World Championships 2016: Road Race Preview


After several worlds road races made for the puncheurs, climbers, and classics specialists, the 2016 world championship should come down to a bunch sprint. The Doha parcours does not much in the way of challenging topography, but if you’re a fan of mass gallops, this is a rainbow jersey battle you won’t Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: World Championship Road Race 2016


Episode 59: World Championship Road Race 2016 Pre-race Show Has it really been a year (more, even) since Peter Sagan won his rainbow jersey in Richmond? The world title is up for grabs again in Doha, Qatar, and the Recon Ride is here to preview the course and the favorites. The Read More →

Il Lombardia 2016 Preview


Saturday’s long race from Como to Bergamo is the last chance for the climbers to nab a big result this season. Always a scenic event and typically quite entertaining, Il Lombardia should be especially interesting this year as the race looks wide open for the taking. The Route The 2016 edition of Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Il Lombardia 2016


Episode 58: Il Lombardia 2016 Pre-race Show The final Monument Classic of 2016 is upon us! The Recon Ride previews the usually exciting and always scenic “race of the falling leaves.” Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm take a closer look at Il Lombardia, the last WorldTour event of Read More →

Eneco Tour 2016 Preview


The final WorldTour stage race of 2016 is here. The Eneco Tour is a one-weeker for the one-day specialists, with cobbles, crosswinds, and punchy climbs aplenty. With a very strong startlist lining up in the Low Countries this week, this year’s edition of the race should provide plenty of entertainment. Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Eneco Tour 2016


Episode 57: Eneco Tour 2016 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride talks parcours, favorites, and storylines ahead of this week’s Eneco Tour. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm preview the penultimate WorldTour race of 2016, the Eneco Tour—which is drawing quite a crop of Classics stars and sprinters. Photo Read More →