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5 live’s monthly cycling magazine show with interviews, lifestyle and conversation with OJ Borg.

5 live’s monthly cycling magazine show with interviews, lifestyle and conversation with OJ Borg.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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5 live’s monthly cycling magazine show with interviews, lifestyle and conversation with OJ Borg.

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English


Episodes

Peter Sagan: Cycling’s Rockstar

10/9/2018
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Peter Sagan joins Tom and the team to chat about what life is really like as one of the sport’s most colourful characters. He talks about his three world titles, his secrets to nailing a bunch sprint, how he’s viewed in the peloton, and what next after losing his prestigious rainbow jersey.

Duration:00:42:35

The Valverde debate

10/3/2018
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As Alejandro Valverde finally wins the world’s most prestigious one day road race, Tom and the team look at why not everyone in the cycling world is celebrating with him.

Duration:00:29:40

That Road World Champs podcast

9/27/2018
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After a British clean sweep at the three Grand Tours, Tom Fordyce and the team discuss whether a British rider can finish off the year in style and triumph at the world’s most important one-day race. They also look at why the Dutch are dominating the women’s event, and they reveal the rules of wearing the famous rainbow jersey.

Duration:00:39:19

Simon Yates makes it a British clean sweep

9/16/2018
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As Bury’s Simon Yates wins his first Grand Tour at the Vuelta a Espana, Tom Fordyce and the team hear from the man himself and those who first put him on the road to success. They also discuss how unthinkable it would have been even 10 years ago to have three British winners of the three Grand Tours in the same year.

Duration:00:35:56

Is it game over for Cavendish?

8/31/2018
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In this week’s episode, Ben Croucher and the team discuss whether Mark Cavendish’s latest health problems will stop him breaking Eddy Merckx’s famous Tour de France record. They also discuss Chris Froome’s chances of winning the upcoming Tour of Britain, and ask if Simon Yates is learning from his mistakes at the Giro d’Italia to become a contender at the Vuelta a Espana.

Duration:00:26:24

Stage 17: A horrible climb, a happy Welshman and a rapid escape

7/25/2018
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On a mountain steeper and longer than Alpe D’Huez, Geraint Thomas takes an iron grip on the yellow jersey as Chris Froome cedes precious time and possible team leadership. Meanwhile, Tom and the team take a fruitless cable-car ride and encounter a frustrating buffering issue.

Duration:00:26:09

Is there a Plan G?

6/15/2018
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Geraint Thomas joins Tom Fordyce to chat about his win at the Criterium du Dauphine, his hopes for being a co-leader at the Tour de France, and his plans for the future. Plus, Tom and the team assess the form of fellow Brit Mark Cavendish ahead of the Tour.

Duration:00:33:19

Stage 8: Is Froome losing his nerve?

5/12/2018
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As Chris Froome hits the deck again on Stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia, Tom and Jeremy ask if the five-time Grand Tour winner is experiencing a run of bad luck, or if a great rider is starting to lose his way. They look at whether the race leader Simon Yates can keep his cool in potentially tricky conditions in the coming days, and assess the potential of stage winner Richard Carapaz.

Duration:00:22:23

Stage 7: "Yates brothers race Froome & co like it's a club ride"

5/11/2018
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As Britain's Simon Yates retains the lead at the Giro d'Italia, Tom and Jeremy catch up with his old cycling club in Lancashire, where it all began. Find out what made him the rider he is today, and how his family back home are coping with the drama and excitement.

Duration:00:30:00

Stage 5: Italians rise to the occasion in Sicily

5/9/2018
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Join Tom Fordyce and cycling journalist Jeremy Whittle as they look back on Enrico Battaglin's stage five victory of the Giro d'Italia ahead of compatriot Giovanni Visconti. Britain’s Simon Yates continues to impress - we talk confidence tricks and virtuous circles. The Australian Rohan Dennis retains the lead but does he have what it takes to hang onto it for much longer? And as Mount Etna looms over the race, will the ancient volcano blow the race wide open?

Duration:00:20:49

Michael Goolaerts Special

4/11/2018
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Following the death of Veranda's Willems-Crelan rider, Michael Goolaerts at the 2018 Paris-Roubaix race, Tom Fordyce, Rob Hayles and Dr Michael Hutchinson discuss the circumstances around the Belgian’s mid-race cardiac arrest, the reactions of other pro-cyclists and whether testing and screening could prevent further tragedies in the future

Duration:00:25:27

Flaaaaanders & why you shouldn’t interview Luke Rowe with your 4-year-old in the room

3/29/2018
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On the eve of the second monument - the Tour of Flanders - the guys look at who’s going to win it, speak to Journalist Laura Winter about the women’s race and OJ makes the mistake of trying to interview Luke Rowe whilst his 4-year-old daughter is in the room.

Duration:00:48:13

Welcome to the 80s, where mullets were helmets & cyclists dreamed of aluminium

3/22/2018
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After they managed to track down the man who made the Channel 4 TDF theme music, OJ, Tom and Rob revel in what cycling was like in the 80s. They also review the first monument of the season and look at the problem with potholes on British roads.

Duration:00:36:31

Chris Froome returns an "adverse" drugs test

12/13/2017
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Reaction to Chris Froome returning an "adverse" drugs test at the Vuelta a Espana. Follow the team @5liveSport and use the hashtag #BeSpoke for video highlights from each show.

Duration:00:28:32

Six days, hill climbs & journalistic heavyweights

10/26/2017
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This week, OJ Borg, Rob Hayles and Dr Michael Hutchinson discuss how six-day racing saved Rob from a Dickensian life as a chimney sweep, speak to Haley Simmonds about the National Hill Climb Championships and when it's OK to vomit. And they send their biggest journalistic heavyweight to conduct the first media interview of deposed UCI president Brian Cookson.

Duration:00:35:03

Chris Froome's Secret World of Climbing

6/29/2017
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Ahead of this year's Tour de France, the three-time champion Chris Froome takes us inside the peloton as he talks about the tactics, the psychology, the pain, the rivalry, and the close encounters with fans during the famous mountain stages.

Duration:01:17:52