Chris Froome moves on, Rod Ellingworth looks ahead

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Podcast | No Comments

In this week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast we speak to Rod Ellingworth, the man in charge at WorldTour team Bahrain-McLaren, about the uncertainty of the last few months and the imminent resumption of racing. Ellingworth admits that the pay cuts imposed on his team have made his job difficult, but he also reveals that […]

Our Giro stage 20: ‘I’ll get them tomorrow’

Posted by on May 30, 2020 in Our Giro, Podcast | No Comments

Is stage 20 of Our Giro the ‘queen stage’? Well, that’s a matter of debate but we have got a bumper episode looking back to the final Friday of the 2018 edition when Chris Froome turned the race on its head. Simon Yates had looked so good for two and a half weeks, winning stages […]

Sliding doors | Kilometre 0

Earlier this summer, the UCI announced that Juan José Cobo was guilty of a doping offence and would be stripped of his 2011 Vuelta a España title. While Chris Froome was in hospital following his crash at the Critérium du Dauphiné he learned – almost eight years after the race had finished – that he […]

Stage 9 » Saint-Étienne › Brioude

It’s Bastille Day in France – or as François reminds us, Le 14 Juillet, because no one calls it Bastille Day but there was to be no French stage winner in the Tour de France. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recap the ninth stage, won by the South African Daryl Impey. We also […]

Lunch with Dave Brailsford

The week before heading to Brussels for his tenth Tour de France as team principal and his first with new sponsors, Dave Brailsford sat down for lunch with The Cycling Podcast and a wide-ranging conversation about the transition from Team Sky to Team Ineos, the crash that ruled Chris Froome out of contention for a […]

The Tour without Froome

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019 in Podcast | No Comments

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe meet at Vermuteria in London’s Kings Cross to discuss the implications of the crash which will keep four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome of this year’s race. Daniel was at the Critérium du Dauphiné when Froome crashed and he explains what happened and how it will affect […]

On the fourth day of Christmas…

Posted by on Dec 28, 2018 in Twelve days of Christmas | No Comments

Join us as we return to our favourite episodes from the 2018 season, one for each of the twelve days of Christmas. Giro d’Italia Stage 19 A crazy day. There was the stage, of course. That was crazy. But it was also challenging for Daniel and me. For much of it we were running around […]

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 […]

Tour de France 2018 | Stage 1 | Noirmoutier-en-l’Île – Fontenay-le-Comte

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau kick off The Cycling Podcast’s Tour de France coverage after an opening stage that concluded with a chaotic final ten kilometres. Join them as they digest the fall-out from a number of crashes that saw several of the big favourites lose time. The stage was won by Tour […]

Giro d’Italia 2018 | The Press Conference 3

Almost a week has passed since Chris Froome won the 101st edition of the Giro d’Italia- a week Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe spent listening to the voice messages you sent in via WhatsApp. Covering everything from Grand-Tour-laundry-logistics to the limits of riding à la Zubeldia, they respond to a selection of the […]