Lionel Birnie

Lionel Birnie is a journalist, author and publisher who specialises in cycling and who writes for The Sunday Times, Cycle Sport and Cycling Weekly where he has covered the Tour de France since 2001. Lionel has written three books about Watford FC, Four Seasons, Enjoy the Game and The 100 Greatest Watford Wins. He edited The Cycling Anthology with Ellis Bacon which brought together essays by the world’s leading cycling journalists. Volume Six was published in August 2015. Lionel is also one third of The Cycling Podcast team. Their debut title, A Year In Cycling, was published by Yellow Jersey in Spring 2018.