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Toby Moody – Eurosport’s MotoGP Commentator and Huge Cycling Fan

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He’s best known around the world for his engaging commentary for over 16 years of the MotoGP races, these days for Eurosport, and this year has also been covering the British Touring Car Championship for ITV Sport – but not many of his ‘petrolhead’ listeners and viewers realise that super-busy Englishman Toby Moody was a racing cyclist in his formative years and remains a huge fan of the sport.

We spoke to Toby as he made best use of a rare day off to catch up on his DIY jobs around the house, and he put his paint brush down for a couple of hours to chat about his own experiences, the current mess in Pro Cycling, and a bit of motorbikes too.

Toby Moody
Toby (r) at a round of the BTCC.

You likened the 200pmh pack to ‘a peloton’ when you were commentating on the MotoGP round at Motegi, Japan – so you know a bit about cycle racing?

“Yes, I’ve followed the Pro cycling scene for a long time, with a bit of a