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. 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.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 32 days 21 hours 20 minutes


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episode 83: Life in the Peloton – Simon Mottram

For this episode of Life in the Peloton, I chatted to Simon Mottram, who founded Rapha back in 2004. I was really interested to hear what drove him to start the company and particularly his comment that Rapha is not a clothing company, it's a cycling company.

Simon's passion for cycling shines through and it's fair to say that Rapha has changed the way we think about style on the bike...



episode 82: An eye on the Tour de France

We are looking ahead to the Tour de France in this week's episode as we review the recent racing in Switzerland, Slovenia and Belgium.

The Tour is set to be a fascinating battle between the collective strength of Ineos Grenadiers and the individual talents of Tadej Pogačar, the defending champion, and Primoz Roglič.

This week we also hear from Pavel Sivakov, the young Franco-Russian who returned to racing in Switzerland after crashing out of the Giro d'Italia...



episode 81: Not too Chabbey

In June's episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin Rose Manley, Orla Chennaoui and Richard Moore discuss all the recent racing, and we hear from Tour de Suisse stage winner Elise Chabbey of Canyon/SRAM.

There's also an interview with one of the strongest performers of the season, Pauliena Rooijakkers of Liv Racing.

And we meet the winner of the world's biggest gravel race, Unbound...



episode 80: Movie Stars

Film club returns to The Cycling Podcast as Daniel Friebe and Richard Moore review The Least Expected Day, series two of Netflix's fly-on-the-wall Movistar documentary.

We discuss the latest racing, including Richie Porte's victory at the Critérium du Dauphiné and what it means for the Tour de France.

And we hear from Ian Boswell, last week's guest host and winner at the weekend of Unbound, arguably the world's most important gravel race...



episode 79: Doubting Thomas

Richard Moore is joined by former professional Ian Boswell and François Thomazeau for this week's episode as we discuss the Critérium du Dauphiné, look back on the Giro d'Italia and discuss the implications for cycling of the week's biggest story in sport, tennis player Naomi Osaka's decision not to participate in press conferences and to withdraw from the French Open...



episode 78: Life in the Peloton – Tsgabu Grmay

Life in the Peloton is back after taking a break while the Giro d'Italia was on, which gave me a chance to sit down with someone I've wanted to get on the podcast for a long time.

Tsgabu Grmay rides for my old team, now called Team Bike Exchange, and he's racing his tenth season in the pro peloton. He was born and brought up in the Tigray region of Ethiopia and comes from a sporty family...



episode 77: Explore | A cyclist on the English landscape

Explore returns with Lionel Birnie travelling to the south coast of England to meet photographer and journalist Roff Smith, whose lockdown project was published in the New York Times as A Cyclist on the English Landscape.

The series of self-portraits feature Roff cycling in and around his adopted home town, St Leonards-on-Sea in Sussex. Roff is not used to staying in one place for long...



episode 76: Stage 21 | Senago - Milano | Giro d'Italia 2021

In our final episode from the 2021 Giro d'Italia Richard Moore and Brian Nygaard soak up the atmosphere in Milan and look back on the past three weeks of racing and travelling around Italy.
We hear from some of the stars and unsung heroes of the race, including Alberto Bettiol, Jan Tratnik, Salvatore Puccio, Dries De Bondt and Gianni Savio...



episode 75: Stage 20 | Verbania - Valle Spluga - Alpe Motta | Giro d'Italia 2021

In our penultimate episode from the Giro d'Italia we reflect on the final mountain stage, won by the rider in second place, Damiano Caruso.
Richard Moore and Brian Nygaard discuss the stage ahead of Egan Bernal's likely coronation as Giro winner in Milan on Sunday.
We hear from Chris Juul-Jensen of Team Bike Exchange, Matt Winston, sports director of Team DSM, and Larry Warbasse of Ag2r, as well as our audio diarist James Knox of Deceuninck-Quick-Step...



episode 74: Stage 19 | Abbiategrasso - Alpe di Mera (Valsesia) | Giro d'Italia 2021

On the penultimate mountain stage of the Giro d’Italia Simon Yates claimed victory to set up a thrilling final weekend. 

In our stage 19 podcast we hear from Yates’s sports director, Matt White, and also from a rider who was in the breakaway, Larry Warbasse. 

There’s another instalment of James Knox’s audio diary and a final entry from our other diarist, Gino Mader. 

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