A fresh start for Caleb Ewan and a reboot for Bob Jungels

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

The 2019 road racing season is underway in Australia and Caleb Ewan got off to the perfect start, winning the People’s Choice Classic, his first race in Lotto-Soudal colours before the Tour Down Under began. We hear from Ewan about how he hopes to return to peak form after a disappointing final year with Mitchelton-Scott […]

The Cambridge-Southwold-Cambridge Classic Route

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Explore | No Comments

One hot weekend during the uncharacteristically long summer of 2018, Lionel Birnie was joined by Tour de France television commentator and author Ned Boulting for a ride across England’s flattest counties. In contrast to the Haute Route, it showed there’s a luxury end to the bikepacking spectrum. Three days. Three stages. The Cambridge-Southwold-Cambridge Classic was born. […]

Dumoulin’s Giro Ambitions

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

Join Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe as The Cycling Podcast returns for the 2019 season with a look at Team Sunweb and Tom Dumoulin’s plans for the Grand Tours. We hear from the 2017 Giro d’Italia champion about why he’s focusing on the Italian Grand Tour this season. We also hear from Team Sunweb’s trainer […]

The Grand Tour Diaries | Vuelta a España

In the final Grand Tour audiobook from the 2018 season Lionel Birnie and Richard Moore share their diaries from the Vuelta a España. While Simon Yates recovered from his Giro collapse to win, Lionel endured the scorching heat and appalling rental cars of southern Spain before abandoning with Dan Martin, but before Rohan Dennis. Richard […]

On the twelfth day of Christmas…

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019 in Twelve days of Christmas | No Comments

Join us as we return to our favourite episodes from the 2018 season, one for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Explore I can’t pick one episode of this six-part (soon to be seven-part) series over another because I feel the season works as a whole as much as individual episodes. I must confess […]

On the eleventh day of Christmas…

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019 in Twelve days of Christmas | No Comments

Join us as we return to our favourite episodes from the 2018 season, one for each of the twelve days of Christmas. #NoGoTour – Friends of the Podcast Special Every year we have a problem where the Tour of Britain is concerned because Richard, Daniel and I are committed to covering the Vuelta a España. […]

On the tenth day of Christmas…

Posted by on Jan 3, 2019 in Twelve days of Christmas | No Comments

Join us as we return to our favourite episodes from the 2018 season, one for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Kilometre 0 – La Course Listen again: It was the final few metres that decided victory in this year’s La Course. Annemiek van Vleuten snatched the win from her biggest rival Anna van […]

On the ninth day of Christmas…

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in Twelve days of Christmas | No Comments

Join us as we return to our favourite episodes from the 2018 season, one for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Lunch With Colin Sturgess – Friends of the Podcast Special I still have a copy of Winning magazine with Colin Sturgess on the cover that I bought when I was a teenager. He […]

On the eighth day of Christmas…

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019 in Twelve days of Christmas | No Comments

Join us as we return to our favourite episodes from the 2018 season, one for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Francois Thomazeau’s KM 0, Breaking the Story Full episode: Run time: 30 min. I wasn’t directly involved in this episode, but it was recorded on my in-laws’ verandah in Picardy and I could […]

Explore | Episode 7 | Riding and racing

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019 in Explore | No Comments

We kick off 2019 with the seventh and final episode of Explore, our series looking at the worlds of bikepacking, endurance and ultra endurance riding. Lionel Birnie and Hannah Troop are joined by Richard Moore to look back at the highlights of the series and look forward to the way the world’s of professional racing […]