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How The Week Was Won – 2016 Tour de France, Stages 6-9

11 Jul

Is it Stages 6 through 9, or 5 through 9, or ♫ workin’ 9-to-5, just tryin’ to make a livin’… ♫ Week 2’s Tour de France video (also check out the first week and preview) covers the fairly traditional ground of the GC even but notes that a lot of work is being done for […]

The Recon Ride: Tour de France 2016, Part 2

11 Jul

Episode 48: Tour de France, Part 2 The Tour’s first week provided…actually, not all that much. Some chaotic sprints, to be sure, but on the GC front things remain barely separated even after nine stages. Dane Cash of of VeloHuman and I take in the relative inaction, make predictions for the upcoming week, and even […]

How The Week Was Won – 2016 Tour de France, Stages 1-5

7 Jul

The first of our our new “How The Week Was Won” videos shows that despite some opportunity for mass disruption, the 2016 Tour has gotten off to a slow start—at least from the prospective of the overall classification. The result has been more than a few bonkers sprints, where experience and solid teamwork have mostly […]

The Recon Ride: Tour de France 2016, Part 1

30 Jun

Episode 47: Tour de France, Part 1 The first portion of the biggest race of the year, and who better to discuss it with than Dane Cash of VeloHuman. Stages, parcours, contenders, predictions and other storylines flow, complete with actual analysis and discussion.

The Recon Ride: Tour de Suisse 2016

9 Jun

Episode 46: Tour de Suisse Can’t get enough Tour de France tuning-up? Join Dane Cash of VeloHuman and I as we preview the “other” TdF practice race-the one with just a little more flare that might actually stand on its own as an event. http://media.blubrry.com/reconride/p/content.blubrry.com/reconride/The_Recon_Ride_Podcast_Tour_de_Suisse_2016_Pre-race_Show.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 32:32 — 44.7MB) Subscribe: iTunes|RSS Photo by […]

The Recon Ride: Criterium du Dauphine 2016

4 Jun

Episode 45: Criterium du Dauphine The Criterium du Dauphine is one of those races that would be better if riders actually specialized in one-week GC wins. Still, there’s plenty to talk about with Dane Cash as the impending Tour de France starts to bring storylines together. http://media.blubrry.com/reconride/p/content.blubrry.com/reconride/The_Recon_Ride_Podcast_Crite_rium_du_Dauphine_2016_Pre-race_Show.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 32:35 — 44.8MB) Subscribe: iTunes|RSS […]

The Recon Ride: Giro d’Italia 2016 – Part III

23 May

Episode 44: Giro d’Italia 2016 – Part III This Giro—so far—has really delivered. A relative unknown leads, a long-tabbed contender is in second, and the two prohibitive favorites coming in have gobs of time to make up. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and I cover what’s gone down, what’s likely to happen next, and why this […]

The Recon Ride: Giro d’Italia 2016 – Part II

16 May

Episode 43: Giro d’Italia 2016 – Part 2 A lot went down in the first week of this year’s Giro, and then again, a lot didn’t. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and I discuss what that might mean for the coming two weeks and the emerging general classification competition, while highlighting a few names to keep […]

The Recon Ride: Giro d’Italia 2016 – Part I

4 May

Episode 42: Giro d’Italia 2016 – Part 1 The first Grand Tour of the year gets started this week in…the Netherlands? Join Dane Cash of VeloHuman and I as we delve into the reasons behind this, go through a quick overview of the event and favorites, and interview Astana’s Jacob Fuglsang and Trek-Segafredo’s Giacomo Nizzolo […]

How The Race Was Won – Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2016

25 Apr

No better way to end the spring season than a thin layer of heavy, damp snow, right? The weather certainly played a role, but tactics, vind vests, gearing, and even (maybe) the occasional spectator did too. Enjoy the schadenfreude that comes from knowing your local weather conditions are nowhere near this bad, courtesy of CyclingTips […]