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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 […]

The Recon Ride – Tour de Romandie 2016

24 Apr

Episode 41: Tour de Romandie 2016 It’s no secret I don’t much care for week-long stage races, but this one’s not so bad. Listen in as Dane Cash of VeloHuman and I discuss why that is, alongside other topics that make this last-stop Giro/first-stop Tour tune-up unique. http://media.blubrry.com/reconride/p/content.blubrry.com/reconride/The_Recon_Ride_Podcast_Tour_de_Romandie_2016_Pre-race_Show.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: Duration: 30:13 — 41.7MB) […]

The Recon Ride – Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2016

22 Apr

Episode 40: Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2016 The sport’s oldest event sees a new course this year, and while I think it didn’t exactly need the adjustment, it sill gave me plenty of things to talk about with Dane Cash of VeloHuman. Favorites, climbs (categorized and otherwise), crashes, and the general gravitas of a 100+ year old event. […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Amstel Gold / Fleche Wallonne 2016

15 Apr

Episode 39: Amstel Gold / Fleche-Wallonne Off of the cobbles and onto the streets…and suddenly Etixx-QuickStep is the hot contender? Dane Cash of VeloHuman and I break down how this truth of the hilly classics is indeed stranger than the fiction of, say, Lance Armstrong’s continued tenure as the officially recognized 1995 Fleche-Wallonne winner. http://media.blubrry.com/reconride/p/content.blubrry.com/reconride/The_Recon_Ride_Podcast_Amstel_Gold_Race_La_Fle_che_Wallonne_2016_Pre-race_Show.mp3 […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Paris-Roubaix 2016

7 Apr

Episode 38: Paris-Roubaix 2016 The Queen of the Classics, the Hell of the North, the one race that people who only really know the Tour de France might also have heard of. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and I do the usual rundown, and even get BMC’s Taylor Phinney to tell us what’s actually going on […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour of Flanders 2016

31 Mar

Episode 37: Tour of Flanders I don’t like to point out any one show (or event) as a favorite, but I will say that Dane Cash of VeloHuman, CyclingTips‘ US Editor Neal Rogers and I had some outstanding conversation this week, examining and prognosticating about this 100th edition of the most important race in cycling’s […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – E3 Harelbeke / Gent-Wevelgem 2016

23 Mar

Episode 36: E3 Harelbeke / Gent-Wevelgem Classics season is underway in earnest. Dane Cash of VeloHuman brings on-the-ground experience from his Belgian trip last season as we talk about the courses, climbs, crosswinds, and prospective podiums. http://media.blubrry.com/reconride/p/content.blubrry.com/reconride/The_Recon_Ride_Podcast_E3_Harelbeke_Gent-Wevelgem_2016_Pre-race_Show.mp3 Podcast: Download (Duration: 39:41 — 54.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes|RSS Photo by Dane Cash.

The Recon Ride Podcast – Volta a Catalunya 2016

20 Mar

Episode 35: Volta a Catalunya 2016 The Volta a Catalunya is a great race and an old race, but underproduced and out of place on the WorldTour calendar–or at least that’s what I think. Dane Cash of VeloHuman, who was at the event itself last year, has some different thoughts as we pick some potential […]