Archive | May, 2015

The Recon Ride Podcast: Giro d’Italia 2015, Part 3

25 May

Episode 14: Giro d’Italia 2015, Part 3 Catch up on a crazy week with Dane Cash (@velohuman / VeloHuman.com) and myself, and preview what’s coming up for the last few days of the 2015 Giro d’Italia. http://media.blubrry.com/reconride/p/content.blubrry.com/reconride/The_Recon_Ride_Podcast_Giro_d_Italia_2015_Show_Part_III.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 40:22 — 55.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes|RSS Photo by ENGIE Italia|(CC)

The Recon Ride Podcast: Giro d’Italia 2015, Part 2

18 May

Episode 13: Giro d’Italia 2015, Part 2 We’re a touch over a week into the Giro—lots of things have gone as planned, and plenty more haven’t. Dane Cash (@velohuman / VeloHuman.com) and I discuss what’s already happened, examine the next six stages, revise our predictions, and check in with Dave Everett (@ShoddyCycling / YouTube) for […]

Cycling’s Sponsor-Branded Teams p/b Financial Instability

11 May

I like a lot of what Vaughters says here, but the problem is that cycling can’t have a franchise system until it has actual franchises. I mean, Vaughters’ own squad—officially Slipstream Sports LLC—hasn’t ever been called by that name. Manchester United, in contrast, has remained Manchester United, whether Sharp, AIG, or Chevy is emblazoned across […]

The Recon Ride Podcast: Giro d’Italia 2015, Part I

6 May

Episode 12: Giro d’Italia 2015, Part 1 The first Grand Tour of the season is fast arriving. Join Dane Cash (@velohuman / VeloHuman.com) and I as we give a basic overview of the event, cover the pre-race storylines and favorites, speak with Giacomo Nizzolo, Matteo Pelucchi, and Adam Hansen, plus offer 100% guaranteed picks for […]