The Cycling Podcast
Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe, Richard Moore
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.
195: Explore | Escape From Lockdown
Friday 20 November 2020
: Explore returns with Escape From Lockdown, an episode celebrating the simple joy of riding a bike.
The coronavirus pandemic has made it...
194: Life in the Peloton – Svein Tuft turns the mic on Mitch
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: In the final episode of the Life in the Peloton for this year, Mitch Docker is back on the other side of the mic with his friend and former...
193: Press conference, part two
Tuesday 17 November 2020
: After listeners sent in a flood of questions we split our post-Grandest Tour press conference over two episodes. This is part two.
192: Press conference, part one
Friday 13 November 2020
: We received so many questions for the press conference that we have decided to split it across two episodes. Part two will be out next...
191: The Cycling Podcast Féminin | November | Brennauer, Banks and Longo Borghini
Thursday 12 November 2020
: The November episode of The Cycling Podcast Féminin, with Orla Chennaoui, Rose Manley and Richard Moore, takes a look back at the recent...
190: The Grandest Tour stage 33: It's a wrap
Sunday 08 November 2020
: After five weeks, spanning the Giro d’Italia, classics and Vuelta a España, our daily coverage of ‘The Grandest Tour’ comes to an end...
189: The Grandest Tour stage 32: Déjà vu (almost) all over again
Saturday 07 November 2020
: Ian Boswell joins Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie to talk about the penultimate and decisive stage of the Vuelta a España, and a thrilling...
188: The Grandest Tour Stage 31: Gone fishing
Friday 06 November 2020
: Ian Boswell rejoins the team for stage 31 of The Grandest Tour, looking back at stage 16 of the Vuelta a España, ahead to Saturday’s...
187: The Grandest Tour stage 30: Where are we, Lionel?
Thursday 05 November 2020
: s the Vuelta a España reached stage 15, and The Grandest Tour reached stage 30, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recap...
186: The Grandest Tour stage 29: A tale of two Tours
Wednesday 04 November 2020
: The latest episode of The Grandest Tour looks at two Grand Tours, with the latest from the Vuelta a España, with stage 14 won by Tim...
185: Life in the Peloton – Hugh Carthy
Wednesday 04 November 2020
: Mitch Docker sits down with his EF Pro Cycling teammate Hugh Carthy on the Vuelta a España's second rest day to talk about his stage win on...
184: The Grandest Tour stage 28: Pass the parcel
Tuesday 03 November 2020
: The time trial stage of the Vuelta a España was always going to be important and it caused a re-shuffle at the top of general...
183: Kilometre 0 – The story of the Giro
Monday 02 November 2020
: Our final episode of Kilometre 0 from The Grandest Tour is a look back at the Giro d’Italia and how it was won in the company of the...
182: The Grandest Tour stage 27: Butter pies all round
Sunday 01 November 2020
: The Vuelta a España tackled the fearsome Angliru and in this episode Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Lizzy Banks review a thrilling final...
181: The Grandest Tour stage 26: Waiting no more
Saturday 31 October 2020
: As the Grandest Tour reaches stage 26 – and the Vuelta a España reaches stage 11 – Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Lizzy Banks look...
180: The Grandest Tour stage 25: Every second counts
Friday 30 October 2020
: Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie are again joined by guest host Lizzy Banks to recap stage 10 of the Vuelta a España.
For the second...
179: Service Course | What Happens If You Run Out Of Ink?
Friday 30 October 2020
: In this episode of Service Course, Lizzy Banks and Tom Whalley look at the increasingly important role that 3D printing is playing in bike...
178: The Grandest Tour stage 24: Relegation
Thursday 29 October 2020
: In this episode, Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recap what would have been the quietest, least eventful Grand Tour...
177: The Grandest Tour stage 23: The Rioja stage
Wednesday 28 October 2020
: Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie are again joined by François Thomazeau to discuss the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España, which offered...
176: The Grandest Tour stage 22: Woods' smart move
Tuesday 27 October 2020
: The Vuelta a España resumed on Tuesday and Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau discuss an exciting stage won by the...
175: Kilometre 0 – Grandest Tour Diaries
Monday 26 October 2020
: In this, this instalment of the Grandest Tour Diaries, we hear the thoughts and reflections of our team on a thrilling edition of the pink...
174: The Grandest Tour Stage 21: The Jai-breaker
Sunday 25 October 2020
: The Giro d’Italia concluded with the final time trial into Milan and an already simmering Vuelta a España bubbled into life in the...
173: The Grandest Tour stage 20: Tao + Jai = Tie
Saturday 24 October 2020
: Join Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Lizzy Banks as they discuss a stage which means two riders go into the Giro d'Italia's final time...
172: The Grandest Tour stage 19: On The Buses
Friday 23 October 2020
: Richard and Lionel are joined by professional rider Lizzy Banks as they discuss stage 19 at the Giro d'Italia and stage 4 at the Vuelta a...
171: The Grandest Tour stage 18: The World Jacket Putting-On Championships
Thursday 22 October 2020
: In this episode Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie are again joined by François Thomazeau to review stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia, which...