The Cycling Podcast
Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe, Richard Moore
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.
92: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | August 2020
Friday 14 August 2020
: In the August episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin we speak to Lizzie Deignan, the former world champion who rides for Trek-Segafredo and...
91: Life in the Peloton – Back on the road: A diary of racing in a pandemic
Wednesday 12 August 2020
: Racing is back and so it was time for Mitch Docker to get on the road for two Italian Classics – one old, one relatively new.
90: Wout and the art of winning
Monday 10 August 2020
: Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss a week packed with racing as the Classics riders tackled the first, and longest,...
89: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | 'July' 2020
Wednesday 05 August 2020
: We return to racing in the latest episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin with reaction to and analysis of Strade Bianche, the first Women's...
88: Red hot on the white roads
Monday 03 August 2020
: Temperatures soared in Tuscany on Saturday and the riders occasionally disappeared in clouds of pale dust as they crossed the dirt...
87: Remco dusts off the opposition
Friday 31 July 2020
: After a break of almost five months, racing is back.
In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe...
86: Service Course | Episode 12 | Hackers & helmets
Thursday 30 July 2020
: In this episode of Service Course Lizzy and Tom speak to an ethical hacker about the ransomware attack on Garmin, and ask what the...
85: Life in the Peloton – The racing restart mailbag with Luke Durbridge
Wednesday 29 July 2020
: Back in March, Mitch Docker was planning to travel to Tuscany to race on the white roads for the first time. But the coronavirus pandemic...
84: Countdown to restart
Thursday 23 July 2020
: Racing is about to re-start. The Vuelta a Burgos gets underway next Tuesday and the first major stage race on the calendar in more than four...
83: What does Froome's departure mean for Team Ineos' Tour de France plans?
Friday 17 July 2020
: Following confirmation that Chris Froome is to leave Team Ineos for Israel Start-Up Nation, we discuss the implications for the upcoming...
82: Explore | Everesting
Friday 10 July 2020
: Everesting is a simple concept but a difficult challenge.
To complete a successful Everesting challenge, a rider must climb and descend the...
81: Chris Froome moves on, Rod Ellingworth looks ahead
Thursday 09 July 2020
: In this week’s episode of The Cycling Podcast we speak to Rod Ellingworth, the man in charge at WorldTour team Bahrain-McLaren, about the...
80: Not the Tour de France
Thursday 02 July 2020
: In this week's episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the strange case of Mitchelton-Scott and its on-off takeover,...
79: Life in the Peloton – Paul De Geyter
Wednesday 01 July 2020
: This week, Mitch Docker interviews his former manager, Paul De Geyter, to get the lowdown on the mechanics of rider contracts, who are the...
78: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | June 2020
Monday 29 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...
77: Press Conference
Friday 26 June 2020
: Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe answer listeners questions as our press conference episode returns.
Listeners have recorded...
76: Service Course | Episode 11 | Custom build
Wednesday 24 June 2020
: 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...
75: And So They Rode
Friday 19 June 2020
: To coincide with the general release of Cycling Podcast Productions' first film, And So We Rode, we are releasing the original audio diary...
74: Life in the Peloton – Jens Keukeleire
Wednesday 17 June 2020
: This week, Mitch Docker catches up with Flandrian Jens Keukeleire. The pair were teammates at Orica-GreenEdge for several years and have...
Friday 12 June 2020
: Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe return for the first time since the conclusion of Our Giro.
A couple of months ago we...
72: Explore | In conversation with Emily Chappell
Wednesday 10 June 2020
: This episode of Explore by The Cycling Podcast features Hannah Troop in conversation with Emily Chappell, who used to criss-cross London...
71: Service Course | Episode 10 | Unbroken record
Sunday 07 June 2020
: In this episode of Service Course join Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley as they take a look back at the track team from Derbados that took on the...
70: Life in the Peloton – Tom Southam
Wednesday 03 June 2020
: In this episode of Life in the Peloton, Mitch Docker talks to Tom Southam, one of his sports directors on the EF Education First team, and...
69: Our Giro stage 21: The call of nature
Sunday 31 May 2020
: Our Giro reaches Milan after three weeks on the virtual road. We set out from Budapest in Hungary, then spent a few days in Sicily before...
68: Our Giro stage 20: 'I'll get them tomorrow'
Saturday 30 May 2020
: Is stage 20 of Our Giro the 'queen stage'? Well, that's a matter of debate but we have got a bumper episode looking back to the final Friday...