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 (

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 770 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 31 days 9 hours 59 minutes


episode 48: Stage 11 | Carpi to Novi Ligure | Giro d’Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia went to Fausto Coppi country and The Cycling Podcast’s episode from stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia starts outside Villa Coppi near Novi Ligure.
The sprint finish happened a few hundred metres from Coppi’s house – still home to his son, Faustino – and the press room was at the Museum of Champions, which pays homage to the careers of Coppi and the region’s other great, Costante Girardengo.
Not a lot happened in the stage but don’t let that deter you from listening...


 2019-05-22  42m

episode 49: Stage 12 | Cuneo to Pinerolo | Giro d’Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia finally burst into life with an aggressive stage that saw the pink jersey swap shoulders, but stay within the same team.
Richard Moore is back at the Giro and joins Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe to discuss stage 12 which saw Slovenian Jan Polanc take the leader’s jersey from his UAE Team Emirates colleague Valerio Conti. This means that Slovenian riders hold the first two places overall, with Primoz Roglic still in second...


 2019-05-23  47m

episode 51: Stage 13 | Pinerolo to Ceresole Reale | Giro d’Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia sparked into life on stage 13 as the first summit finish saw Ilnur Zakarin win and haul himself back into overall contention.

Behind him, Mikel Landa, Richard Carapaz, Vincenzo Nibali and Primoz Roglic all impressed as Simon Yates lost time.

In the podcast we hear from Landa, his sports director Max Sciandri, Zakarin’s sports director Dimitri Konyshev, and also from Marco Haller, who found himself the ‘star’ of a video clip that went viral on social media...


 2019-05-24  48m

episode 52: Stage 14 | Saint-Vincent to Courmayeur | Giro d’Italia 2019

The Giro d’Italia was turned on its head after a third consecutive day of attacking, exciting and unpredictable racing.
Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe in Courmayeur as they discuss stage 14, which saw the pink jersey change hands, but perhaps not in the way it was expected...


 2019-05-25  52m

episode 53: Stage 15 | Ivrea – Como | Giro d’Italia 2019

Another packed episode of The Cycling Podcast from the Giro d’Italia comes from the shores of Lake Como after stage 15.
Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap a day during which the two-man break stayed clear to contest the finish – although they only stayed away by 11 seconds in the end...


 2019-05-26  53m

episode 55: The Press Conference | Rest Day 2

Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe hear from Jumbo-Visma's Addy Engels following an ill-timed comfort break on stage 15 before answering the questions put to them by The Cycling Podcast listeners.

We'll be holding a final press conference at the end of the Giro d'Italia. You can put your questions to the team by sending a WhatsApp audio message to +44 7971 338 205.

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 2019-05-27  1h1m

episode 56: Stage 16 | Lovere – Ponte di Legno | Giro d’Italia 2019

On another day of miserable weather at the Giro d’Italia there was an enthralling stage that included the climb of the Passo del Mortirolo, which saw Vincenzo Nibali on the attack and Primoz Roglic losing valuable time.
Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe are joined by Brian Nygaard to discuss the implications of the day’s stage for the final destination of the pink jersey, with Richard Carapaz looking an increasingly likely winner. Nibali is up to second while Roglic has dropped to third...


 2019-05-28  53m

episode 58: Stage 17 | Commezzadura – Anterselva | Giro d’Italia 2019

A surprise winner and a skirmish between the overall contenders marked the seventeenth stage of the Giro d’Italia, which saw the race enter the German speaking part of Italy.
In the podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe are joined by Ciro Scognamiglio and there are interviews with Mikel Landa, Hugh Carthy, Esteban Chaves, Larry Warbasse, Ben O’Connor and a very frustrated and disappointed Bob Jungels, whose Giro has not gone according to plan...


 2019-05-29  42m

episode 59: Stage 18 | Valdaora – Santa Maria di Sala | Giro d’Italia 2019

A thrilling finish to the final sprinters’ stage of the 2019 Giro d’Italia saw a win for a small Italian team and a change in the points competition, with the Ciclamino jersey moving from Arnaud Demare to Pascal Ackerman. 
In The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss what happened and we hear from Conor Dunne and from Ackerman’s lead-out men, Rudi Selig and Michael Schwarzmann...


 2019-05-30  50m

episode 61: Stage 19 | Treviso – San Martino di Castrozza | Giro d’Italia 2019

After twelve months of health problems, Esteban Chaves returned to the top step of the podium, by winning in San Martino di Castrozza in the Dolomites, as the overall contenders shadow boxed before Saturday’s final day in the mountains. 
Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe review all the action and look ahead to the crucial penultimate stage...


 2019-05-31  51m