On the road at the Grand Tour

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This week’s episode finds Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe in the green room backstage at the Y Theatre, Leicester, before the ninth stage of their Grand Tour. We recap the theatre tour so far and answer some of the questions posed by the audience that we didn’t have time to get to on […]

Service Course | Episode 4 | String Theory and Climbing Bikes

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This month Lizzy Banks takes Service Course back to the place where it all began for her, Hill Climbs. It was the Sheffield University Hill Climb at Curbar Edge in Derbyshire where Lizzy first started to believe that she may have a serious future in the sport and so for this episode she goes back […]

How to plan a cycling season, with Matt White

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

After travelling from Bristol to Belfast and reaching London on Monday night, The Cycling Podcast’s Grand Tour has reached its halfway point. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the week’s news – double Tour de France stage winner Steve Cummings’ retirement, the latest from Dr Richard Freeman’s General Medical Council hearing and we […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | November 2019

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The November episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin includes a feature on arguably the greatest team in the history of women’s racing, Boels-Dolmans. With both sponsors giving notice of their intention to quit, the Dutch squad faces an uncertain future. We speak to the team director, Danny Stam, its longest-serving rider, Christine Majerus, and former […]

Remembering Poulidor

Posted by on Nov 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Cycling Podcast is currently on a theatre tour but Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie, François Thomazeau and Orla Chennaoui recorded this week’s episode a few hours before taking to the stage at Worcester’s Huntingdon Hall. They discuss the latest developments in the General Medical Council’s hearing into former Team Sky and British Cycling doctor Richard […]

Creating a Culture | Part 2

Our final friends special of 2019 is a two-parter. In part one we discuss the ideas submitted by some of the friends of the podcast — listeners generous enough to give The Cycling Podcast some extra financial support in 2019. In part two we develop one of those ideas. It was suggested by William Martino […]

Creating a Culture | Part 1

Our final friends special of 2019 is a two-parter. In part one we discuss the ideas submitted by some of the friends of the podcast — listeners generous enough to give The Cycling Podcast some extra financial support in 2019. In part two we develop one of those ideas. It was suggested by William Martino […]

Ellingworth takes the wheel at McLaren

Posted by on Nov 8, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe review some of the biggest stories from the past week in professional cycling. After 14 years, the Tour of California – the biggest stage race in the USA – is taking a hiatus. What does this mean for racing in America […]

Cavendish reboot, Pidcock stays put

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

In the latest episode of The Cycling Podcast we hear from Tom Pidcock, the versatile young rider who explains his decision not to step up to a World Tour team in 2020. Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Richard Moore also discuss Mark Cavendish’s move to Bahrain-Merida. Can he and Rod Ellingworth roll back the years […]

The 2020 Giro and a farewell to Phinney

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in Giro d'Italia, Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe give their first reaction to the 2020 Giro d’Italia route as it is unveiled in Milan. The Grande Partenza in Budapest, Hungary, will be followed by a transfer to Sicily – without a rest day – and a journey that hugs […]