How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2018 – Stage 14

20 May

Monte Zoncolan rightfully strikes fear in the hearts of racers and organizers alike. This year’s edition delivered brilliantly on both fronts. Thanks again Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” link in the upper right of the video player especially if you live in France or outside of Europe as you are likely to have issues with the video if you are in these places.

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How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2018 – Stage 6

11 May

The 2018 Giro’s first real GC test—a new route up Sicily’s historic Mount Etna volcano—truly delivered, with action, tactics, grinta and the occasional typo. Thanks again Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” link in the upper right of the video player especially if you live in France or outside of Europe as you are likely to have issues with the video if you are in these places.

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The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2018

1 May

Episode 87: Giro d’Italia 2018

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How The Race Was Won – Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2018

23 Apr

Liege-Bastogne-Liege may be cycling’s oldest race, but I think the event has a certain je ne sais quoi that keeps each new edition fresh. Thanks again Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” link in the upper right especially if you live in France or outside of Europe as you are likely to have issues with the video if you are in these places.

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The Recon Ride Podcast – Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2018

20 Apr

Episode 86: Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2018

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How The Race Was Won – Paris-Roubaix 2018

9 Apr

On a day that saw more than its share of tragedy, a favorite and a frequent wild-card get take their chances against a looiming super-team, for arguably the one-day race calendar’s biggest crown. Thanks again Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “help now” link in the upper right for any issues you experience.

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The Recon Ride Podcast – Paris-Roubaix 2018

7 Apr

Episode 85: Paris-Roubaix 2018

With Dane on-site in Northern France, we discuss the upcoming Queen of the Classics, bringing in a little help from Quick-Step’s Zdenek Stybar and EF Education-First’s Tom Scully.

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How The Race Was Won – Tour of Flanders 2018

2 Apr

Tour of Flanders (or Ronde van Vlaanderen, if you prefer) is the biggest bike race in the country where bike racing is biggest. Weather, tactics, crashes, breaks, attacks—all the action and more in this latest #HTRWW, made possible again by my very good friends at Eurosport Cycling.

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The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour of Flanders 2018

30 Mar

Episode 84: Tour of Flanders 2018

As with the Red Sox in Boston, one cannot vist the Dutch-speaking parts of Belgium without absorbing information and stoke about its marquee bike race. Listen in for Dane’s and my thoughts on this year’s event, and even catch a quick interview with EF Education First Drapac p/b Cannondale’s Sep Vanmarke.

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How The Race Was Won – Milan-Sanremo 2018

19 Mar

Back again this classics season, thanks to the good people at Eurosport. A stiff headwind kept the pack together for one of the slowest Milan-Sanremo’s in ages. But the sprint-friendly conditions created opportunities for attackers as well, leading to perhaps my favorite final few K in years of watching the event.

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