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The Cycling Podcast

A Journey Through the Cycling Year
Published by Yellow Jersey Press on March 1, 2018
Pre-order with Amazon here

Readers as well as listeners can now embark on a journey through the cycling year with The Cycling Podcast, which has been entertaining and informing fans since 2013.

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe share their diaries from three incident-filled Grand Tours, the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a España. These take readers behind the scenes and explore the culture and landscape as well as the racing, while the ‘Lionel of Flanders’, complete with beer recommendations, does the same for the Classics in Belgium.

There are appearances, too, by leading journalists and podcast favourites François Thomazeau, who takes responsiblity for the French Tour de France jinx, Ciro Scognamiglio, with a hearfelt love letter to cult favourite Filippo Pozzato, Fran Reyes, who pens a farewell to El Pistolero, Alberto Contador, and Orla Chennaoui, who hits the road to cover La Course in a one-woman karaoke-booth-on-wheels.

Further contributions from professional riders Ashleigh Moolman Pasio and Joe Dombrowski and the voice of the Tour de France, Sebastien Piquet, as well as stunning galleries from the podcast world’s first and only dedicated photographer, Simon Gill, make this the perfect celebration of a year in cycling.


The Cycling Podcast’s Grand Tour of Britain – Spring 2018

In spring 2018, The Cycling Podcast will hold a series of events around the country to mark the launch of A Journey Through the Cycling Year.

FINAL book tour map copySTAGE ONE: SALFORD
Date: Wednesday 28th February
Venue: The Quays Theatre, The Lowry, Salford Quays
Time: 8pm
Website: Salford tickets  
Box office: 0843 208 6000

STAGE TWO: EDINBURGH
Date: Thursday 1st March
Venue: The Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh
Time: 7.30pm
Website: Edinburgh tickets

STAGE THREE: GLASGOW
Date: Friday 2nd March
Venue: Òran Mór
Time: 7.30pm
Website: Glasgow tickets 
Box office: 0141 357 6200

STAGE FOUR: NOTTINGHAM
Date: Wednesday 7th March
Venue: Nottingham Arts Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Website: Nottingham tickets
Box office: 0115 947 6096

STAGE FIVE: LONDON
Date: Thursday 8th March
Venue: The Round Chapel, Hackney
Time: 7.30pm
Website: London tickets

STAGE SIX: LEEDS
Date: Friday 9th March
Venue: The Carriageworks, Leeds
Time: 7.30pm
Website: Leeds tickets
Box office: 0113 376 0318

STAGE SEVEN: SHEFFIELD
Date: Saturday 10th March
Venue: The Showrooms, Sheffield, in association with ShAFF
Time: 8.30pm
Website: Sheffield tickets