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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episode 14: Questions for Fuglsang and the reinvention of a Spanish institution

In this week’s podcast Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss all the latest racing and news and there’s an in-depth look at a team that’s been reinvented for 2020.  Apart from all the racing, Jakob Fuglsang, the Danish rider on Astana, has been subject to the allegation that he has been working with the banned doctor, Michele Ferrari...


 2020-02-05  1h20m

episode 15: Life in the Peloton – Andre Greipel

In this episode of Life in the Peloton Mitch Docker meets Andre Greipel, the German sprinter who won 11 stages of the Tour de France between 2011 and 2016. The pair sat down to talk during the Tour Down Under and Mitch reveals that Andre has been a long-time listener to the Life in the Peloton podcast and asked when he would be invited to be a guest on the show...


 2020-02-11  54m

episode 16: The Pogfather

In this week's episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap the early season races and ask what the 2020 season has in store for Slovenian sensation Tadej Pogacar's after his victory at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. We also hear from Cameron Wurf, the former World Tour pro-turned-triathlete who has returned to the top ranks of professional cycling with Team Ineos.  The Cycling Podcast is supported by Science in Sport...


 2020-02-12  57m

episode 17: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | February 2020

In the February episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin we hear from the new cyclocross world champion Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado and also from Danny Stam, who tells us how his team, Boels-Dolmans, has managed to attract a new sponsor, SD Worx. The new sponsor has signed up for four years, ensuring the future of a team that has set the benchmark for women’s teams...


 2020-02-13  47m

episode 18: A new Nairoman?

In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe recap a great week of racing for Colombian riders and the EF Education First team. The outstanding performance of the week was by Nairo Quintana, who grabbed his first victories for the French Arkéa-Samsic by winning the stage to Chalet-Reynard, halfway up Mont Ventoux, to clinch the Tour de La Provence...


 2020-02-20  58m

episode 19: Remco on fire

Is Remco Evenepoel the new Eddy Merckx? He's Belgian, he's 20 years old and he's won both stage races he's taken part in so far this season. Following up victory at the Vuelta a San Juan, the Deceuninck-Quick Step sensation won the Tour of the Algarve with a strong performance in the hills and an impressive time trial...


 2020-02-26  1h3m

episode 20: Life in the Peloton – Matt Keenan

Mitch Docker meets a man whose voice will be familiar to cycling fans throughout the world. For many, Matt Keenan is the voice of the Tour de France thanks to his lead commentary work which is heard by viewers in the US, Australia and anywhere that takes the world feed from race organiser ASO. Matt grew up in the same neighbourhood as Mitch and also dreamed of being a professional cyclist...


 2020-02-26  1h13m

episode 21: Service Course | Episode 7 | New kit day

In this month’s episode of Service Course, Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley take a look at the new kit that's arrived in the peloton for 2020. They hear from young riders, Mikkel Bjerg, Katrine Aalerud, Niamh Fisher-Black and her brother Finn, all of whom have recently stepped up to bigger teams, and talk about the challenges of using totally new equipment...


 2020-03-02  42m

episode 22: Opening weekend

The season finally started, according to Lionel Birnie, with Belgium’s “Opening Weekend” comprising Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday followed by Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on Sunday.  The racing was thrilling, but there has been a lot of other news in the cycling world, from coronavirus and its possible effects on the upcoming races, not to mention the four teams still in quarantine in Abu Dhabi, to Gianni Moscon’s latest transgression and disqualification at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne...


 2020-03-04  1h22m

episode 23: Explore | Coffee, croissants and cassoulet with Felicity Cloake

Explore returns to The Cycling Podcast as a monthly show following the seven-part debut series, which was release at the end of 2018. Lionel Birnie and Hannah Troop introduce the show, which will also feature regular contributions from former World Tour professional rider Ian Boswell. In this episode we meet Felicity Cloake, award-winning food writer for The Guardian and author of the excellent One More Croissant for the Road (


 2020-03-06  1h40m