour de France was the long-awaited time trial in Marseille, starting and finishing in the Stade Velodrome, home of Olympique Marseille. With three riders so close overall, everything was up for grabs, in theory, although Chris Froome’s superiority in the time trials meant that his yellow jersey was never likely […]

Stage 19 | Embrun / Salon-de-Provence | Tour de France 2017

Posted by on Jul 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

After the Alps and before the time trial in Marseille, the Tour de France had a long transitional stage into the heart of Provence. Had the wind blown it might have been a very interesting day but as it turned out it was the first stage of the race when the breakaway riders had a […]

Stage 17 | La Mure / Serre-Chevalier | Tour de France 2017

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast from the Tour de France, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau report on stage 17, which saw the race head into the Alps with the climb of the biggest mountain on the route, the Col du Galibier. The stage was won by the Slovenian Primoz Roglic, a […]

Kilometre 0 – Giro d’Italia

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Each episode of Kilometre 0 looks at a specific aspect of the Giro d’Italia. Episode 1 – A tale of two islands Episode 2 – A day in pink Episode 3 – Cell-ing their souls? Episode 4 – The Double Episode 5 – The Playboy, The Philosopher & Other Giro Tales Episode 6 – I ♥ The Giro Episode 7 – Memories […]

Tour Stage 6: Arpajon-sur-Cère – Montauban

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Mark Cavendish overtook Bernard Hinault in the all-time list of Tour de France stage winners when he notched his third victory of this race, and 29th in total, in Montauban. The sprinter from the Isle of Man pipped Marcel Kittel in a close finish – although compared to some we’ve seen this week, it was […]

Special No. 10 | Adam & Simon Yates

Posted by on Nov 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

November 30 | Lionel Birnie travelled to Haslingden in Lancashire to meet two of the best young riders in the world, who also happen to be twin brothers.After enjoying successful second seasons in the World Tour ranks with Orica-GreenEdge, Adam and Simon Yates were in relaxed mood, enjoying the last days of their holiday before […]

Team Sky at the Tour exclusive

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Cycling Podcast visited Dave Brailsford at his personal motorhome parked outside Team Sky’s hotel towards the end of the first week of the Tour de France. After speaking to the boss of Team Sky, Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie met Chris Froome in the team’s mobile kitchen-diner to ask for his assessment of the opening […]

Tour de Yorkshire by Ben Charles

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Podcast, Uncategorized | No Comments

Ben Charles photographed the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire for The Cycling Podcast. He began Saturday in Bridlington watching the riders prepare for an unpredictable day of racing, before heading to Scarborough to watch Lars Petter Nordhaug outsprint the group to win stage one and lay the foundations for overall race victory. On Sunday he watched […]