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How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia 2018 – Stage 20

27 May

More of a “last week” video, as much as I am trying not to do those sorts of things, but there was a lot to discuss, and not all the much went down on Stage 20 itself. Still, that’s where most of the footage comes from, and so that’s how it shall be named. Thanks […]

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 – 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 […]

On The Passing of Cycling.TV

11 Oct

Last week, numerous cycling outlets reported that Cycling.TV, long-time online broadcaster of Euro cycling events, would be shutting down forever in a little less than a month. The company’s message to subscribers ran thusly: Cycling.TV regrets to inform you that as of November 3, 2017 we will cease operations. As set forth in Clause 4 […]

A Twitter Thread on Eurosport, NBCSN, and Cycling TV Coverage

27 Sep

This calls for a [THREAD] /1 https://t.co/C4kI3mva5v — Cyclocosm.com (@Cyclocosm) September 27, 2017 Eurosport is the best cycling broadcaster in any language I speak, in part because they’ve been doing it forever: https://t.co/qB963kpMib /2 — Cyclocosm.com (@Cyclocosm) September 27, 2017 While it may *feel* like NBCSN’s been around forever, it’s only existed since 2012. And […]

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.