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 […]

The Grand Tour Diaries

Posted by on Oct 18, 2019 in Book | 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 […]

Service Course | Episode 3 | Invisible Women

Posted by on Oct 18, 2019 in Podcast, Service Course | No Comments

Inspired by Caroline Criado Perez’s book Invisible Women, Tom Whalley and new co-host Lizzy Banks (Bigla Pro Cycling) ask how data bias is present in cycling. They hear from Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio about a fundamental UCI rule that she believes is based on data solely from male riders, and Liz Colebrook, one of the few female […]

The Road Trip 2019 | Part 2

With the route of the 2020 Tour de France unveiled this week it seemed like the perfect time to relive this year’s race – or at least a version of it. The Road Trip, a podcast in two parts, follows Richard, Lionel and François as they travel around Belgium and France in pursuit of the […]

The Road Trip 2019 | Part 1

With the route of the 2020 Tour de France unveiled this week it seemed like the perfect time to relive this year’s race – or at least a version of it. The Road Trip, a podcast in two parts, follows Richard, Lionel and François as they travel around Belgium and France in pursuit of the […]

The 2020 Tour de France route

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe react to the route of the 2020 Tour de France, which was unveiled in Paris earlier in the day. There are new start and finish towns, new summit finishes and only one time trial – on the climb of La Planche […]