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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 66: Boy Gino – Remembering Gino Mäder

The world of professional cycling was rocked and devastated this week by the death of 26-year-old Bahrain Victorious rider Gino Mäder after a crash in his home race, the Tour de Suisse. The tragedy has completely overshadowed the build-up to the Tour de France - and, in turn, forced a change to our original plan for the episode, namely a review of the new Netflix docuseries, Tour de France: Unchained, after last week’s interview with execuitve producer James Gay-Rees. 

You’ll still hear that review, for which we’re joined by another award-winning filmmaker, Finlay Pretsell, but the first part of the show is dedicated to Mäder, his short but already distinguished career and our interactions with one of the most thoughtful and admirable riders in the peloton. 

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 2023-06-23  1h29m