Countdown to the Tour de France | Episode 19

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

June 21 | In this week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the latest racing and look ahead to the Tour de France. When next they meet it will be in Dusseldorf for the Grand Départ, but there has been no let up in the racing over the […]

Last day drama at the Dauphiné | Episode 18

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

June 15 | In this week’s podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe are joined by Eurosport commentator, and Chief Superintendent of the Pronunciation Police, Rob Hatch, as they discuss a thrilling Critérium du Dauphiné. As Jakob Fuglsang rode to a surprising victory what does Chris Froome’s capitulation and Richie Porte’s impressive defence of the yellow […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | Episode 13

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

In this month’s Cycling Podcast Féminin we report from the OVO Energy Women’s Tour with as the Polish rider Kasia Niewiadoma held on for a convincing and deserved win. This episode takes you inside the team cars: Richard Moore joins Team WNT and Orla Chennaoui spends a day with Canyon-SRAM. We also hear from Niewiadoma, […]

Lunch with Paul Watson | Episode 17

Posted by on Jun 7, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

June 7 | This episode of The Cycling Podcast is another in the occasional series of lunches with someone from the world of cycling. First, Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie meet up in London for the first time since the Giro d’Italia to introduce the episode and briefly discuss the weekend’s inaugural and innovative Hammer […]

Special No. 6 | ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Pancake Breakfasts and Pursuiter’s Cough: Alexis Ryan’s Californian Diary

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Canyon-SRAM rider Alexis Ryan kept an audio diary for The Cycling Podcast at the women’s Tour of California. In it we hear about her roommate Tiffany Cromwell’s unscheduled adventure, we eavesdrop on an unusual motivational speech from Erik Zabel, and we learn about the important ritual of pancake breakfasts – and ‘happiness watts.’   Sign […]

Bonus | In conversation with Thomas De Gendt

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Back in January we released our first Friends of the Podcast Special, recorded behind-the-scenes at the Lotto-Soudal training camp in Majorca. While there, Lionel Birnie sat down with Lotto-Soudal’s Thomas De Gendt. As part of his preparation for the Tour de France, the Belgian rider won the opening of the Critérium du Dauphiné and so […]

Giro d’Italia Stage 21: Monza – Milan

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The final podcast of the 100th Giro comes from the Piazza del Duomo in Milan, scene of the finish of the time trial that ended the race. It was a thrilling finale, one that race director Mauro Vegni could only have dreamed of, with four, maybe even five, riders all in contention before the 29km […]

Giro d’Italia Stage 20: Pordenone – Asiago

Posted by on May 27, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The penultimate day of the Giro d’Italia saw Thibaut Pinot take a strong stage win as Nairo Quintana held the pink jersey and Tom Dumoulin slipped a few more seconds. Yet the race remains in the balance. With only a flat 29km time trial into Milan to come the top four are separated by just […]

Giro d’Italia Stage 19: San Candido – Piancavallo

Posted by on May 27, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

On the penultimate day in the mountains the 100th Giro d’Italia saw a re-shuffling of the top four, who are now separated by just 53 seconds. It sets up a thrilling finale with Saturday’s final mountain stage followed by the time trial into Milan. Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss the action and there are […]

Giro d’Italia Stage 18: Moena – Ortisei

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

Stage 18 of the Giro d’Italia was dubbed the ‘Queen Stage,’ though in this mountainous 100th edition of the Italian tour there are a few contenders for this unofficial honour. It was won by Tejay van Garderen, the BMC leader who had looked down and out, while the overall battle simmered and threatened to boil […]