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The Recon Ride – E3 Harelbeke / Gent-Wevelgem 2017

22 Mar

Episode 65: E3 Harelbeke / Gent-Wevelgem 2017 ♫ “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” ♫ Join Dane Cash and I as we get into the heart of the classics season with this week’s weekend-ish Double Feature at E3 and Gent Wevelgem. Bergs and cobbles, a giant art deco angel statue, and loads and […]

How The Race Was Won – Milan-Sanremo 2017

20 Mar

Hooray! Another season of #HTRWW is upon us! Thanks to CyclingTips, you can now take a delightful tour of the 2017 Milan-Sanremo, which differentiated itself from recent years with fewer crashes, a steadier pace, and a new take on teamwork over the final two climbs—but would this change the overall outcome? Click the play button […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Milan-Sanremo 2017

16 Mar

Episode 65: Milan-Sanremo 2017 Back to the one-days by way of a middle-of-the-night (my time) interview with former winner (and solid contender this time around) John Degenkolb of Trek-Segafredo. For me, Sanremo is really when the meat of the season gets underway, and I (along Dane Cash, obvs) am always happy to share my thoughts […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tirreno-Adriatico 2017

7 Mar

Episode 64: Tirreno-Adriatico 2017 Ah—now here’s the real Grand Tour prep, never mind all that crazy racing at Paris-Nice this year. Big names but maybe a thin course in terms of prep for May and July? Dane and I, as always, will discuss. And you, hopefully, will listen. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)

The Recon Ride Podcast – Paris-Nice 2017

3 Mar

Episode 63: Paris-Nice 2017 The “Race to the Sun” (glad I got that out of the way) has lost some start list prestige in recent years, but Dane Cash and I felt bad enough about it to give it a pity podcast just the same. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)

The Recon Ride Podcast – Omloop Het Nieuwsblad / Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 2017

23 Feb

Episode 62: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad / Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 2017 No, your eyes do not deceive you—that is indeed the Cyclingnews logo on our latest podcast, and Dane Cash and I do not disappoint on our new platform as we preview what is (regardless of what anyone else says) the REAL opening of the 2017 road cycling […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour Down Under 2017

15 Jan

Episode 61: Tour Down Under 2017 Why it seems like just two months ago Dane Cash and I were recapping the 2016 season…because it was. And now suddenly there are WorldTour bike races again. I have feelings about this, and about the number of self-advertising Persian Gulf countries in the pro peloton, and about how […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Off-Season 2016

14 Nov

Episode 60: The Offseason 2016/2017 As has been said many times, there’s always next year. Dane Cash and I take a look into rider transfers, rule changes, and team realignments, as well as making a brief look back on the year that was in the professional road scene. Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:15 — 63.6MB) […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – UCI World Championships 2016

14 Oct

Episode 59: World Championship Road Race 2016 The UCI World Championships Elite Men’s Road Race finds itself in a very unusual location this time around—though Qatar is not *entirely* foreign to the sport. With Andy Hood calling in on-site from the venue, Dane Cash and I talk about the not-exactly-ordinary course, conditions, and culture offered […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Il Lombardia 2016

29 Sep

Episode 58: Il Lombardia 2016 Though the World Championships does fall later on the calendar this year, Lombardia remains a last-chance saloon of sorts for one-day riders seeking a top tier win. As Dane Cash and I discuss—with a guest appearance by Ciclismo Internacional’s Pablo Martín Palermo—the race doesn’t need any drama to bring it […]