Giro d’Italia 2019 | Stage 14 – Saint Vincent › Courmayeur (Skyway Monte Bianco)

The Giro d’Italia was turned on its head after a third consecutive day of attacking, exciting and unpredictable racing. Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe in Courmayeur as they discuss stage 14, which saw the pink jersey change hands, but perhaps not in the way it was expected. Many were expecting Primoz Roglic […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 | Stage 13 – Pinerolo › Ceresole Reale (Lago Serrù)

The Giro d’Italia sparked into life on stage 13 as the first summit finish saw Ilnur Zakarin win and haul himself back into overall contention. Behind him, Mikel Landa, Richard Carapaz, Vincenzo Nibali and Primoz Roglic all impressed as Simon Yates lost time. In the podcast we hear from Landa, his sports director Max Sciandri, […]

The vegan pro | Kilometre 0

Adam Hansen of Lotto-Soudal follows a plant-based diet. Being lactose intolerant he cut out dairy products years ago and stopped eating meat a couple of seasons back. But is a meat-free diet compatible with the rigours of professional cycling? We hear Hansen talk about his reasons for following a vegan diet, how he feels and […]

Hail, Cesare! | Kilometre 0

On long, flat – dare we say it, slightly boring – days like the tenth stage of the Giro d’Italia you will often see the peloton led for kilometre after kilometre by one rider from the team of the dominant sprinter. On Tuesday’s stage to Modena, it was Cesare Benedetti of Bora-Hansgrohe who sat on […]

The Wold Championships

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Events | No Comments

Join The Cycling Podcast at the world championships for a day of riding, eating, discussion and drinking beer* at the Wold Top Brewery, East Yorkshire. The inaugural Cycling Podcast Piccolo Fondo will be held during world championships week on Thursday, 26 September, starting at 11am with coffee and ending around 8pm. Richard, Lionel, Daniel and […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 | Stage 12 – Cuneo › Pinerolo

The Giro d’Italia finally burst into life with an aggressive stage that saw the pink jersey swap shoulders, but stay within the same team. Richard Moore is back at the Giro and joins Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe to discuss stage 12 which saw Slovenian Jan Polanc take the leader’s jersey from his UAE Team […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 | Stage 11 – Carpi › Novi Ligure

The Giro d’Italia went to Fausto Coppi country and The Cycling Podcast’s episode from stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia starts outside Villa Coppi near Novi Ligure. The sprint finish happened a few hundred metres from Coppi’s house – still home to his son, Faustino – and the press room was at the Museum of […]

Giro d’Italia 2019 | Stage 10 – Ravenna › Modena

The Giro d’Italia arrived in Modena, home of Luciano Pavarotti and balsamic vinegar and on the doorstep of the Ferrari Formula 1 team on the day that their former world champion Niki Lauda died. Join Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe for an unexpected, uncharacteristic but very welcome post stage G&T as they discuss the winners […]

The Press Conference | Rest Day 1

Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe catch up with Mitchelton-Scott’s Simon Yates before answering the questions you put to them via WhatsApp. We’ll be answering more listener questions on the second rest day. Send your us thoughts, theories and observations via WhatsApp audio note to +44 7971 338205. Find out how to leave an audio message […]

La Girina | Kilometre 0

At a race that glories in its traditions and sometimes its dogmas, Giusy Virelli, a 34-year-old from an Italian cycling backwater in the deep south, is something of a trailblazer. If Mauro Vegni, the race director, is the architect of the “Corsa Rosa”, Virelli has become one of its key project managers, the most important […]