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 (

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 38 days 1 hour 33 minutes


episode 11: From the Life in the Peloton archive: Tao Geoghegan Hart

Welcome to The Cycling Podcast presents Life in the Peloton with Mitch Docker.

We're delighted to welcome Mitch to the team for 2020 and ahead of the release of his first new episode on January 29 we thought we'd delve into his back catalogue to present six edited versions of some of his greatest hits.

This is the final episode of our mini series and it features Tao Geoghegan Hart, who Mitch caught up with shortly before the Giro d'Italia...


 2020-01-27  23m

episode 12: Life in the Peloton – Jimmy Whelan

Welcome to The Cycling Podcast presents Life in the Peloton, with Mitch Docker.

The Cycling Podcast is delighted to welcome Mitch Docker and his excellent Life in the Peloton series to the fold for 2020. This is the first episode of a fortnightly series presented by the EF Education First rider Mitch Docker...


 2020-01-28  48m

episode 13: Last of the Summer Wine

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the early season news and recap the Tour Down Under.

There's also Luca Scinto's ban on power meters, the news that the UCI is considering a world championship for gravel racing and we discuss Peter Sagan's latest milestone – his 30th birthday.

It was at the Tour Down Under a decade ago that Sagan first made a splash as a professional...


 2020-01-29  44m

episode 14: Questions for Fuglsang and the reinvention of a Spanish institution

In this week’s podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss all the latest racing and news and there’s an in-depth look at a team that’s been reinvented for 2020. 

Apart from all the racing, Jakob Fuglsang, the Danish rider on Astana, has been subject to the allegation that he has been working with the banned doctor, Michele Ferrari...


 2020-02-05  1h18m

episode 15: Life in the Peloton – Andre Greipel

In this episode of Life in the Peloton Mitch Docker meets Andre Greipel, the German sprinter who won 11 stages of the Tour de France between 2011 and 2016.

The pair sat down to talk during the Tour Down Under and Mitch reveals that Andre has been a long-time listener to the Life in the Peloton podcast and asked when he would be invited to be a guest on the show...


 2020-02-11  53m

episode 16: The Pogfather

In this week's episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap the early season races and ask what the 2020 season has in store for Slovenian sensation Tadej Pogacar's after his victory at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana.

We also hear from Cameron Wurf, the former World Tour pro-turned-triathlete who has returned to the top ranks of professional cycling with Team Ineos. 

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


 2020-02-12  55m

episode 17: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | February 2020

In the February episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin we hear from the new cyclocross world champion Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado and also from Danny Stam, who tells us how his team, Boels-Dolmans, has managed to attract a new sponsor, SD Worx.

The new sponsor has signed up for four years, ensuring the future of a team that has set the benchmark for women’s teams...


 2020-02-13  46m

episode 18: A new Nairoman?

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap a great week of racing for Colombian riders and the EF Education First team.

The outstanding performance of the week was by Nairo Quintana, who grabbed his first victories for the French Arkéa-Samsic by winning the stage to Chalet-Reynard, halfway up Mont Ventoux, to clinch the Tour de La Provence...


 2020-02-20  57m

episode 19: Remco on fire

Is Remco Evenepoel the new Eddy Merckx? He's Belgian, he's 20 years old and he's won both stage races he's taken part in so far this season.

Following up victory at the Vuelta a San Juan, the Deceuninck-Quick Step sensation won the Tour of the Algarve with a strong performance in the hills and an impressive time trial...


 2020-02-26  1h1m

episode 20: Life in the Peloton – Matt Keenan

Mitch Docker meets a man whose voice will be familiar to cycling fans throughout the world. For many, Matt Keenan is the voice of the Tour de France thanks to his lead commentary work which is heard by viewers in the US, Australia and anywhere that takes the world feed from race organiser ASO.

Matt grew up in the same neighbourhood as Mitch and also dreamed of being a professional cyclist...


 2020-02-26  1h12m