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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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 1: Padri d'Italia – Cycling and fatherhood | Kilometre 0


Ten days before the Giro d'Italia started, Conor Dunne became a father for the first time. Having missed out on all the grand tours last season when he was with the soon-to-implode Aqua Blue team, he didn't want to miss the opportunity to ride the Giro d'Italia. But it meant leaving his newborn baby and partner behind. In this episode of Kilometre 0, we ask riders and managers about parenthood in the peloton. Kilometre 0 is supported by Hansgrohe.


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 2019-05-15  25m
 
 

episode 1: Nice-Paris and other races in 2020


The Cycling Podcast returns after the Christmas and New Year break with our first episode of 2020. Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe as they each pick three things they're looking forward to in professional cycling in the coming year. From new teams to riders facing new challenges, big-name transfers and leadership dynamics, new places to visit and, yes, the prospect of goulash...


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 2020-01-09  1h12m
 
 

episode 2: Ian Boswell on concussion and retirement


Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe for a look at the week’s cycling news, including Bernie Eisel’s retirement and Bjarne Riis’s return to the World Tour as part of Team NTT’s management. This episode features an extensive interview with Ian Boswell, the American who spent seven seasons in the World Tour with Team Sky and Katusha-Alpecin...


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 2020-01-15  1h27m
 
 

episode 3: Clear Eyes, Full Heart - The Filippo Simeoni Story | Kilometre 0


Filippo Simeoni wishes his career was remembered for his stage wins in the Vuelta a España or his Italian national championship title in 2008. Instead, as of a day in late July 2004, he became synonymous with an incident that had nothing to do with winning races and instead caused him to lose some of his faith in humanity.  Simeoni had previously testified against Lance Armstrong’s coach and doctor, Michele Ferrari, and now Armstrong made him pay...


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 2019-05-17  16m
 
 

episode 3: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | January 2020


The Cycling Podcast Féminin returns for 2020 with a look ahead to the new season and interviews with Morgane Gaultier, the UCI's women's cycling coordinator, and two talented young riders, Sarah Gigante and Pfeiffer Georgi. Gigante is the youngster who shocked her rivals by winning the senior Australian national road race title last year at the age of just 18. Now 19, she backed that up this year by winning the time trial title. Rose Manley caught up with her a few days after the championships...


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 2020-01-17  57m
 
 

episode 4: La Girina | Kilometre 0


At a race that glories in its traditions and sometimes its dogmas, Giusy Virelli, a 34-year-old from an Italian cycling backwater in the deep south, is something of a trailblazer. If Mauro Vegni, the race director, is the architect of the “Corsa Rosa”, Virelli has become one of its key project managers, the most important “Girina” on the race...


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 2019-05-20  15m
 
 

episode 4: A trip to Girona to meet Mitch Docker


For this episode of The Cycling Podcast Lionel Birnie travelled to Girona to meet Mitch Docker. Melbourne-born Docker rides for EF Education First and is about to embark on his 12th season in the elite pro peloton. He came to Europe in 2009 when he got a contract with the Skil-Shimano team, then moved to Orica-GreenEdge, where he spent six years, before heading to EF Education First. In that time he's evolved from sprinter to lead-out man to Classics specialist to road captain...


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 2020-01-21  1h26m
 
 

episode 5: Hail, Cesare! | Kilometre 0


On long, flat – dare we say it, slightly boring – days like the tenth stage of the Giro d’Italia you will often see the peloton led for kilometre after kilometre by one rider from the team of the dominant sprinter. On Tuesday’s stage to Modena, it was Cesare Benedetti of Bora-Hansgrohe who sat on the front for what seemed like hours, the peloton bunched up behind him.  In the end it was all for nothing; the team’s sprinter, Pascal Ackerman, crashed heavily on the finishing straight...


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 2019-05-22  22m
 
 

episode 5: From the Life in the Peloton archive: Daryl Impey


Welcome to The Cycling Podcast presents Life in the Peloton with Mitch Docker. We're delighted to welcome Mitch to the team for 2020 and ahead of the release of his first new episode on January 29 we thought we'd delve into his back catalogue to present six edited versions of some of his greatest hits. First up it's Daryl Impey, the Mitchelton-Scott rider who has experienced the highs and lows of professional cycling over a career that has spanned more than a decade...


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 2020-01-22  24m
 
 

episode 6: The vegan pro | Kilometre 0


Adam Hansen of Lotto-Soudal follows a plant-based diet. Being lactose intolerant he cut out dairy products years ago and stopped eating meat a couple of seasons back. But is a meat-free diet compatible with the rigours of professional cycling? We hear Hansen talk about his reasons for following a vegan diet, how he feels and whether it's difficult to get the food he needs when he's at a grand tour and his team doesn't have its chef...


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 2019-05-24  32m