Special No. 4 | Young Americans

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

April 25 | Hi, this is Ian Boswell,” said the voicemail at The Cycling Podcast Towers. “Just calling to see if you guys want to come down to Nice to see what we’re up to. We have a little group of Americans down here and we’d love to show you around.” Richard Moore took the […]

14. Disc or no disc

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

April 20 | In this week’s Telegraph Cycling Podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe are joined by Rob Hatch as they discuss the Ardennes Classics and two equipment-related controversies, involving disc brakes and renewed allegations of motors in bikes. Only a few teams have been using disc brakes this season as part of a UCI-sanctioned […]

Kilometre 0 – The Survivors of Spring

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

Kilometre 0 returns with a mini series looking at the spring Classics. It’s called The Survivors of Spring and it is supported by WellbriX. EPISODE 1 – Paean to the pavé The cobblestones of Paris-Roubaix are themselves the great survivors because, without the bike race, there’s really no compelling reason for these old, battered roads to […]

13. Hayman triumphs at a classic Paris-Roubaix

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

April 12 | In this week’s episode of The Telegraph Cycling Podcast our hosts, much like the international peloton, are split between the cobbles of north-eastern France and the green hills of the Basque Country. It’s a point in the season where the contrast between the different types of road racing in professional cycling could […]

Trainer Road Episode 2. | The Race

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

April 7 | After five months of training using the Trainer Road App, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Rob Hatch headed to Manchester’s velodrome for the conclusion of their challenge. Coach Chad Timmermann from Trainer Road had set the challenge back in the autumn – which of our three riders would be the fastest in […]

12. Peter the Great: Sagan takes flight at Flanders

Posted by on Apr 6, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

April 7 | This episode of the Telegraph Cycling Podcast analyses the Tour of Flanders and the impressive attack by the world champion Peter Sagan that decided it. With Richard Moore off at the Tour of the Basque Country, Eurosport’s Rob Hatch stepped in to join regular presenters Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie to dissect […]

11. Tragedy at Ghent-Wevelgem: Reflection before revolution

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

March 31 | It has been a dark week for cycling following the deaths of Antoine Demoitié, who died after being hit by a motorcycle during Sunday’s Ghent-Wevelgem, and Daan Myngheer, who suffered a heart attack at Critérium International. This episode of The Telegraph Cycling Podcast focuses on the incident at Ghent-Wevelgem, which was the […]

Special No. 3 | Flanders Fever

March 25 | Our third episode of the 2016 Friends of the Podcast series focuses on Flanders, the area of Belgium that is home to so many races and has produced so many great champions. With the spring Classics upon us, Lionel Birnie travels to the region once again to find out why bike racing […]

10. A postcard from Sanremo

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

March 24 | This week’s Telegraph Cycling Podcast includes a special report from the first Monument of the season, Milan-San Remo. Daniel Friebe was there for the podcast, capturing the atmosphere in Sanremo as the town prepared for the finish, speaking to the locals and then spending the day on Via Roma until the riders […]

The Trainer Road Challenge | 1. Training

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Podcast | No Comments

March 21 | Back in the autumn a company called Trainer Road approached The Cycling Podcast offering to sponsor our episodes over the winter. But there was a catch. They wanted our hosts to follow a Trainer Road turbo training programme throughout the winter, track their improvements and then race head-to-head over four kilometres at […]