Archive | June, 2015

The Recon Ride Podcast: Tour de Suisse 2015

11 Jun

Tour de Suisse 2015

Episode 16: Tour de Suisse 2015
There’s a lot to try and cover in a race this wide-open, especially given that it’s set to take place over nine freakin’ days. Dane Cash (@velohuman / has a slightly more positive take, but for me, this year’s Tour de Suisse marks a pretty big missed opportunity to present the public accessible, compelling racing in the run-up to the sport’s biggest show.

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The Recon Ride Podcast: Criterium du Dauphine 2015

5 Jun

Criterium du Dauphine 2015

Episode 15: Criterium du Dauphine 2015
While many consider this the beginning of “TdF Season”, as Dane Cash (@velohuman / and I delve into this week, the Dauphine is more than just a tune-up event, and has historically been kind of a crummy predictor for the Tour. Listen in for the details on why, a preview of this years parcours, and even a few predictions.

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How The Race Was Won – Giro d’Italia – Stage 15

1 Jun

It’s one stage, and it’s the whole Giro. There weren’t major GC gaps at the top of the classification, but maybe there could have been. Purely speculative ♫…and to be real, it doesn’t matter anyway… ♫