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How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2018 – Stage 14

20 May

Monte Zoncolan rightfully strikes fear in the hearts of racers and organizers alike. This year’s edition delivered brilliantly on both fronts. Thanks again Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” link in the upper right of the video player especially if you live in France or outside […]

How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2018 – Stage 6

11 May

The 2018 Giro’s first real GC test—a new route up Sicily’s historic Mount Etna volcano—truly delivered, with action, tactics, grinta and the occasional typo. Thanks again Eurosport Cycling for making this happen, and don’t hesitate to click the “no, please help!” link in the upper right of the video player especially if you live in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]