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: 31 days 13 hours 34 minutes


episode 132: Kilometre 0 – They were all yellow

Episode 14: With Primoz Roglic and Jumbo-Visma closing in on their first Tour de France title we look back at the journey they've been on to reach this point.

This episode of Kilometre 0 is a sequel to a Friends of the Podcast episode called Chasing Sky that Richard Moore made a couple of winters ago. It told the story of how the Dutch team had its sights on Team Sky (now Ineos Grenadiers) and were seeking to replicate their success in grand tours...


 2020-09-17  27m

episode 133: Tour de France stage 18: Méribel – La Roche-sur-Foron

Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau in La Roche-sur-Yoron as they recap the final Alpine stage of the Tour de France.
There was a one-two for Ineos-Grenadiers, a worrying time for Richie Porte, who punctured on the gravel at the top of the Plateau des Glières and another big move by Bahrain-McLaren that came to nothing...


 2020-09-17  38m

episode 134: Kilometre 0 – The World Tour?

Episode 15: In recent months some sports, notably soccer and NBA basketball but others too, have raised the profile of the Black Lives Matter movement highlighting professional cycling's silence on the issue.

Kévin Reza is the only black rider in the 2020 Tour de France peloton...


 2020-09-18  28m

episode 135: Tour de France stage 19: Bourg-en-Bresse – Champagnole

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast from the Tour de France, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau are enjoying an early glass of Champagne and a game of table tennis before recapping stage 19.
They discuss another stage win for Sunweb and the tactics that led to it, then hear from yesterday’s stage winner Michal Kwiatkowski before looking ahead to tomorrow’s time trial to the Planche des Belles Filles and in particular the equipment choices the riders face...


 2020-09-18  52m

episode 136: Tour de France stage 20: Lure – La Planche des Belles Filles

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recap an incredible stage of the Tour de France which turned the race on its head.
A Slovenian will wear the yellow jersey in Paris tomorrow but the Tour champion elect is not Primoz Roglic, who has led the race since the Pyrenees but Tadej Pogacar, who produced a stunning performance in the time trial to La Planche des Belles Filles...


 2020-09-19  51m

episode 137: Tour de France stage 21: Mantes-la-Jolie – Paris Champs-Élysées

In a final episode of The Cycling Podcast from close to the Champs-Élysées Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recap the last stage of the 2020 Tour de France...


 2020-09-20  1h17m

episode 138: Life in the Peloton – Juanma Garate

In this episode of Life in the Peloton, Mitch Docker catches up with another of his sports directors, Juanma Garate.

Garate is a former Spanish national road race champion who also won stages of all three grand tours, including the Mont Ventoux stage of the 2009 Tour de France.

In this episode, Mitch and Juanma talk about life on the road as a rider, as a sports director and much more.

This episode is supported by Beer52...


 2020-09-23  1h0m

episode 139: Looking back at the Tour and looking forward to the World Championships

In this week's podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss the time trials at the UCI world championships in Imola and look back at the Tour de France, won by Tadej Pogacar a week ago in Paris.

Daniel justifies his "four wine glass" rating for this year's delayed Tour, and asks whether this is the start of the Pog dynasty, or a one off, when he was able to ride on the coat-tails of Jumbo-Visma, pipping his fellow Slovenian just 48 hours from the end...


 2020-09-26  1h10m

episode 140: Lizzy Banks’ Giro Rosa Diary

This month’s episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin includes Lizzy Banks’ unmissable audio diary from the Giro Rosa.
Banks, who won a stage for the second year in a row, takes listeners inside the race, interviewing her Équipe Paule Ka teammates, Emma Norsgaard, Elise Chabbey and Mikayla Harvey, as they discuss rough roads and even rougher hotel beds, supportive grandfathers and stealing Annemiek van Vleuten's podium champagne...


 2020-09-28  1h52m

episode 141: Alaphilippe dances to the rainbow jersey

In this episode, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap the World Championship road race won by Julian Alaphilippe. How did the Frenchman win it? What could the others have done to stop him? And should Primoz Roglic have put national rivalry aside to help his Jumbo-Visma teammate Wout Van Aert of Belgium, who worked so tirelessly for him in the recent Tour de France?

Plus find out about Daniel's dance-off with the new world champion...


 2020-09-30  50m