Lionel Birnie founded The Cycling Podcast with fellow journalists Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe in 2013.
the cycling podcast
Launched on the eve of the 2013 Tour de France, The Cycling Podcast has become one of the leading independent sports podcasts in the UK.
The team now produce more than 120 episodes a year, including daily coverage of cycling's three grand tours – the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a España. A subscription channel for Friends of the Podcast was launched in 2015.
The Cycling Podcast won best podcast at the Cycling Media Awards in 2015 and 2016 and was a finalist at the British Podcast Awards in 2017.