Brakedown Podcast



Podcast by BrakeDown Podcast


  • Post-Warrny and Pre-Grafton with Liam White and Justine Barrow

    06/05/2021 Duration: 01h21min

    The Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool was run and won to the rapturous attention of thousands last weekend! Liam White of Oliver's Real Food Racing and Justin Barrow of Roxsolt Liv SRAM join host Jamie Finch-Penninger for a long chat about how the men's and women's races at Warrny panned out and looked ahead to the battle for the David Reid Homes Grafton to Inverell victory.

  • Warrny 21 preview w/ Tim Decker

    11/02/2021 Duration: 24min

    The Powercor Melbourne to Warrnambool is just around the corner with a very strong field that had guest analyst Tim Decker poring through the names on the startlist alongside host Jamie Finch-Penninger and coming up with a number of top riders to watch.

  • The Midway Point! NRS National Tour review w/ Georgie Whitehouse and Tom Bolton

    03/12/2020 Duration: 59min

    Georgie Whitehouse of Sydney Uni-Staminade and Tom Bolton or Oliver's Real Food Racing join the podcast to talk through an exceptional opening six days of racing at the NRS National Tour on the Tweed Coast.

  • NRS National Tour 2020 preview with Sarah Gigante and Sam Hill

    24/11/2020 Duration: 39min

    Reigning national time-trial champion Sarah Gigante (TIBCO-SVB) and Sam Hill (Team Bridgelane) are here to talk about the nine-day extravaganza of National Road Series racing in northern NSW. It shapes as a tough succession of one-day classics that will decide the overall NRS winners for 2020!

  • Giro Rosa 20 preview w/ Lucy Kennedy + Belinda

    08/09/2020 Duration: 33min

    Pro cyclist Lucy Kennedy of Mitchelton-Scott and Belinda(reallyspoketome on Twitter) join host Jamie Finch-Penninger in a conversation previewing the Giro Rosa 2020.

  • Lessons as a first year pro: James Whelan

    03/08/2020 Duration: 39min

    James Whelan talks about the lessons, and there are lots of them that he learned as a first-year WorldTour professional. An insightful chat with the EF Education First rider.

  • Herald Sun Tour + Warnny Wrap

    23/02/2020 Duration: 01h25min

    The Australian Cycling Insider in-depth wrap-up of all the action from the womens and mens Herald Sun Tours and the Melbourne to Warrnnambool. Featuring interviews with riders too innumerable to mention here, with interstitial sounds made by Jamie Finch-Penninger.

  • Herald Sun Tour 2020 Preview w/ Marcus Culey, Scott McGrory, Ryan Miu

    04/02/2020 Duration: 37min

    A plethora of guests as Marcus Culey of Team Sapura, Jayco Herald Sun Tour race director Scott McGrory,'s Ryan Miu, Anya Louw of ARA-Pro Racing Sunshine Coast, James Whelan of EF Education First and Jai Hindley of Team Sunweb join the podcast to talk about the imminent staging of the Herald Sun Tour.

  • Chris Harper: The NRS success story

    24/01/2020 Duration: 17min

    Chris Harper, newly of Jumbo-Visma and formerly of Team Bridgelane, speaks to the Australian Cycling Insider podcast about his rise to the WorldTour from the ranks of anonymity within the National Road Series.

  • Tour of the Tropics and Tour de Tweed w/ Sam Hill

    08/08/2019 Duration: 30min

    Sam Hill of Team Nero-Bianchi joins Jamie Finch-Penninger to talk about his recent stage win and the team's general classification win at the Tour of the Tropics. They also look ahead to the upcoming Tour de Tweed which kicks off this weekend.

  • Jayco Herald Sun Tour 19 preview w/ Marcus Culey ft. Brodie Chapman

    29/01/2019 Duration: 26min

    Marcus Culey of Team Sapura Cycling (yes, new team) joins the podcast to talk all things Sun Tour, including gravel climbs, will Ben Dyball win and who's running hot at the moment. Brodie Chapman of TIBCO-SVB also shares her thoughts ahead of her title defence in the race that catapulted her into the WorldTour.

  • Nationals action plus a chat with Kipp Kauffmann

    09/01/2019 Duration: 34min

    The interviews with the winners and movers and shakers from an unpredicatable national road race championships. Includes a chat with the head honcho/organiser of the nationals Kipp Kauffmann, head of Sport for Cycling Australia.

  • Crits and Mt Baw Baw - Tour of Gippsland '18

    11/10/2018 Duration: 40min

    An odd collection of criteriums and one massive climb for the latest round of the National Road Series at the Tour of Gippsland!

  • Tackling the gravel at the Tour of King Valley

    05/09/2018 Duration: 35min

    Kate Perry of Specialized Womens Racing and Nick White or Oliver's Real Food Racing join the podcast to chat dirt, gravel and fun at the Tour of King Valley 2018. N.B. The audio isn't great for this episode, proceed with caution.

  • Tour of the Great South Coast '18 Race Recap

    20/08/2018 Duration: 41min

    Wind, rain, sun, a bit of hail... that could have been the description of 20 minutes in the constantly changing weather conditions on the border of South Australia and Victoria. It made for a fun place to stage a bike race! Chats with all the winners and riders that made the action at the 2018 edition of the Tour of the Great South Coast.

  • Battle Recharge recap with Georgie Whitehouse and Ryan Cavanagh plus Ben Hill extras

    01/08/2018 Duration: 59min

    It's three podcasts in one this episode as Ryan Cavanagh of St George Continental and Georgie Whitehouse of Sydney Uni-Staminade Womens Cycling talk about the recent running of Battle Recharge, and Ben Hill of Ljubljana Gusto Xaurum has a chat about racing since coming back from a nasty crash at the end of last season.

  • Battle Recharge '18 Preview with Grace Brown and Chris Miller

    26/07/2018 Duration: 46min

    Grace Brown of Holden Team Gusto and Chris Miller of Nero KOM Financial Advice Racing Team join the podcast to talk all things Battle Recharge. It's been a long hiatus for the National Road Series, but things look set for a hot return to racing around Murwillumbah.

  • Grafton to Inverell '18 inc. Amanda Spratt interview

    08/05/2018 Duration: 37min

    Marcus Culey of St George Continental joins the podcast to preview the first event of the National Road Series, the Grafton to Inverell, and to talk about Aussies performing overseas. With a special appearance from Amanda Spratt of Mitchelton-Scott, talking about her incredible Ardennes performance!

  • Oceania Champs with Grace Brown and Chris Harper

    27/03/2018 Duration: 56min

    Newly crowned Oceania womens TT champ Grace Brown of Holden Team Gusto and mens Road Race champ Chris Harper of Bennelong-Swiss Wellness join the podcast to discuss the Oceania Road Championships in Tasmania,

  • Brodie Chapman and Peter Livingstone wrap the Summer of Cycling '18

    08/02/2018 Duration: 54min

    Brodie Chapman joins the podcast fresh off her victory at the inaugural womens Jayco Herald Sun Tour to wrap the season alongside Mobius Bridglane's Peter Livingstone. A roundtable discussion about the takeaways from the Aussie summer of racing, with a bit of Kiwi action thrown in as well. Hosted as always by host Jamie Finch-Penninger and sponsored by Out of the Rat Race Cycling Apparel (find them at

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