Tour looms, uncertainty reigns at the Dauphiné

Posted by on Aug 18, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In a bumper episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap a thrilling and incident-packed week of racing and try to work out the implications for the Tour de France. The Critérium du Dauphiné is always an important warm-up race for the Tour but with the Grand Départ in Nice […]

Remco dusts off the opposition

Posted by on Jul 31, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

After a break of almost five months, racing is back. In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe review the opening three days of the Vuelta a Burgos and look ahead to the first World Tour race following the resumption, Strade Bianche. Twenty-year-old Remco Evenepoel picked up where he […]

And So They Rode

Posted by on Jun 19, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

To coincide with the general release of Cycling Podcast Productions’ first film, And So We Rode, we are releasing the original audio diary by Conor Dunne and Larry Warbasse which inspired it. In 2018, The Cycling Podcast asked Conor to keep a diary at the Tour of Britain, which he and Larry were due to […]

The Grand Tour Diaries

Posted by on Oct 18, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Cycling Podcast’s second book lifts the curtain on the experience of covering the 2018 and 2019 editions of the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France, Vuelta a España and Women’s Tour. In The Grand Tour Diaries, journalists and podcast presenters Lionel Birnie, Orla Chennaoui, Daniel Friebe, Richard Moore and François Thomazeau describe travelling thousands of […]

A Journey Through the Cycling Year

Posted by on Feb 26, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A Journey Through the Cycling Year is The Cycling Podcast’s debut book. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe share their diaries from three incident-filled Grand Tours, the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a España. These take readers behind the scenes and explore the culture and landscape as well as the racing, while […]

Dear Listeners…

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

Thank you for listening to The Cycling Podcast in 2017. It has been a record year, in terms of the audience and the number of episodes produced. We increased our coverage of the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España, recruiting Spanish journalist Fran Reyes for the latter, and employing a doyen of cycling journalism, François […]

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 […]