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 43: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | May 2020

The May episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin is an in-depth look at the career of the world’s top female cyclist, Annemiek van Vleuten.
We hear from Van Vleuten herself, her longtime coach Louis Delahaije, her Mitchelton-Scott teammate Lucy Kennedy and one of her rivals, Lizzy Banks of Bigla-Katusha.
Van Vleuten is well known for her commitment to training and long hours in the saddle, but she tells Orla Chennaoui that she doesn’t consider this a sacrifice since she enjoys it so much. 
Orla, Rose Manley and Richard Moore also discuss Van Vleuten’s progression, from an early win at the Tour of Flanders in 2011 to her long solo ride to win the world race title in Yorkshire last year. 
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