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The Recon Ride Podcast -Tour de Suisse 2017

7 Jun

Episode 73: Tour de Suisse 2017 Well-assembled but long-running seems to be the theme at the Tour de Suisse. While that might set the race back as TdF prep, it certainly hasn’t hurt attracting riders actually marking it on their calendar for the win, as Dane and I discuss with our usual wit and vigor. […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Criterium du Dauphine 2017

31 May

Episode 72: Criterium du Dauphine 2017 And the run in to the Tour de France begins with its most notable stepping-stone event. But does a sharper and steeper parcours signal a change away from being a mere training race? Dane and I investigate. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)

The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2017 Rest Day Round-Up II

22 May

Episode 72: Giro d’Italia 2017, Part III Bit of a name change here, as this is now the Giro d’Italia Rest Day Round-Up, but the fine content and sharp analysis brought to you by Dane and myself remains the same as we head into the Giro’s nightmarish final week. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2017, Part II

15 May

Episode 71: Giro d’Italia 2017, Part II After the first big GC shake up, what’s in store for riders at #Giro100. Dane and I have your back once again. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)

The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2017, Part I

4 May

Episode 70: Giro d’Italia 2017, Part I It’s an interview-packed show as we roll into the Grand Tour season! Join Dane Cash and I and Bauke Mollema and Jim Ochowicz and yes, even Chris Froome as we preview this year’s race. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)

The Recon Ride Podcast – Liege – Bastogne – Liege 2017

20 Apr

Episode 69: Liege – Bastogne – Liege 2017 It’s always a little sad to see the Spring Classics go, but LBL is a more than reasonable send-off, with longer hills, deeper forests, post-er post-industrial cities, and a complex, challenging finale. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)

The Recon Ride Podcast – La Fleche Wallonne – Amstel Gold 2017

13 Apr

Episode 68: La Fleche Wallonne / Amstel Gold 2017 Into the Ardennes we go—by way of Limburg, at least. A new finish at Amstel and a new(ish) route at FW attempt to stir the pot in terms of tactics, while Dane and I ponder the question: is change really necessary? Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Paris-Roubaix 2017

7 Apr

Episode 67: Paris-Roubaix 2017 The aptly-named Hell of the North, the Queen of the Classics, the last of the crazy races, etc, etc, etc. Last year’s winner Mathew Hayman of Orica-Scott drops by to share some inside knowledge and a little dry Aussie humor as Dane and I run through the cobbles and contenders. Subscribe: […]

The Recon Ride – Tour of Flanders 2017

30 Mar

Episode 66: Tour of Flanders 2017 The biggest bike race in the country that understands cycling better than any other—you better believe this one’s a big deal. E3 podium finisher Oliver Naesen drops in to brief Dane Cash and I on Ag2r’s recent classic surge, and his plans to take on prohibitive race favorites Greg […]

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 […]