Kilometre 0 | Episode 1 | Baptism of Fire

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Aqua Blue are making their grand tour debut at the Vuelta a España. They are the first Irish team to compete in a grand tour. There is no greater test of any team than a team time trial on the opening day of a grand tour. Saturday’s team time trial, stage one of the Vuelta […]

Stage 2 | Nîmes / Gruissan | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The wind blew across the south of France but the Vuelta a España peloton did not split although there was a change of race leadership at the finish in Gruissan. Although there were no breakaways, it was still a tense, nervous day in the peloton as no one wanted to get caught out if gaps […]

Stage 1 | Nîmes | Vuelta a España 2017

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The Vuelta a España started in Nîmes in the south of France with a spectacular team time trial that took the riders through the Roman amphitheatre in the centre of the town. BMC Racing won the stage and put their Australian rider Rohan Dennis into the first red jersey of the race. In this episode, […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | Episode 15

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

This month’s Cycling Podcast Féminin, with Orla Chennaoui and Richard Moore, looks back at the recent racing, from the RideLondon Classique to the European championships and Crescent Vargarda team time trial and road race. From Sweden we hear from Anna van der Breggen, Hannah Barnes and Drops Cycling Team owner Bob Varney. There’s also a […]

21. The transfer merry-go-round

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

August 9 | This episode of The Cycling Podcast is the final one before our daily coverage of the Vuelta a España begins on August 19. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the flurry of transfers as riders and teams confirmed their moves once the August 1 deadline passed. We also discuss Alberto […]

20. Post-Tour racing and the transfer window

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

August 1 | In this, our first episode since the end of the Tour de France, Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie are reunited with Daniel Friebe to discuss a busy week of racing. The San Sebastian Classic was won by Michal Kwiatkowski, one of Sky’s Tour de France stars. The Pole added the Basque race […]

Tour Extra | The Roadtrip | Part 2

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Experience the Tour like never before in part-2 of The Road Trip. Interesting hotels, McDonalds dinners, and more of the memorable mis-haps that make the Tour de France a race like no other. In this episode you’ll hear stories from podcast regulars Orla Chennaoui, Caley Fretz and Ciro Scognamiglio as well as Richard, Lionel and […]

Special No. 8 | Inside the team car: a day with Cannondale-Drapac

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Inside the team car: Richard Moore joined Cannondale-Drapac on the first of two big Alpine stages in the final week of the Tour de France. And what a stage it was: a crash involving three of their riders; a breakaway with two more; and their leader, Rigoberto Uran, moving ever closer to the yellow jersey. […]

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 […]