Tour de Pologne 2015 Preview

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August is upon us, which means it’s time for seven days of racing (and balloons! more on that in the most recent Recon Ride podcast…) in Poland. The Tour de Pologne is an often unpredictable race that has offered plenty of thrills in the past few years of nail-biting GC Read More →

Clásica de San Sebastián 2015 Preview

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The 2015 Tour de France may be over but the WorldTour rolls on . The Clásica de San Sebastián (or the Donostiako Klasikoa in Basque) is the next race on the docket. It’s a hilly event that has just the right profile to inspire plenty of attacks, in a region Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Tour de Pologne 2015 Pre-race Show

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Episode 21: Tour de Pologne 2015 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride takes on the Tour de Pologne, covering the race history, the route, and the riders to watch. And the balloons. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm team up to talk Tour de Pologne, the first stage Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Clásica de San Sebastián 2015 Pre-race Show

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Episode 20: Clásica de San Sebastián 2015 Pre-race Show Many of the pro peloton’s top climbers and one-day specialists are headed to Spain this weekend to take on the Clásica de San Sebastián. The Recon Ride previews the action, with some help from cycling journo Dave Everett and race contender Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 21 Preview

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Stage 21: Sèvres › Paris – 109.5km Chris Froome may have effectively sealed his 2015 Tour de France win, but the race reaches its official conclusion in Paris on Stage 21. Only 109.5km in total, the pack starts in Sèvres and then rides about 40km into Paris, where they begin ten laps Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 20 Preview

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Stage 20: Modane Valfréjus › Alpe d’Huez – 110.5km Stage 20 is the Tour’s final mountain stage, and the only stage in the race to feature two HC-rated climbs. Those two uphill tests are the only categorized climbs on the day, but they’re plenty challenging by themselves. It’s a very short Read More →