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….
The Recon Ride Archive
The Recon Ride was a race preview podcast that Dane Cash I did from 2015 to 2019. The quick interviews it contained constitute nearly the entirety of my direct interaction with actual pro riders.
The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de France 2017, Part 1
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. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)
The Recon Ride Podcast – Tour de Suisse 2017
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….
The Recon Ride Podcast – Criterium du Dauphine 2017
Episode 72: Criterium du Dauphine 2017 And the run in to the Tour de France begins with its most notable stepping-stone event. But does a sharper and steeper parcours signal a change away from being a mere training race? Dane and I investigate. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)
The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2017 Rest Day Round-Up II
Episode 72: Giro d’Italia 2017, Part III Bit of a name change here, as this is now the Giro d’Italia Rest Day Round-Up, but the fine content and sharp analysis brought to you by Dane and myself remains the same as we head into the Giro’s nightmarish final week. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode…
The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2017, Part II
Episode 71: Giro d’Italia 2017, Part II After the first big GC shake up, what’s in store for riders at #Giro100. Dane and I have your back once again. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)
The Recon Ride Podcast – Giro d’Italia 2017, Part I
Episode 70: Giro d’Italia 2017, Part I It’s an interview-packed show as we roll into the Grand Tour season! Join Dane Cash and I and Bauke Mollema and Jim Ochowicz and yes, even Chris Froome as we preview this year’s race. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)
The Recon Ride Podcast – Liege – Bastogne – Liege 2017
Episode 69: Liege – Bastogne – Liege 2017 It’s always a little sad to see the Spring Classics go, but LBL is a more than reasonable send-off, with longer hills, deeper forests, post-er post-industrial cities, and a complex, challenging finale. Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download Episode (mp3)
The Recon Ride Podcast – La Fleche Wallonne – Amstel Gold 2017
Episode 68: La Fleche Wallonne / Amstel Gold 2017 Into the Ardennes we go—by way of Limburg, at least. A new finish at Amstel and a new(ish) route at FW attempt to stir the pot in terms of tactics, while Dane and I ponder the question: is change really necessary? Subscribe: iTunes |RSS | Download…
The Recon Ride Podcast – Paris-Roubaix 2017
Episode 67: Paris-Roubaix 2017 The aptly-named Hell of the North, the Queen of the Classics, the last of the crazy races, etc, etc, etc. Last year’s winner Mathew Hayman of Orica-Scott drops by to share some inside knowledge and a little dry Aussie humor as Dane and I run through the cobbles and contenders. Subscribe:…