The Cycling Podcast

The Cycling Podcast – daily insight and analysis of the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France, Vuelta a España and Classics. Join journalists Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie – and a few special guests along the way – as they podcast about the latest cycling news and the world of professional cycling. Expect a mix of insight and analysis as our three experienced journalists cover not just the big talking points but take you behind the scenes of professional cycling. The Cycling Podcast was founded in 2013 by Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie To support The Cycling Podcast, subscribe as a Friend of the Podcast and listen to more than 50 episodes. Subscribe at (


episode 24: Men who stare at GOATS

In this week’s regular episode of The Cycling Podcast, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie are joined by long-time contributor François Thomazeau to reflect on Tadej Pogačar’s Tour of Flanders victory at the weekend and look ahead to Paris-Roubaix. 
Since Flanders, debate has raged about whether Pog will one day complete cycling’s “Monument Slam”. We discuss how much prestige should in fact be associated with such an achievement - and also revisit a few minor controversies thrown up by Sunday’s race. 
After that, it’s time to look forward to “The Hell of the North” and hear about a febrile backdrop of social unrest in France. 

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 2023-04-05  1h17m