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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episode 21: SD Worx win the numbers game

In this month's episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin Rose Manley, Richard Moore and Orla Chennaoui discuss the first races of the new season, in which a familiar team with a new name, SD Worx, have so far been dominant.

There's an interview with Emma Norsgaard, the Dane who has made a great start to her Movistar career with second at both Het Nieuwsblad and Le Samyn. And we meet Teniel Campbell, the Trinidadian who has joined Team Bike Exchange...


 2021-03-12  1h20m

episode 22: Paris-Nice and the case of Dr Freeman

In the first of two episodes of The Cycling Podcast this week, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss Paris-Nice and another defeat snatched from the jaws of victory by Primoz Roglic.

Roglic lost the Tour de France to his Slovenian compatriot Tadej Pogacar in the most dramatic fashion in the final time trial...


 2021-03-15  1h21m

episode 23: Life in the Peloton – Robbie McEwen

Robbie McEwen doesn't do many podcasts so I was really happy when he said yes to coming on Life in the Peloton.

As one of the best sprinters of his generation – a generation that overlapped with the likes of Mario Cipollini, Erik Zabel, Thor Hushovd, Tom Boonen and Alessandro Petacchi – Robbie won 12 stages of the Tour de France. He also won the green jersey three times...


 2021-03-17  1h17m

episode 24: The Galácticos

Our second episode of the week recaps a remarkable edition of Tirreno-Adriatico and looks ahead to Saturday's opening Monument of the season, Milan-Sanremo.

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe analyse Tirreno-Adriatico – where Wout Van Aert outsprinted the sprinters and out time trialled the time triallists; Matthieu Van der Poel also won a sprint and a hilly stage and Tadej Pogacar was better than both of them on the big climb and won the race overall...


 2021-03-17  1h7m

episode 25: Trailer: Covering Team Sky

This is a trailer for a new four-part series available now for Friends of the Podcast. It's called Covering Team Sky and it's been written and read by Lionel Birnie.

Part one is called The Founding Principles and covers the period leading up to the launch of Team Sky in 2010. Part two is A Difficult Debut Season, focusing on the team's first year in the peloton...


 2021-03-19  3m

episode 26: Stuyven stuns The Galácticos

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the first Monument of the season, Milan-Sanremo, and ask how Jasper Stuyven was able to stun the Galácticos...


 2021-03-22  1h3m

episode 27: Trailer: The Lionel of Flanders

This is a trailer for a five-part series available for Friends of the Podcast.

Four years ago, Lionel and Simon went to Flanders to see the traditional preparation races that lead up to the Tour of Flanders. The result was a five-part series for Friends of the Podcast called The Lionel of Flanders. (Thanks to producer Tom Whalley for coming up with the title)...


 2021-03-24  2m

episode 28: Service Course | Robocoach

In this episode of Service Course Ian Boswell stands in for Lizzy. Ian talks about his continuing recovery from the concussions that forced his early retirement, and gives his reaction to the way the new concussion protocols are impacting racing this season. On the new tech side of things Tom speaks with Chris Blomfield-Brown from CORE about their new core temperature sensor, which is being used by a number of men's and women's teams this year...


 2021-03-26  1h15m

episode 29: Who's afraid of the big bad Wolfpack?

In this episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the week's racing in Belgium and Catalonia.

First, the cobbled Classics where Deceuninck-Quick Step got off to a flyer with victory for Sam Bennett at the Oxyclean Brugge-De Panne Classic before winning the numbers game at the E3 Saxo Bank Classic, where Kasper Asgreen got the better of everyone, including Mathieu Van der Poel and Wout Van Aert.

On Sunday, though, Van Aert bounced back to win Gent-Wevelgem...


 2021-03-29  1h27m

episode 30: Trailer: Supersonic: The Marcus Christie Story

This is a trailer of a new episode for Friends of the Podcast. To listen to the full episode sign up at

The path to a career as a professional cyclist is a road less travelled and also a notoriously gruelling one. For many, moreover, it can become a search for the self, the pursuit of an identity, which raises the stakes way beyond the promise or reality of whatever material rewards come with success...


 2021-03-31  5m