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. 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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 589 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 23 days 14 hours 5 minutes


episode 171: Service Course | The 1,000-kilometre sprint

In this episode Tom Whalley virtually heads off to Eurobike for a catch up with friends of the podcast, New Motion Labs, about the launch of their new Enduo chain.

Lizzy Banks immerses herself in the world of ultra-endurance racing as she follows the riders at All Points North as they take on a 1,000-kilometre ride around the north of England.

A weekend of dotwatching prefaced a nailbiting run in to Sheffield for the 1,000-kilometre sprint between the first two riders...


 2021-09-13  1h33m

episode 170: Life in the Peloton – Niamh and Finn Fisher-Black

Life in the Peloton is back after the Vuelta a España and for this episode I spoke to two young Kiwi champions who are going to have very big futures. If you don't know the name Fisher-Black yet, I reckon you're going to hear it a lot in the coming months and years.

Niamh and Finn Fisher-Black are brother and sister who are both racing at World Tour level. Niamh is 21 and in her first year with the SD Worx team after a couple of seasons with Bigla Pro Cycling...


 2021-09-08  47m

episode 169: Kilometre 0 – The final diaries

In our final episode of Kilometre 0 from the Vuelta a España we hear for the last time from our three audio diarists, James Knox of Deceuninck-Quickstep, Pavel Sivakov of Ineos Grenadiers and Joan Bou of Euskaltel-Euskadi.

While Sivakov finished the Vuelta in good shape, and able, he said, to carry on for another week, for Knox and Bou the final week was about survival...


 2021-09-07  1h15m

episode 168: Stage 21 | Padron - Santiago de Compostela | Vuelta a España 2021

The Vuelta a España completed its three week pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela with Primoz Roglic the winner, and The Cycling Podcast was there to witness it.

The theme of this final episode from the Vuelta is pilgrims and we tell the story of the 2021 race in six parts, including the Movistar story – with an update on Miguel Angel Lopez's sensational withdrawal on the penultimate stage – Roglic, Jack Haig, Fabio Jakobsen and Egan Bernal...


 2021-09-05  1h28m

episode 167: Stage 20 | Sanxenxo > Mos | Vuelta a España 2021

The penultimate stage of the 2021 Vuelta a España served up a feast of exciting and dramatic racing and The Cycling Podcast was there to see it.
In this episode we hear from two of the day's winners, Jack Haig and Gino Mader of the Bahrain Victorious team, while Patxi Vila and Enric Mas of Movistar reflect on the shocking withdrawal of a rider who started the day sitting third overall, "Superman" Miguel Ángel López...


 2021-09-04  45m

episode 166: Stage 19 | Tapia - Monforte de Lemos | Vuelta a España 2021

There was another humdinger of a stage at the Vuelta a España and The Cycling Podcast was on the ground in Monforte de Lemos to speak to Lawson Craddock, who helped set up his teammate, Magnus Cort, for the win, as well as their sports director, Juanma Garate.
We also hear from the second- and third-placed riders, Rui Oliveira and Quinn Simmons. And we consider the different plights and fortunes of two teams, DSM and Bike Exchange, and hear from Nick Schultz of the latter...


 2021-09-03  1h2m

episode 165: Anton Palzer and Ben Zwiehoff: Masters of reinvention

For two riders at the Vuelta a España the journey from Burgos to Santiago de Compostela represents something much bigger than a three-week Grand Tour.

A year ago the Bora-Hansgrohe pair, Anton Palzer and Ben Zwiehoff, were both pro sportsmen but in completely different disciplines and indeed Palzer had never participated in a bike race...


 2021-09-03  30m

episode 164: Stage 18 | Salas - Altu d’El Gamoniteiru | Vuelta a España 2021

The Vuelta a España tackled a new mountain, Alto d'El Gamoniteiru, at the end of stage 18 and Daniel Friebe and Richard Moore were at the summit to witness the riders coming across the line.
In this episode we hear from Gino Mader, who had an important role looking after his team leader, Jack Haig, while also cementing his own position in the top ten on general classification. We hear from Haig, too, as well as the overall leader, Primoz Roglic...


 2021-09-02  50m

episode 163: Stage 17 | Unquera - Lagos de Covadonga | Vuelta a España 2021

It was arguably the performance of his career. Primoz Roglic won the seventeenth stage of the Vuelta a España to take a commanding overall lead into the final few days of the Spanish tour, and The Cycling Podcast was roadside to witness it.
We hear from some of the fans – from Spain and Slovenia – as well as the atmosphere of the roadside experience as Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe watch and analyse a defining stage...


 2021-09-01  49m

episode 162: Stage 16 | Laredo - Santa Cruz de Bezana | Vuelta a España 2021

The Vuelta a España resumed after the second rest day in Cantabria in the north of Spain with a final stage for the sprinters, won by the man in the green jersey, Fabio Jakobsen.
In tonight's episode we hear from Jakobsen's leadout man, Bert Van Lerberghe, and from Joe Dombrowski, whose team tried to distance Jakobsen on a climb...


 2021-08-31  55m