The Grand Tour Diaries 2018 | The Women’s Tour

In 2018 The Cycling Podcast gave The Women’s Tour the Grand Tour treatment, with Richard, Orla and Rose hitting the road to follow each stage of the race for a nightly podcast. The five-day race from the South East of England to Wales was won by American Sunweb rider Coryn Rivera, with the race taking […]

The end of Team Sky

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe meet up at London’s Soho Theatre to discuss the news that Sky’s sponsorship of the cycling team will come to an end in December 2019. We reflect on Team Sky’s nine years in the peloton, ask what the tenth season has […]

Explore | Episode 5 | The TransAtlantic Way

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in Explore | No Comments

December 14 | Episode 5 This episode of Explore with Lionel Birnie and Hannah Troop focuses on the TransAtlantic Way in Ireland featuring two riders who took part this year, Laura Scott and Simon Gill. The TransAtlantic Way is an unsupported ride that goes from Dublin to Derry (with riders choosing their own route for […]

Bennett’s dilemma and Kennaugh’s return

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

The latest episode of The Cycling Podcast features interviews with Sam Bennett and Peter Kennaugh as Daniel spends a day in Mallorca with the Bora-Hansgrohe team. There’s also discussion of the news that Sky will be pulling out of sponsoring Team Sky at the end of 2019, with a more in-depth episode covering this story […]

The Grand Tour Diaries 2018 | Giro d’Italia

The Grand Tour Diaries 2018 Part one: Giro d’Italia by Lionel Birnie, Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe We are launching the 2019 Friends of the Podcast programme with a four-part audiobook telling the story of the three grand tours and the Women’s Tour. Part one focuses on the Giro d’Italia, which took the peloton from […]

The Cycling Podcast Féminin | In conversation with Ashleigh Moolman Pasio

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in Podcast, Podcast Féminin | No Comments

The December episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin is presented by Richard Moore and Orla Chennaoui and features an in-depth interview with one of the world’s top riders, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio. The South African has just had her best season, which included placing second at the Giro Rosa and Flèche Wallonne, and Richard met her […]

Explore | Episode 4 | Lionel’s Low Route with Ned Boulting

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

December 7 | Episode 4 After the incredible feats we’ve covered in the first three episodes of Explore, it’s time for a bit of a gear change this time as we discover the joy of cycling and the way a journey on two wheels can develop (and sometimes test) a friendship. Lionel’s Low Route is […]

Remembering Paul Sherwen

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

December 6 | In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe remember Paul Sherwen, who died at the weekend aged 62. Sherwen was a pioneering rider – heading to France to make it as a professional in the late 1970s when very few British or English-speaking riders managed to […]

Explore | Episode 3 | End-To-End

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018 in Explore, Podcast | No Comments

November 30 | Episode 3 Earlier this year, long-distance time triallist Michael Broadwith – a multiple national 24-hour champion – set about tackling Gethin Butler’s 17-year-old record for riding from Land’s End to John O’Groats. This is arguably the most prestigious of the place-to-place records, with a history stretching back to 1886. In this episode of Explore […]

The Cycling Podcast Live in Cardiff

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Podcast | No Comments

November 29 | Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie, Orla Chennaoui and a sold-out live audience at Cardiff’s St David’s Hall in this episode of The Cycling Podcast. Earlier this year, we went on our Grand Tour of (Parts of) Britain to promote our first book, A Journey Through the Cycling Year. In response to that, […]