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How The Race Was Won – UCI World Championships Men’s Road Race 2017

26 Sep

An unprecedented result, active racing, and an entertaining technical glitch all made for a unique and pretty enjoyable battle out on the roads of Bergen. Thanks to CyclingTips for helping to make this weekend’s HTRWW’s come together at the last second.

How The Race Was Won – UCI World Championships Women’s Road Race 2017

25 Sep

It’s a rare treat to get footage for a full women’s event, and rarer still to see a race where one team is so dominant, but the competition stays active and fun to watch. Thanks to CyclingTips for helping to make this weekend’s HTRWW’s come together at the last second.

How The Race Was Won – 2017 Tour de France – Stages 16-21

24 Jul

So the last week may have been a teeny bit anti-climatic, but the 2017 Tour remains the closest and most competitive event in recent memory. By forcing the contenders out of their usual routine, it showed once again that the eventual winner might not get enough credit for his mastery of the aspects of bike […]

How The Race Was Won – 2017 Tour de France – Stages 10-15

17 Jul

Good gravy, that was a fun week—lead changes, surprise attacks, Dan Martin being the beast of all beasts—one can only hope the final six stages deliver in as fine a fashion. Be sure to catch up on Stages 1-9 if you haven’t already. Thanks again to Eurosport for the footage; you can find more on […]

How The Race Was Won – 2017 Tour de France – Stages 1-9

10 Jul

A wild first nine days, and certainly no shortage of action—though I’d obviously prefer if we’d gotten a little more of it from the riders a little less from the race jury. Thanks again to Eurosport for the footage; you can find more on the 2017 Tour de France at their website: http://www.eurosport.com/cycling/ Like the […]

How The Race Was Won – 2016 Tour de France Recap / 2017 Tour de France Preview

30 Jun

The 2017 Tour starts tomorrow—and what better way to prep than with a quick preview and recap of last year? A huge thanks as always to Eurosport for working with me on this, and if you crave a deeper dissection of last year’s race, check out the How The Week Was Won series I did […]

How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2017 – Stages 16-21

29 May

Phew—what a solid little last week to a pretty fantastic Grand Tour. Isolation, teamwork, poop, loss-limiting, just a touch of a panache, and a wonderfully tight GC battle all the way down to the last rider off on the last day’s TT. Enjoy it, folks—the good ones don’t come around that often. HTRWW videos for […]

How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2017 – Stages 10-15

22 May

Tom Dumoulin proves his mettle as a reasonable GC contender, Sunweb rises to the team challenge, one normal sprint, one crazy sprint, and loads of anticipation for this Giro’s final week. And another big thank you to Eurosport. Lest we forget, there are also HTRWW videos for Giro 2017 Stages 5-9 and Giro 2017 Stages […]

How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2017 – Stages 5-9

15 May

Some breakaways, a crazy sprint, the occasional crash, some colossal organizational errors, and the Giro’s first big GC shake up. Stages 5-9 were many things, but they certainly weren’t boring. Here’s a second HTRWW installment for the 2017 Giro, thanks to the good rightsholders at Eurosport. Don’t forget to catch up on Giro Stages 1-4. […]

How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2017 – Stages 1-4

10 May

Four stages, four separate winners, four new leaders—the start of the 2017 Giro has more than delivered. Catch up on all the action—espcially the bits you might have missed the first time—from the non-sprint on Stage 1, to the echelons on Stage 3, to yesterday’s climb to the top of Mount Etna. All legit, thanks […]