You’ll Win Everything With Kids

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the European Championship road races and the conclusion of the Tour of Poland. The theme of the episode is the continuing brilliant results being achieved by young riders – the latest being Pavel Sivakov’s victory in Poland – and we […]

Lunch with Jonathan Vaughters

On the Tour de France’s first rest day, Lionel Birnie made the trip to Castres to meet Jonathan Vaughters for lunch. Things didn’t quite go to plan. Inexplicably, and despite reserving a table, the restaurant was finishing its lunch service at 1.30pm and so Lionel and Jonathan had to search for a brasserie that was […]

Service Course | Episode 2 | Gravel, Adventure and Weight Limits

Posted by on Aug 10, 2019 in Podcast, Service Course | No Comments

Service Course by The Cycling Podcast, with Tom Whalley and Keira McVitty, returns for its second episode with a focus on gravel riding and how this trend – in professional races as well as for amateurs on weekend rides – is affecting equipment choices. Keira tries a new gravel bike as she and Tom tackle […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | August 2019

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Podcast, Podcast Féminin | No Comments

The August episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin covers all the recent racing, from London to the Basque Country. Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore also look back at the Giro Rosa and La Course by the Tour de France. There are interviews with Ashleigh Moolman Pasio, Lizzy Banks and Lucinda Brand, as well […]

A sad week in cycling

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

In the first post-Tour de France episode of The Cycling Podcast we report and reflect on the tragic death of Bjorg Lambrecht. The Belgian rider crashed during Monday’s third of the Tour of Poland and died in hospital. Lambrecht was only 22, he rode for WorldTour team Lotto-Soudal, and he was tipped for great things. […]

The Giro Rosa Diaries

The 30th Giro Rosa was held over 10 days in early July. It is widely accepted as the most important and prestigious women’s stage race on the calendar. It has the history, the course and the mountains and, unquestionably in recent years, the field to justify its status. This year it was headed by defending […]

The Post-Tour Press Conference | Tour de France 2019

Richard, Lionel and François answer your questions about the Tour de France before saying their final goodbyes to an extraordinary 106th edition of the race. There are a few bonus interviews too. We hear from the newly recruited Deceuninck Quick Step Press Officer, Phil Lowe, on his experience of the Tour as ‘bodyguard’ to Julian […]

Stage 21 » Rambouillet › Paris

Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau in Paris to recap the final stage and run through the performance of the teams in the Tour de France. There’s the usual mix of punditry, analysis, comment and nonsense to wrap up the best Tour for years. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Rapha and Science […]

Stage 20 » Albertville › Val Thorens

The Tour de France’s final Alpine stage was cut short because of landslides but at last the identity of the 2019 champion is known – awaiting only final confirmation on the Champs-Élysées tomorrow. Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau in Val Thorens to recap the penultimate stage of a most enthralling race. They […]

Stage 19 » Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne › Tignes

Anything can happen on the Tour de France, as stage 19 proved. A dramatic, remarkable and astonishing day ended with a new leader of the race and the withdrawal of one of the French favourites. Richard Moore spent the afternoon in a helicopter, while Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau drove to Tignes – where the […]