Archive | July, 2017

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 […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de France 2017, Rest Day Round-Up 2

17 Jul

Episode 76: Tour de France 2017, Recon Ride Rest Day Round-Up 2 This is shaping up into a nice little Tour de France, is it not? Still tough to bet against Froome and Sky, but Dane and I have picks apletny that might not be so obvious in one of the closest races in a […]

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 […]

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de France 2017, Rest Day Round-Up 1

10 Jul

Episode 75: Tour de France 2017, Recon Ride Rest Day Round-Up Nine stages down, twelve to go. We’ve seen some rivals falter and others outshine expectations. Plus a little more than anyone wants to hear from a race jury, and pure exellence on a single (double?) speed. Follow-up on storylines and see what’s coming next. […]

How The Race Was Won – 2017 Tour de France – Stages 1-9

10 Jul

A wild first nine days, and certainly no shortage of action—though I’d obviously prefer if we’d gotten a little more of it from the riders a little less from the race jury. Thanks again to Eurosport for the footage; you can find more on the 2017 Tour de France at their website: http://www.eurosport.com/cycling/