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The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de France 2019, Part 2

17 Jul

Even with Ineos looking in command, a great first week keeps open the promise of a thrilling and competitive two weeks to come at the Tour de France.

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How The Race Was Won™ – Tour de France 2019 Sprints

16 Jul

I love the Tour de France’s “boring” sprint stages, and am incredibly stoked to run through the bunch finishes from Stages 1-10 in a little more detail in their very own video.

Thanks again to 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 of Europe as you are likely to have issues with the video if you are in these places.

How The Race Was Won™ – Tour de France 2019, GC Part 1

16 Jul

Stages 2, 6, 8 and 10 all had a big GC impact on one of the wildest and most active openings for the Tour de France in decades.

Thanks again to 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 of Europe as you are likely to have issues with the video if you are in these places.

The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de France 2019, Part 1

4 Jul

A look at the the parcours and contenders for the 2019 Tour de France, plus some crazy guesswork at the first few stages and an interview with Toms Skujins of Trek-Segafredo.

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The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2019, Part III

27 May

The Giro took a turn this week as the race headed into the mountains, setting up what looks to be an outstanding third week.

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The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2019, Part II

21 May

Strange doings on the GC from the first week, but with the first mountain stages looming in the next few days, real changes could be in store.

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The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2019, Part I

9 May

Grand Tour season is upon us! Dane and I look at some stages in a generally atypical Giro, highlight a few promising stages, and tab a few winners.

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How The Race Was Won™ – Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2019

29 Apr

Wet conditions, strong teamwork, interesting tactics, and a new finish made this edition of the sport’s oldest Spring Classic one to remember.

Thanks again to 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 of Europe as you are likely to have issues with the video if you are in these places.

The Recon Ride Podcast – Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2019

26 Apr

Episode 92: Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2019

A new finish opens doors to a different set of riders in cycling’s oldest one-day and the last of the Spring Classics.

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How The Race Was Won™ – Paris-Roubaix 2019

15 Apr

Even in dry conditions, Paris-Roubaix delivers—strategy, tactics, smart racing, hard roads and yes—just a little bit of luck.

Thanks again to 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 of Europe as you are likely to have issues with the video if you are in these places.