Archive | June, 2017

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 with CyclingTips:
TdF 2016 Preview
TdF 2016, Stages 1-5
TdF 2016, Stages 6-9
TdF 2016, Stages 10-16
TdF 2016, Stages 17-21

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de France 2017, Part 1

28 Jun

Episode 74: Tour de France 2017, Part 1

It’s that time of year, kids—get ready for the non-stop headlines, high drama and actual TV access of the Tour de France! Dane and I highlight the key stages, run through the favorites and even offer a few predictions.

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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.

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