Kilometre 0 | Episode 5 | The Photographers

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

What makes cycling such a good sport to photograph? For episode five of Kilometre 0 at the 2017 Vuelta a España, we’re joined by race photographers Simon Gill, Jered and Ashley Gruber and James Startt to find out.   Sign up to become a Friend of the Podcast for 2017 and you will be able […]

Stage 10 | Caravaca / Elpozo Alimentación | Vuelta a España 2017

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

The Vuelta a España resumed after its first rest day in rainy Murcia and The Cycling Podcast has an interview with Chris Froome, who is in the overall lead and in a strong position to win his first Vuelta. He talks about the threats ahead over the next two weeks, his fears about another ambush, […]

Kilometre 0 | Episode 4 | Cooked: riding and eating the Grand Tours

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

In the fourth episode of Kilometre 0 from the Vuelta a España we hear from Hayden Groves, who is riding his third Grand Tour of 2017. But Groves isn’t a professional cyclist. He’s an award-winning chef based in London. And he isn’t really riding the Vuelta – he’s doing each stage, with four other riders, […]

Stage 9 | Orihuela / Cumbre del Sol, El Poble Nou de Benitatxell | Vuelta a España 2017

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

Stage nine of the Vuelta a España saw another hilltop finish and a win for Chris Froome – the first time this season he has been able to cross the line first with his arms in the air. Richard Moore and Fran Reyes discuss the stage and also the latest news concerning Cannondale-Drapac, the World […]

Stage 8 | Hellín / Xorret de Catí | Vuelta a España 2017

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

Stage eight of the Vuelta a España finished close to the summit of Xorret de Catí, a famously tough climb in southern Spain. Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Fran Reyes tell the story of the stage but the main drama of the day was arguably before any racing started with the news that Warren Barguil […]

Stage 7 | Llíria / Cuenca | Vuelta a España 2017

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

It was another day for a breakaway at the Vuelta a España as stage seven took the riders inland from Llíria to Cuenca. Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Fran Reyes discuss a stage that almost supplied a fascinating twist to the plot when it seemed that Jetse Bol, of the tiny Colombian Manzana Postobon team, […]

Kilometre 0 | Episode 3 | The Broomwagon

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The broomwagon is the last vehicle on the road (more or less) and it’s there to sweep up any riders who can’t go on. But is it a vehicle that is put to use these days or is it more symbolic? And what’s it like to have to remove your race numbers and climb onboard? […]

Stage 6 | Villareal / Sagunt | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The hills of Valencia made for open, aggressive racing both in the pursuit of the stage win and the race for the leader’s red jersey. In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Fran Reyes discuss the sixth stage from Villareal to Sagunt, which saw a Polish one-two at […]

Stage 5 | Benicassìm / Alcossebre | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The Cycling Podcast comes from the beach at Alcossebre, as holidaymakers enjoy a pre-dinner drink, and Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Fran Reyes reflect on the fifth stage of the Vuelta a España. The stage finished with a steep climb which led to a slight reshuffle of the overall places, although Chris Froome of Team […]

Kilometre 0 | Episode 2 | Lucho

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

It is thirty years since Luis ‘Lucho’ Herrera became the first Colombian to win a Grand Tour by triumphing at the Vuelta a España. Herrera was part of the first significant wave of Colombians to race in Europe in the 1980s. In that 1987 Vuelta there were another three of his countrymen in the top […]