Opening weekend

Posted by on Mar 4, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

The season finally started, according to Lionel Birnie, with Belgium’s “Opening Weekend” comprising Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday followed by Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on Sunday. The racing was thrilling, but there has been a lot of other news in the cycling world, from coronavirus and its possible effects on the upcoming races, not to mention the four teams […]

Service Course | Episode 7 | New kit day

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Podcast, Service Course | No Comments

In this month’s episode of Service Course, Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley take a look at the new kit that’s arrived in the peloton for 2020. They hear from young riders, Mikkel Bjerg, Katrine Aalerud, Niamh Fisher-Black and her brother Finn, all of whom have recently stepped up to bigger teams, and talk about the […]

Life in the Peloton – Matt Keenan

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Life in the peloton | No Comments

Mitch Docker meets a man whose voice will be familiar to cycling fans throughout the world. For many, Matt Keenan is the voice of the Tour de France thanks to his lead commentary work which is heard by viewers in the US, Australia and anywhere that takes the world feed from race organiser ASO. Matt […]

Remco on fire

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

Is Remco Evenepoel the new Eddy Merckx? He’s Belgian, he’s 20 years old and he’s won both stage races he’s taken part in so far this season. Following up victory at the Vuelta a San Juan, the Deceuninck-Quick Step sensation won the Tour of the Algarve with a strong performance in the hills and an […]

Inside ‘Meeting Jean Bobet’ – Friends of the Podcast Special

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Journal | No Comments

Meeting Jean Bobet – Friends of the Podcast Special I’d had Jean Bobet’s phone number for several years but one day last January, while idling in my office, I decided to finally call it. I’m not sure why. I think the spur was catching sight of the spine of his book, Tomorrow, We Ride, on […]

A new Nairoman?

Posted by on Feb 20, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap a great week of racing for Colombian riders and the EF Education First team. The outstanding performance of the week was by Nairo Quintana, who grabbed his first victories for the French Arkéa-Samsic by winning the stage to Chalet-Reynard, halfway […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | February 2020

Posted by on Feb 14, 2020 in Podcast Féminin | No Comments

In the February episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin we hear from the new cyclocross world champion Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado and also from Danny Stam, who tells us how his team, Boels-Dolmans, has managed to attract a new sponsor, SD Worx. The new sponsor has signed up for four years, ensuring the future of […]

The Pogfather

Posted by on Feb 14, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this week’s episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap the early season races and ask what the 2020 season has in store for Slovenian sensation Tadej Pogacar’s after his victory at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. We also hear from Cameron Wurf, the former World Tour pro-turned-triathlete who has returned to […]

Life in the Peloton – Andre Greipel

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020 in Life in the peloton | No Comments

In this episode of Life in the Peloton Mitch Docker meets Andre Greipel, the German sprinter who won 11 stages of the Tour de France between 2011 and 2016. The pair sat down to talk during the Tour Down Under and Mitch reveals that Andre has been a long-time listener to the Life in the […]

Questions for Fuglsang and the reinvention of a Spanish institution

Posted by on Feb 5, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this week’s podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss all the latest racing and news and there’s an in-depth look at a team that’s been reinvented for 2020. Apart from all the racing, Jakob Fuglsang, the Danish rider on Astana, has been subject to the allegation that he has been working with the banned […]