The Cycling Podcast

The Cycling Podcast – daily insight and analysis of the Giro d'Italia, Vuelta a España and Classics. 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. To support The Cycling Podcast, subscribe as a Friend of the Podcast and listen to more than 50 episodes. Subscribe at (


episode 181: Women’s Tour 2021: Stage 2 – Walsall

Join Rose Manley, Lionel Birnie and Lizzy Banks as they recap stage two of the Women’s Tour, which tackled ten climbs on a tough circuit in grim weather.
A break of 10 riders got clear to deny a second bunch sprint and at the finish we saw Amy Pieters of SD Worx win her fourth Women’s Tour stage, while Clara Copponi of France took the race lead from Marta Bastianelli.
In this episode, we hear from Pfeiffer Georgi and Juliette Labous of Team DSM, who were both in the break, Pieters’ teammate Demi Vollering and new queen of the mountains Elise Chabbey.
Lionel investigates the link between Walsall and Brooks saddles and in the final part there’s an exclusive interview by Orla Chennaoui with Olympic silver medallist Elinor Barker, who shared some big news today…
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