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The Cycling Podcast – daily insight and analysis of the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France, Vuelta a España and Classics. Join journalists Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie – 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. The Cycling Podcast was founded in 2013 by Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie To support The Cycling Podcast, subscribe as a Friend of the Podcast and listen to more than 50 episodes. Subscribe at thecyclingpodcast.com (https://thecyclingpodcast.supportingcast.fm/)

The Cycling Podcast – daily insight and analysis of the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France, Vuelta a España and Classics. Join journalists Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie – 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. The Cycling Podcast was founded in 2013 by Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie To support The Cycling Podcast, subscribe as a Friend of the Podcast and listen to more than 50 episodes. Subscribe at thecyclingpodcast.com (https://thecyclingpodcast.supportingcast.fm/)

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London, United Kingdom

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The Cycling Podcast – daily insight and analysis of the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France, Vuelta a España and Classics. Join journalists Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie – 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. The Cycling Podcast was founded in 2013 by Richard Moore, Daniel Friebe and Lionel Birnie To support The Cycling Podcast, subscribe as a Friend of the Podcast and listen to more than 50 episodes. Subscribe at thecyclingpodcast.com (https://thecyclingpodcast.supportingcast.fm/)

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English


Episodes

S10 Ep107: Service Course | The supply chainset crisis

8/6/2022
In this month’s episode of Service Course Tom Whalley goes on the Tour De Supply Chain, a ride that goes back through time to the start of the pandemic, through to the current supply chain crisis which is impacting everyone in the bike industry. Tom visits bike shops around his hometown Nottingham and speaks to supply chain expert Professor Richard Wilding OBE. Richard rides a Brompton by the way. Service Course by The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in...

Duration:00:46:19

S10 Ep106: The grand cru Tour

8/5/2022
In this episode, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe are reunited to discuss a vintage Tour de France. Every year, Daniel gives the Tour de France a rating of one to five wine glasses according to how good the race has been. The precise formula is, as you'd expect, a closely guarded secret but in this episode Daniel explains his mark for the 2022 Tour. We look back at the battle between Jonas Vingegaard and Tadej Pogačar and ask whether it is the beginning of a long-running rivalry or...

Duration:01:04:56

S10 Ep105: Kilometre 0 – Kate's Tour

8/2/2022
Our Kilometre 0 from the Tour de France continues with this episode made by Kate Wagner, who was covering her second edition of the race as a journalist. Kate sees the race at close quarters from the back of a motorbike, reflects on the battle between Vingegaard and Pogačar, and talks about the challenge of writing – and speaking – about the Tour. Kilometre 0 by The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens. Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make...

Duration:00:42:32

S10 Ep104: Stage 8 | Lure - Le Super Planche des Belles Filles

7/31/2022
Rose Manley and Lizzy Banks dissect the final stage of the Tour de France Femmes as it happens. They discuss the imperious overall win by Annemiek Van Vleuten and the fall out for the rest of the contenders with the help of interviews from Marianne Vos, Anna van der Breggen, Silvia Persico and Juliet Labous. Plus the week’s Pedaleuse de Charme - Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig - is finally awarded for her cupworthy endeavours. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in...

Duration:00:55:35

S10 Ep103: Stage 7 | Sélestat - Le Markstein | Tour de France Femmes 2022

7/30/2022
Rose Manley, Lizzy Banks and Anne-Marije Rook reflect on a phenomenal ride by Annemiek Van Vleuten which sees her take the yellow jersey in emphatic fashion. Hear from Rose’s adventures out on the decisive climb - Petit Ballon, plus interviews from Anna van der Breggen, Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig and Kasia Niewiadoma The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right...

Duration:01:13:45

S10 Ep102: Stage 6 | Saint-Dié-des-Vosges - Rosheim | Tour de France Femmes 2022

7/29/2022
Rose Manley and Lizzy Banks are once again joined by Anne-Marije Rook for the stage today. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right fuelling choices. See supersapiens.com Science in Sport For 25% off all your SiS products, go to scienceinsport.com and enter the code SISCP25 at the checkout. MAAP The Cycling Podcast has a new collaboration with MAAP....

Duration:01:07:48

S10 Ep101: Stage 5 | Bar-Le-Duc - Saint-Dié-des-Vosges | Tour de France Femmes 2022

7/28/2022
Rose Manley and Lizzy Banks are once again joined by Anne-Marije Rook to discuss a day that saw a controversial disqualification, a mass pile-up, and a second stage win for Lorena Wiebes. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right fuelling choices. See supersapiens.com Science in Sport For 25% off all your SiS products, go to scienceinsport.com and...

Duration:00:56:18

S10 Ep100: Stage 4 | Troyes - Bar-sur-Aube | Tour de France Femmes 2022

7/27/2022
Rose Manley and Lizzy Banks are once again joined by Anne-Marije Rook to discuss the carnage as the Tour De France Femmes hit the gravel on the way to Bar-sur-Aube. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right fuelling choices. See supersapiens.com Science in Sport For 25% off all your SiS products, go to scienceinsport.com and enter the code SISCP25 at...

Duration:01:01:02

S10 Ep99: Stage 3 | Reims - Épernay | Tour de France Femmes 2022

7/26/2022
Rose Manley and Lizzy Banks are once again joined by Anne-Marije Rook to discuss the champagne stage of theTour de France Femmes with its testing finishing straight into Épernay. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right fuelling choices. See supersapiens.com Science in Sport For 25% off all your SiS products, go to scienceinsport.com and enter the...

Duration:01:01:35

S10 Ep98: Stage 2 | Meaux – Provins | Tour de France Femmes 2022

7/25/2022
Rose Manley and Lizzy Banks are joined by Anne-Marije Rook to discuss the chaotic second stage of the inaugural Tour de France Femmes. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right fuelling choices. See supersapiens.com Science in Sport For 25% off all your SiS products, go to scienceinsport.com and enter the code SISCP25 at the checkout. MAAP The...

Duration:00:59:41

S10 Ep97: Stage 21 | Paris La Defense – Paris Champs-Élysées | Tour de France 2022

7/24/2022
Join Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau in Paris for the final stage of the Tour de France. They review all of the teams and then catch up with Rose Manley to talk about the opening stage of the Tour de France Femmes. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring system that helps you make the right fuelling choices. See supersapiens.com Science in Sport For 25% off all your SiS products, go...

Duration:01:38:04

S10 Ep96: Stage 20 | Lacapelle-Marival – Rocamadour | Tour de France 2022

7/23/2022
Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau recap the time trial to Rocamadour which crowned the Tour de France champion. We discuss cheese, time trialling, and the journey to Paris. Plus Lionel catches up with three friends of the podcast from the press room to talk about the 2022 Tour – Ciro Scognamiglio of La Gazzetta dello Sport, Edward Pickering of Rouleur, and Hans Ruggenberg who writes for the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in...

Duration:01:10:55

S10 Ep95: Kilometre 0 – The Tour de France Femmes preview

7/23/2022
Rose Manley and Lizzy Banks preview the inaugural edition of the Tour de France Femmes, which starts in Paris on Sunday and finishes on La Super Planche des Belles Filles a week later. What awaits the riders, and who are the favourites? Follow the Tour de France Femmes with daily episodes. Stage one will be covered in our final Tour de France show from the Champs-Élysées on Sunday and then Rose hosts the stand-alone show from Monday. Kilometre 0 by The Cycling Podcast is supported...

Duration:00:29:11

S10 Ep94: Stage 19 | Castelnau-Magnoac – Cahors | Tour de France 2022

7/22/2022
Join Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau in a town square in Cahors as they discuss the day Jumbo-Visma saved the Tour for France. After discussing the stage, we also catch up with very good friend of the podcast, and the voice of Radio Tour, Seb Piquet. Seb has a front row seat for the Tour de France and we get his perspective on what has been a great race. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in Sport. Supersapiens Supersapiens is a continuous glucose...

Duration:00:59:10

S10 Ep93: Stage 18 | Lourdes – Hautacam | Tour de France 2022

7/21/2022
Has the Tour de France’s final mountain stage crowned the 2022 champion? Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau discuss the stage, the tactics and the historical context. We also hear from Tiesj Benoot and Grischa Niermann, teammate and sports director in Jonas Vingegaard’s Jumbo-Visma team, and from Fabio Jakobsen, who survived the time cut by the skin of his teeth yesterday and so can dream of finishing his Tour with a stage win in Paris. Plus there’s fish chat, polka-dot...

Duration:01:05:41

S10 Ep92: Stage 17 | Saint-Gaudens – Peyragudes | Tour de France 2022

7/20/2022
Although their teams are depleted to varying degrees it is clear which two riders are the strongest in the Tour de France. The question now is whether Thursday’s final stage in the Pyrenees can separate them and set up a thrilling time trial in Rocamadour on Saturday. Join Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau as they discuss stage 17, which saw some remarkable, self-less riding from one of Tadej Pogačar’s teammates. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in...

Duration:00:56:14

S10 Ep91: Stage 16 | Carcassonne – Foix | Tour de France 2022

7/19/2022
The Tour de France has reached the Pyrenees with an appetizer before the two big mountain stages to come. Join Lionel Birnie and François Thomazeau in Foix as they dissect a thrilling 16th stage. We hear from the sports director and a teammate of the stage winner, and from the man who fell chasing the eventual winner hard downhill. In the final part, they are joined by former rider and man of the Pyrenees Dan Martin to ask what to expect over the next two stages. The Cycling...

Duration:01:03:51

S10 Ep90: Kilometre 0 – 1984

7/18/2022
The Tour de France Femmes starts in Paris on Sunday but it is not the first Tour de France for women riders. In 1984, the Tour de France organisers created the Tour Féminin – 18 stages held over part of the same course used by the men's race. The race was won by the American rider Marianne Martin and in this episode she talks to Lionel Birnie about her incredible story. Kilometre 0 by The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens. Supersapiens is a continuous glucose monitoring...

Duration:00:53:15

S10 Ep89: Stage 15 | Rodez – Carcassonne | Tour de France 2022

7/17/2022
A hot day on the Tour de France with temperatures hitting 40 degrees and the racing equally frenetic, particularly over the final 50 kilometres. Lionel Birnie is back on the Tour to join François Thomazeau and Ian Boswell as the second week draws to a close. It saw a big win for one of the sprinters who was hoping to find a chink in Wout van Aert’s armour, and a difficult day for the yellow jersey’s team. The Cycling Podcast is supported by Supersapiens and Science in...

Duration:01:00:18

S10 Ep88: Stage 14 | Saint-Étienne – Mende | Tour de France 2022

7/16/2022
After 192.5km from Saint-Etienne to Mende, Stage 14 of the 2022 Tour de France was won by Australian Michael Matthews, who produced a brilliant ride to win a tough and hilly stage. Matthews duked it out with Alberto Bettiol on the final climb, but he was able to claim his fourth Tour stage win of his career. And in tonight's Cycling Podcast, Rose, Francois and Ian discuss the winner and the almost winner as well as hearing from Matthews' bosses Matt White, David McPartland, our dear...

Duration:01:05:52