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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 50m. Bisher sind 878 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 31 days 3 hours 26 minutes


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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...



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...



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...



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...



episode 20: Van der Poel has lift off

In this week's episode we look back at Mathieu van der Poel's phenomenal victory at Strade Bianche and there's a report from the race to the sun, Paris-Nice.

First, Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Richard Moore discuss Strade Bianche, a race that grows in prestige, and in fans' affections, each year...


 2021-03-10  1h19m

episode 19: Trailer: Paris-Nice and The King

This is a trailer for a new episode available now for Friends of the Podcast called Paris-Nice and The King.

It tells the story of Paris-Nice, its place in French cycling heritage and the seven consecutive victories by Irish rider Sean Kelly in the 1980s.

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 2021-03-06  5m

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This is episode one of a new Spanish language podcast, El Cycling Podcast, hosted by Laura Meseguer and Rob Hatch. Episode one is being launched here before the whole series moves to a designated Spanish language feed, which you can subscribe to here...


 2021-03-04  1h6m

episode 17: Life in the Peloton – On the road with Tom Scully

It was time to hit the cobbles for the first time this year with Opening Weekend up in Belgium. That's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on Sunday.

I was planning to travel from Girona to Belgium with my EF Education-Nippo teammate Tom Scully so I thought it would be a great idea to take all of you on a road trip with us asa we headed to the first classics of the season...


 2021-03-03  1h23m

episode 16: Opening Weekend

In this week’s episode Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe review opening weekend in Flanders and the first cobbled classics of the spring, Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on Sunday.
We hear from Jake Stewart, the 21-year-old from Coventry who was second at Het Nieuwsblad – the youngest podium finisher since Eddy Merckx in 1966 – and rides for the French team, Groupama-FDJ...


 2021-03-02  1h25m

episode 15: Service Course | Cycling in cyberspace

In this episode of Service Course, Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley take a deep dive into the world of online cycling, something that we've all become even more accustomed to over the last 12 months thanks to a global pandemic.

Tom speaks to Zwift's lead game designer Wes Salmon, Hustle City creator Marcus Cheek, cyclist and CEO of Die Gute Fabrik Hannah Nicklin, Mike Rose from No More Robots, and Stuart Ruecroft...


 2021-02-25  1h7m