Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 13 Preview

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Stage 13: Calatayud › Tarazona – 178km As the Vuelta gets lumpier and lumpier, we can probably start to expect more and more breakaway victories. Stage 13 is a great place for the long-range hopefuls to get on track for the week ahead. Things open with a bit of up-and-down Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 12 Preview

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Stage 12: Escaldes-Engordany › Lleida – 173km After a brutal day in the mountains, the Vuelta will show mercy to the peloton with a less vicious Stage 12. The first 35km of the stage are downhill. Then comes the only categorized climb of the day, the Cat. 2 Coll de Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 11 Preview

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Stage 11: Andorra la Valle › Cortals d’Encamp – 138km The Vuelta a España visits Andorra for Stage 11, and some are calling it the hardest Vuelta stage ever. I haven’t reviewed every Vuelta stage since 1935 to really get a clear, definitive sense of whether that’s true, but it’s Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Vuelta a España 2015 Show, Part II

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Episode 25: Vuelta a España 2015 Show, Part II The 2015 Vuelta has finally reached its first rest day, giving the riders a chance to catch their breath, and the Recon Ride a chance to take stock of the race so far. Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm and Dane Cash of VeloHuman Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 9 Preview

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Stage 9: Torrevieja › Benitatxell – 168.3km The Vuelta takes on another GC-oriented stage in its ninth day. Most of the relatively short stage is flat, but things get a bit more difficult in the final 50km. A Cat. 2 trip up the Alto de Puig Llorenca comes first, 3.3km Read More →