The Cycling Podcast

The Cycling Podcast 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. Richard Moore is the author of Slaying the Badger and Sky’s the Limit, Daniel Friebe writes for Procycling and is author of The Cannibal, a biography of five-time Tour winner Eddy Merckx, and Lionel Birnie is co-editor of The Cycling Anthology, a collection of essays about the Tour de France.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 720 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts

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episode 80: Not the Tour de France

In this week's episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the strange case of Mitchelton-Scott and its on-off takeover, and we hear from the team's lead sports director, Matt White, about the challenges of planning for the season when it resumes later this month. There has  been a lot of speculation about Chris Froome, the four-time Tour de France winner, and his relationship with his team, Ineos, and last year's Tour winner, Egan Bernal...



episode 79: Life in the Peloton – Paul De Geyter

This week, Mitch Docker interviews his former manager, Paul De Geyter, to get the lowdown on the mechanics of rider contracts, which are the best and worst team managers to work with, and how the  coronavirus crisis might be affecting the transfer market. Now retired, De Geyter, who was also general manager at WorldTour team Lotto-Soudal, was one of the first rider managers, with the late Frank Vandenbroucke one of his early clients...



episode 78: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | June 2020

In the June episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin there are interviews with the world’s number one ranked rider and the fashion house that’s taken over one of the world's best teams. Lorena Wiebes is the world number one and she recently joined Team Sunweb – we speak to her and one of the team’s sports directors, Hans Timmermanns. And we hear from Matthias Thoma, the owner of Paule Ka, the French fashion house that’s taken over the Bigla-Katusha team...



episode 77: Press Conference

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe answer listeners questions as our press conference episode returns. Listeners have recorded their questions about all aspects of professional cycling and sent them in and now it's over to us to answer them. The Cycling Podcast is supported by iwoca and Science In Sport...



episode 76: Service Course | Episode 11 | Custom build

In this episode of Service Course Tom Whalley and Lizzy Banks delve into the world of bespoke bikes. We speak to Phil Taylor, one of the founders of the UK’s handmade bike festival, Bespoked, which had been due to take place in May. Phil tells us the story of how he set up Bespoked while holding down his other day job as a psychotherapist. We also speak with custom bike builders Liz Coleman and Duncan Crossley about the challenges of keeping building during the lockdown period...



episode 75: And So They Rode

To coincide with the general release of Cycling Podcast Productions' first film, And So We Rode, we are releasing the original audio diary by Conor Dunne and Larry Warbasse which inspired it. In 2018, The Cycling Podcast asked Conor to keep a diary at the Tour of Britain, which he and Larry were due to ride for the Aqua Blue Sport team. But shortly before the race, the team folded...



episode 74: Life in the Peloton – Jens Keukeleire

This week, Mitch Docker catches up with Flandrian Jens Keukeleire. The pair were teammates at Orica-GreenEdge for several years and have been reunited at EF Education First this season. Mitch takes Jens right back to the beginning, ten years ago, when he was a neo-pro with the Cofidis team. Within a month of joining the pro ranks, Keukeleire won his first big race, Le Samyn, with a spectacular sprint from deep...



episode 73: Lance reviewed

Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe return for the first time since the conclusion of Our Giro. A couple of months ago we reviewed the Netflix documentary about the Movistar team, The Least Expected Day. Grab the popcorn because in this episode, we discuss the new ESPN 30 for 30 film directed by Marina Zenovich, Lance...



episode 72: In conversation with Emily Chappell

This episode of Explore by The Cycling Podcast features Hannah Troop in conversation with Emily Chappell, who used to criss-cross London delivering and picking up parcels as a bike courier before discovering long-distance and endurance cycling. Chappell was the first woman to finish the 2016 Transcontinental race and her latest book, Where There's A Will, tells the story of how she won the race across Europe at the second attempt. The previous year she made it halfway before abandoning...



episode 71: Service Course | Episode 10 | Unbroken record

In this episode of Service Course join Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley as they take an look back at the track team from Derbados that took on the world and turned the track scene upside down. Team Huub Wattbike have been the leaders in technical innovation in the world of track cycling since they burst on to the scene as Team KGF back in the 2017 British National Track Championships...