Fun, games and frustration for Sagan

by Daniel Friebe in Saint-Étienne Another near miss in St Etienne on Thursday sparked further talk of Peter Sagan’s “crisis”. But is he really the tactical halfwit that some believe, or just cursed by a unique repertoire of talents? If he couldn’t laugh you suspect that he would have to cry – yet you also […]

Stage 12; Kristoff wins, Sagan second again

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Audioboo, Podcast | No Comments

listen to ‘Stage 12; Kristoff wins, Sagan second again’ on Audioboo In the latest Telegraph Cycling Podcast, supported by Jaguar, the team of Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss stage twelve, won by Norwegian Alexander Kristoff ahead of Peter Sagan. It was another day, another Sagan second-place — his fourth at this Tour. […]

Stage 11: No such thing as a routine day

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Audioboo, Podcast | No Comments

listen to ‘Stage 11: No such thing as a routine day’ on Audioboo In the latest Telegraph Cycling Podcast, supported by Jaguar, the team of Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss stage eleven, which saw an impressive win by Tony Gallopin and a courageous ride by Andrew Talansky, who, suffering with crash injuries, […]

The armchair sports director

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Tour 2014, Tour de France | No Comments

by The Cycling Podcast in Oyonnax Earlier this year, Dave Brailsford set each member of his Sky management team a task to come up with the perfect Tour de France team made up of current professionals. Budget was not a factor, so they did not have to worry about what it would cost to assemble […]

The VeloNews Cycling Podcast 2

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Audioboo, Podcast, Uncategorized | No Comments

listen to ‘The VeloNews Cycling Podcast 2’ on Audioboo In this, the second VeloNews Cycling Podcast, supported by Jaguar, Andy Hood and Matt Beaudin join Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie on the rest day to recap the race so far and look ahead to the Alps and Pyrenees. We discuss the impact of Alberto Contador’s […]

Stage 10: Contador falls victim to the Vosges

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Audioboo, Podcast | No Comments

listen to ‘Stage 10: Contador falls victim to the Vosges’ on Audioboo In this episode of The Telegraph Cycling Podcast, supported by Jaguar, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss an incredible day on the Tour de France. One of the favourites, Alberto Contador crashed and fractured his leg. Later in the stage Vincenzo […]

Using an inhaler should not be a negative image for cycling

By Alistair Lumb Consultant in Diabetes, Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism I listened with great interest to your interview with Brian Cookson, the president of the UCI, on a recent podcast, but I wondered if I could offer an alternative perspective on the TUE part of the discussion. During the discussion Cookson himself […]

The other halves

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Tour 2014, Tour de France | No Comments

Richard Moore in Mulhouse When Tony Gallopin crossed the finish line in Mulhouse on Sunday he rode into the yellow jersey and into the arms of his girlfriend, Marion Rousse. Rousse, also a professional rider with Lotto-Belisol, is moonlighting at the Tour de France, working for Eurosport and helping select the daily combativity (most aggressive […]

Stage 9: A Frenchman in yellow for Bastille Day

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Audioboo, Podcast | No Comments

listen to ‘Stage 9: A Frenchman in yellow for Bastille Day’ on Audioboo With a Frenchman in the yellow jersey for Bastille Day on Monday, Sunday’s edition of the Telegraph Cycling Podcast, sponsored by Jaguar has a special guest. François Thomazeau is the doyen of French cycling writers, and also an acclaimed novelist, food writer, […]

The Nibali you didn’t know

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Tour 2014, Tour de France | No Comments

by Ciro Scognamiglio in Mulhouse We really ought to know everything about Vincenzo Nibali by now. But that’s not the case. There are reaches of the Sicilian’s character that are still unknown to die-hard fans, even though he turned professional way back in 2005 and has now been among the best riders in the world […]