Eneco Tour 2016 Preview

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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

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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 →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal 2016 Preview

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With Québec done and dusted the WorldTour’s Canadian campaign heads to Montréal for a slightly more challenging race. A bit friendlier to long-range attacks than it’s Québec counterpart, the event has delivered plenty of excitement in recent years and there’s little reason to expect this year’s edition to be any Read More →

Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 21 Preview

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Stage 21: Las Rozas › Madrid – 104.8km The Vuelta’s final stage is one for the sprinters. The topography offers very little in the way of launching pads for any enterprising attackers. The peloton will get off to a slow start, but the pace should be quite high on the Madrid Read More →

Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 20 Preview

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Stage 20: Benidorm › Alto de Aitana – 193.2km It’s time for the final mountain stage of the 2016 Vuelta. The profile doesn’t disappoint. Saturday’s 193.2km trek throws one Cat. 2 after another at the peloton over the course of the afternoon to wear the riders down before a grueling final Read More →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec 2016 Preview

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The Vuelta is in its final week, which means it’s time for a weekend of excellent one-day racing thousands of miles away. The Canadian GPs get underway Friday with the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. The Route The “easier” of the two Québecois classics, the Quebec City race is a Read More →