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 58m. Bisher sind 924 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 38 days 1 hour 33 minutes


episode 73: The Women's Tour Press Conference

The final episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin from the Ovo Energy Women’s Tour is a press conference, in which Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore answer listeners’ questions.

Topics range from the future of the Women’s Tour to the differences between men’s and women’s teams and there’s an interview with Morgane Gaultier, women’s cycling coordinator at the world governing body, the UCI. 

The Cycling Podcast Féminin is supported by Rapha, Science in Sport and Skoda


 2019-06-17  1h2m

episode 74: The Tour without Froome

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe meet at Vermuteria in London's Kings Cross to discuss the implications of the crash which will keep four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome of this year's race.

Daniel was at the Critérium du Dauphiné when Froome crashed and he explains what happened and how it will affect Team Ineos at the Tour.

Froome was not the only high-profile crash victim this week...


 2019-06-19  59m

episode 75: A Tour de France ramble

With the Tour of Switzerland finishing at the weekend all eyes are now on the Tour de France, which starts in Brussels a week on Saturday. The Colombian prodigy Egan Bernal beat Rohan Dennis in Switzerland, but was his performance sufficiently convincing to make him the favourite for a Tour that will be missing so many stars?
Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Richard Moore discuss this and much more as they look ahead to the Grand Départ...


 2019-06-25  57m

episode 76: Service Course | Episode 1

Service Course by The Cycling Podcast is a new monthly podcast, presented by Keira McVitty and Tom Whalley, taking a fresh look at bikes, technology, equipment and clothing.

Episode one includes a tour of the London Bike Show and a visit to Rob Hayles’s workshop, where the Olympic medalist discusses his career in bikes and his new sideline in repairing them...


 2019-06-27  58m

episode 77: The Pre-Tour Press Conference

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe answer the questions listeners put to them via WhatsApp, ahead of the 106th edition of the Tour de France.

We also hear a teaser from an upcoming Friends of the Podcast Special episode- Lunch with the Team INEOS Principal, Sir Dave Brailsford.

There will be further Press Conference episodes on each rest day and following the Tour. Send your questions via WhatsApp audio message to +44 7971 338 205...


 2019-07-03  1h12m

episode 78: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | Giro Rosa Preview

The latest episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin looks ahead to the Giro Rosa, the 10-day stage race that starts on Friday. 

There’s an interview with the defending champion and favourite, Annemiek van Vleuten, and with the rider who was second last year, Ashleigh Moolman Pasio. Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore preview the race and discuss some of the other news in women’s cycling. 

The Cycling Podcast Féminin is supported by Rapha, Science in Sport and Skoda...


 2019-07-04  59m

episode 79: Stage 1 | Brussels – Brussels | Tour de France 2019

The Tour de France is off and running and Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau are in the centre of Brussels to discuss the opening stage.
The identity of the winning team was not a surprise but no one will have predicted Mike Teunissen would have ended the day in the yellow jersey. The Jumbo-Visma rider saved the day after his team’s sprinter Dylan Groenewegen crashed inside the final two kilometres...


 2019-07-06  55m

episode 80: Stage 2 | Brussels – Brussels | Tour de France 2019

The Tour de France is still in Brussels, with the start and finish in the same places as they were on Saturday, although a very different test stood in front of the riders. The team time trial took the race through the birthplaces of two of Belgium’s finest figures – Woluwe St Pierre, where five-time Tour winner Eddy Merckx was born – and then Schaerbeek, where Jacques Brel was born...


 2019-07-07  54m

episode 82: Stage 3 | Binche – Épernay | Tour de France 2019

The Tour de France has left Belgium behind and arrived in the region famous for its Champagne. Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau record their stage three podcast over a glass of Champagne.
We discuss Julian Alaphilippe’s stage win as he became the first Frenchman since 2014 to wear the yellow jersey. We hear from Deceuninck-Quick Step’s boss Patrick Lefevere...


 2019-07-08  47m

episode 84: Stage 4 | Reims – Nancy | Tour de France 2019

From Champagne to quiche Lorraine, the Tour de France continues its journey, although the same team was celebrating again today.
Elia Viviani followed his Deceuninck-Quick Step team-mate Julian Alaphilippe by winning the stage in Nancy. We discuss the sprint finish and dissect the tactics on the run-in to the line before hearing from Alexandre Kristoff’s lead-out man, and the youngest rider in the race, Jasper Philipsen in the latest edition of Outside the Team Bus...


 2019-07-09  50m