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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 […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2018

20 Apr

Episode 86: Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2018 Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | SoundCloud

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 […]

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. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | SoundCloud

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. I’m playing around with a new embed script, […]

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 […]

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. Video not working? Click […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Milan-Sanremo 2018

15 Mar

Episode 83: Milan-Sanremo 2018 Dane and I are back, and just in time for the classics! Listen in to hear Elia Viviani’s thoughts on the longest major race of the season, this Saturday’s Milan-Sanremo. Listen at >>> Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | SoundCloud

The Recon Ride Podcast – Off-Season 2017

9 Nov

Episode 82: Off-Season 2017 A 2017 post-view? A 2018 preview? I don’t honestly know that there’s a difference—but the one thing I do know is that this is the last Recon Ride of 2017. Less impressive than it sounds, considering the 2018 Tour Down Under is just three months off. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download […]

On The Passing of Cycling.TV

11 Oct

Last week, numerous cycling outlets reported that Cycling.TV, long-time online broadcaster of Euro cycling events, would be shutting down forever in a little less than a month. The company’s message to subscribers ran thusly: Cycling.TV regrets to inform you that as of November 3, 2017 we will cease operations. As set forth in Clause 4 […]