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 11 hours 41 minutes


episode 41: Service Course | Reverse Engineering

This episode of Service Course starts out at the Finsbury Park Road Race in 2015 where Tom is up against a rider who is using a dangerous position on the bike, said rider would be ejected from the Tour of Turkey some five years later for using that very same position. For this episode, loosely themed around positioning, Tom rides solo as Lizzy continues her recovery from a concussion sustained in Strade Bianche...


 2021-04-29  1h19m

episode 42: Girovagando

In this week's episode we look ahead to the Giro d'Italia and back at the Tour de Romandie, won by Geraint Thomas after a crash in the rain on Saturday and then a strong time trial in the final stage on Sunday.

Previewing Girovagando – as we will be calling our daily coverage of the Giro – Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss the first Grand Tour of the season: the riders, the route and other highlights along the way, including Daniel's "18 things to look forward to...


 2021-05-04  1h19m

episode 43: Top of the Pops

In this month's episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin, with Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore, we rank the teams' classics campaigns, coming up with a top 10 and speaking to a member of each team to get their assessment and a mark out of ten for their performance.

Among the riders we hear from are Audrey Cordon-Ragot, Elise Chabbey, Brodie Chapman, Leah Thomas and Floortje Mackaij...


 2021-05-06  1h15m

episode 44: The wines of the Giro

For the second year, The Cycling Podcast is embarking on a viticultural Giro d’Italia alongside the 3,488km journey that rolls out from Turin on May 8.

As in 2020, Greg Andrews of DVine Cellars is our guide for the trip. Greg recently sat down with Daniel Friebe to talk through the six bottles that make up The Cycling Podcast Girovagando selection and all things Italian wine.

You can order the Girovagando case by contacting Greg on  020 3609 1331 or at sales@dvinecellars...


 2021-05-08  58m

episode 45: Stage 1 | Torino | Giro d’Italia 2021

In our first episode from the 2021 Giro d'Italia Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe are joined in Turin by Brian Nygaard, Italophile and former pro team manager turned wine maker.
We discuss the stage one time trial and look ahead to the next three weeks, hearing from Egan Bernal, Tobias Foss, Max Walscheid and our audio diarist, James Knox...


 2021-05-08  52m

episode 46: Stage 2 | Stupinigi – Novara | Giro d’Italia 2021

In our second instalment of Girovagando – our coverage of the Giro d'Italia – we talk about the first sprint stage, the return of Dylan Groenewegen and conclude our tour of Turin in the company of Herbie Sykes.
There are interviews with Groenewegen, Patrick Lefevere, Jos van Emden, Caleb Ewan and Elia Viviani, and we hear again from our audio diarist James Knox.
Richard and Daniel are also joined by journalist Hans Ruggenberg of Holland's biggest newspaper, De Telegraaf...


 2021-05-09  48m

episode 47: Kilometre 0 – The Baron of Biella

The start of stage three of the Giro d'Italia in Biella will be a homecoming for one individual with an awe-inspiring palmarès and huge influence in professional cycling. 

Giuseppe Acquadro is the town‘s prodigal son – and he is an agent, not a rider. In fact, some have called the man whose client portfolio includes Egan Bernal, Nairo Quintana and Richard Carapaz cycling‘s first ‘super-agent’...


 2021-05-10  21m

episode 48: Stage 3 | Biella - Canale | Giro d’Italia 2021

There was an upset at the Giro d'Italia for the second successive day, with Taco van der Hoorn outwitting the peloton, and we continue our coverage of the race with an interview with his sports director, Valerio Piva.
We also hear from Matt White, the Team Bike Exchange sports director whose leader, Simon Yates, is one of the race favourites...


 2021-05-10  40m

episode 49: Stage 4 | Piacenza - Sestola | Giro d’Italia 2021

Joe Dombrowski took the win at Sestola on stage four of the Giro d'Italia and The Cycling Podcast were there to witness a career best performance by a rider we've followed since our (and his) early days.

On this first day in the mountains there were some skirmishes among the overall contenders, too...


 2021-05-11  46m

episode 50: Kilometre 0 – Remco, the reboot

Remco Evenepoel returned to racing at the Giro d'Italia, after nine months out with injury, and finished 7th in the opening time trial. 

What can we expect from Evenepoel, the 21-year-old Belgian phenomenon? Nobody seems to know, not even his Deceuninck-Quick-Step teammate Pieter Serry. We hear from Serry, from Jan-Pieter De Vlieger of Het Nieuwsblad and Renaat Schotte of Sporza...


 2021-05-12  27m