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 (

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 610 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 24 days 10 hours 18 minutes


episode 33: Stage 2 | Bologna to Fucecchio | Giro d’Italia 2019

Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe at their Tuscan agriturismo as they digest the sprint finish at the end of the second stage of the Giro d’Italia. Lionel headed out to the San Baronto climb, described as the Box Hill of Tuscany by R...


 2019-05-12  51m

episode 35: Stage 3 | Vinci to Orbetello | Giro d’Italia 2019

Stage three of the 2019 Giro d’Italia took the riders from the birthplace of Leonardo Da Vinci to Orbetello, with the wind and threat of rain making the peloton nervous.
Join Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Ciro Scognamiglio in Orbetello as they discuss the day’s big controversial moment – the relegation of Italian champion Elia Viviani for irregular sprinting. Viviani’s victory was handed to the second man across the line, Fernando Gaviria...


 2019-05-13  46m

episode 36: Stage 4 | Orbetello to Frascati | Giro d’Italia 2019

For the second day in a row, the Giro d’Italia served up crash-related drama in the final half dozen kilometres.
Join Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe for a glass of Frascati after the finish of stage four as they discuss who lost and who gained.
The stage was won by Movistar’s Ecuadorian rider Richard Carapaz, who won a stage in impressive style last year...


 2019-05-14  47m

episode 38: Stage 5 | Frascati to Terracina | Giro d’Italia 2019

The rain fell on the Giro d’Italia peloton more or less the whole way from Frascati to Terracina, meaning a sketchy sprint finish at the end of stage five.
Join Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe as they attempt to dry out in Terracina as they recap a very wet day and a second stage win for Giro d’Italia debutant Pascal Ackermann of the Bora-Hansgrohe team...


 2019-05-15  40m

episode 39: Stage 6 | Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo | Giro d’Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia headed to San Giovanni Rotondo, one of Italy’s most important religious centres, and stage six of the race gave the host nation its first stage victory and pink jersey of 2019.
Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap another long day in the saddle for the bunch, and welcome the sight of some sunshine after yesterday’s cold rain...


 2019-05-16  39m

episode 41: Stage 7 | Vasto to L'Aquila | Giro d'Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia began its northward journey on Friday with a stage to L’Aquila in the mountains of Abruzzo, ten years after one of Italy’s worst ever earthquakes ravaged the region and the day’s finish-town in particular.  Having been abandoned by L...


 2019-05-17  45m

episode 42: Stage 8 | Tortoreto Lido to Pesaro | Giro d'Italia 2019

The Giro’s longest day took it northbound for 239km from Tortoreto Lido on the Adriatic coast to Pesaro in the Marche region. Another sprint-finish saw Caleb Ewan of Lotto-Soudal claim his first stage win of the race and Valerio Conti hold onto his pink jersey after an uneventful day as far as the general classification was concerned, despite yet more inclement weather...


 2019-05-18  52m

episode 43: Stage 9 | Riccione to San Marino | Giro d’Italia 2019

The first phase of the 2019 Giro d’Italia concluded with a tricky time trial to San Marino which tested the riders’ climbing legs on another day when the rain fell heavily...


 2019-05-19  45m

episode 45: The Press Conference | Rest Day 1

Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe catch up with Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates before answering the questions you put to them via WhatsApp. We'll be answering more listener questions on the second rest day. Send your us thoughts, theories and observatio...


 2019-05-20  57m

episode 46: Stage 10 | Ravenna to Modena | Giro d’Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia arrived in Modena, home of Luciano Pavarotti and balsamic vinegar and on the doorstep of the Ferrari Formula 1 team on the day that their former world champion Niki Lauda died.
Join Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe for an unexpected, uncharacteristic but very welcome post stage G&T as they discuss the winners and losers of a crash-affected sprint finish...


 2019-05-21  53m