The Cycling Podcast

The Cycling Podcast - daily insight and analysis of the Tour de France. Join journalists Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe – 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. Richard Moore is the author of Slaying the Badger and Sky’s the Limit, Daniel Friebe writes for Procycling and is author of The Cannibal, a biography of five-time Tour winner Eddy Merckx, and Lionel Birnie is co-editor of The Cycling Anthology, a collection of essays about the Tour de France.


episode 48: The Women's Tour 2018 | Stage 1 | Framlingham - Southwold

Stage one of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour finished on the seafront in Southwold with Jolien D’Hoore of Belgium and Mitchelton-Scott winning the bunch sprint in her first race back after suffering a broken collarbone. The Cycling Podcast Féminin reports from the finish with Richard Moore, Orla Chennaoui and Rose Manley analyisng the stage and looking ahead to the overall battle to come in the days ahead.

We hear from stage winner D’Hoore and from the third placed Coryn Rivera. There are also interviews with Hannah Barnes and Pauline Ferrand-Prevot, the Canyon-SRAM riders who are both targeting general classification. 

The first stage was marred by crashes, and there’s news on Abi Van Twisk, who was badly hurt in the finishing straight and taken to hospital. And we hear from Katie Archibald, another rider returning from a broken collarbone sustained at the Tour de Yorkshire. The Olympic champion hit the tarmac on stage one but was unhurt. 

The Cycling Podcast Féminin is supported by Rapha, Skoda and Science in Sport


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