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 thecyclingpodcast.com (https://thecyclingpodcast.supportingcast.fm/)

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episode 140: Explore | Tour d'Écosse prologue: Gretna 2021


Explore returns with the Tour d'Écosse, a multi-part series telling the story of the beautiful game on two wheels. It was an idea dreamed up by Lionel Birnie and Simon Gill during lockdown, inspired by their childhood passions of cycling and football. The plan was to ride from Gretna to Dingwall visiting all 42 of the Scottish Football League grounds on the way.

There are so many questions to answer.....


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episode 139: Welcome to The Pleasure-Dôme


In this episode of The Cycling Podcast we review the 2023 Tour de France presentation, which took place in Paris on Thursday.

Daniel Friebe is joined by the voice of Tour de France race radio, Seb Piquet, and a veteran of 34 Tours, a handful of them with The Cycling Podcast, François Thomazeau. We also analyse the route of the second Tour de France Femmes with Lizzy Banks of EF Education–Tibco–SVB.

The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport...


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episode 138: Thinking Pink


In this episode of The Cycling Podcast we review the 2023 Giro d'Italia route presentation, which took place earlier this week.

Daniel Friebe is joined by ace commentator Rob Hatch and BikeExchange-Jayco Head Sports Director Matt White. We also take the opportunity to quiz Matt about his team's goals for next season, recruitment strategy and various other burning issues in the sport.
 
The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport...


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 2022-10-19  1h23m
 
 

episode 137: Service Course | Bespoked


In this episode of Service Course Tom spends time with the scientists, the artisans, the designers, the fabricators and the builders as he visits Bespoked 2022 to see some of the most beautiful hand-built bikes the world has to offer. At the show Tom speaks with the Namibian High Commissioner to Great Britain, Dan “Dan from Nam” Craven, and the man whose love for a specific chainring resulted in him buying and resurrecting the company that made it...


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 2022-10-16  1h0m
 
 

episode 136: Time Has Come Tadej


In this episode The Cycling Podcast looks back at the final Monument of the season, il Lombardia, otherwise known as the “Race of the Falling Leaves”. Did Tadej Poga?ar manage to emulate last year’s success or was his Tour de France bête noire Jonas Vingegaard able to confirm his status as the peloton’s new climbing virtuoso?

Daniel Friebe is joined by 2014 Lombardia winner Dan Martin and former team manager, communications chief & now journalist Brian Nygaard...


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 2022-10-10  1h16m
 
 

episode 135: Van Vleuten rules the world


Rose Manley, Orla Chennaoui and Lizzy Banks return to give their impressions of this year's thrilling World Championship road race, which saw Annemiek Van Vleuten snatch the rainbow jersey and gold medal in the final moments.

Van Vleuten took to the start line with a fractured elbow – sustained only a few days prior to the the race – and looked to be on super domestique duty for the Dutch team...


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 2022-10-06  1h11m
 
 

episode 134: Causing a Como-tion


In this episode The Cycling Podcast looks ahead to the final Monument of the season, il Lombardia, otherwise known as the “Race of the Falling Leaves”. Will Tadej Pogačar repeat last year’s success or could Pog’s 2022 Tour de France nemesis Jonas Vingegaard again outclimb and outmanoeuvre him, this time on the roads of northern Italy?

Daniel Friebe is joined by 2014 Lombardia winner Dan Martin and former team manager, communications chief & now journalist Brian Nygaard...


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 2022-10-03  1h15m
 
 

episode 133: The New Giant


The Cycling Podcast’s coverage of the 2022 UCI World Championships in Wollongong, Australia, continues with an in-depth look back at the Men’s Elite Road Race. We review the key incidents - on & off the bike - & weigh up the challenges now facing the new World Champion.

Daniel Friebe is joined by AG2R-Citroën rider Larry Warbasse and former team manager, communications chief & now journalist Brian Nygaard...


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 2022-09-25  1h18m
 
 

episode 132: Paid Tha Cost to Be da Foss


The Cycling Podcast’s coverage of the 2022 UCI World Championships in Wollongong, Australia, continues with a look back at the men’s elite time trial and a glance ahead to the men’s elite road race at the weekend. We analyse the surprise new time trial world champ’s performance and also dig deeper into his life story, unearthing some startling biographical trivia...


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 2022-09-20  1h35m
 
 

episode 131: Service Course | The Art of Cycling


In this month's episode of Service Course Tom Whalley and Lizzy Banks delve in to the world of custom painting. They speak to Tony Baumann at Made Rad by Tony and Tom Hunt from KustomFlow who take us through the process of custom painting bike frames and how to do it yourself.

Tom and Lizzy try to find out why the sport of cycling brings out creativity like no other sport and they ask whether there is a line between a bike as a tool and a bike as a piece of art...


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 2022-09-20  58m