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 171: Service Course | The 1,000-kilometre sprint

In this episode Tom Whalley virtually heads off to Eurobike for a catch up with friends of the podcast, New Motion Labs, about the launch of their new Enduo chain.

Lizzy Banks immerses herself in the world of ultra-endurance racing as she follows the riders at All Points North as they take on a 1,000-kilometre ride around the north of England.

A weekend of dotwatching prefaced a nailbiting run in to Sheffield for the 1,000-kilometre sprint between the first two riders...


 2021-09-13  1h32m

episode 172: Tour of Britain

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the Tour of Britain, the European Championships and some of the latest transfers in the World Tour.

Lionel reports back on his stint at the Tour of Britain, celebrates the Classic-esque quality of the Great Orme, and asks if there's a way to Wout van Aert-proof a week-long stage race...


 2021-09-14  1h8m

episode 173: In Bruges

Richard Moore is in Bruges for the World Championship time trials and he checks in with Lionel Birnie to discuss Sunday's elite men's race.

It was a neck-and-neck battle between defending champion Filippo Ganna and home favourite Wout van Aert...


 2021-09-20  1h11m

episode 174: The worlds get started

In the first of two episodes of The Cycling Podcast Féminin this month, Rose Manley, Orla Chennaoui and Richard Moore, in Bruges for the UCI world championships, look back on Monday's time trial, won by Ellen van Dijk, and ahead to the road race at the weekend.

We hear from the time trial silver medallist Marlen Reusser as well as from Leah Thomas and Joss Lowden. 

The Cycling Podcast Féminin is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport...


 2021-09-21  1h9m

episode 175: Life in the Peloton – Hannah Barnes

I’m back this week with one of the more experienced riders in the Women’s Pro Peloton, British rider Hannah Barnes.

After turning pro with United Healthcare in 2014, Hannah has ridden for Canyon-SRAM for the past six seasons and is set to move on to the new Uno-X team next year. As a youngster she was multiple national champion across several cycling disciplines, and most recently won the British national individual time trial in 2018...


 2021-09-22  49m

episode 176: Service Course | Running up that hill

It's hill-climb season once again in the UK. In this episode Tom Whalley and Lizzy Banks discuss what could be the UK's steepest climb. Could it even be the steepest climb in the world? Simon Warren, author of 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs, and Ben Lowe, the creator of Veloviewer, talk us through their attempts to climb and measure the gradiant of Bamford Clough...


 2021-09-24  1h11m

episode 177: End of the worlds

In this week's episode we dissect a thrilling men's road race at the world championships in Flanders: a race hailed by some as the greatest world championship road race in history, played out in front of a crowd estimated at a million.

We hear from some of the riders who contributed to the drama and excitement: Belgium's Yves Lampaert, Neilson Powless of the USA, Tom Pidcock of Great Britain and Remi Cavagna, a French teammate of the winner, Julian Alaphilippe...


 2021-09-28  1h24m

episode 178: Look back at worlds, forward to Roubaix

Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore look back at the world road race championships in Flanders and ahead to the first ever women's Paris-Roubaix.

We hear from Elisa Longo Borghini, who led her Italian teammate Elisa Balsamo out to victory in Flanders, and from the British riders Lizzie Deignan and Anna Henderson...


 2021-09-30  1h13m

episode 179: Paris-Roubaix

In this feature length episode from Paris-Roubaix Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie take us on a journey from Compiègne to Roubaix via some of the famous cobbles.

From Saturday's first ever women's race we report from the first sector of pavé and hear from riders including Audrey Cordon-Ragot, Marlen Reusser and Lisa Brennauer...


 2021-10-03  1h41m

episode 180: Women’s Tour 2021: Stage 1 – Bicester to Banbury

Join Rose Manley, Lionel Birnie and Lizzy Banks as our nightly coverage of The Women’s Tour kicks off following the opening stage to Banbury.
Hear from Sophie Wright, teammate of stage winner Marta Bastianelli, and Anna Christian, who launched one of the most persistent attacks of the opening stage.
Plus there’s Lizzie Deignan, who lines up as defending champion and newly-crowned Paris-Roubaix winner, Christine Majerus, Amy Pieters and Elisa Longo Borghini...


 2021-10-04  55m