Tour de Suisse 2016 Preview


If you only watch bike racing in June for the Tour de France implications, the Critérium du Dauphiné far outweighs the Tour de Suisse with its startlist of potential yellow jersey hopefuls. However, if you can appreciate incredible scenery and a good one-week showdown, the Suisse has plenty to offer. Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Tour de Suisse 2016


Episode 46: Tour de Suisse 2016 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride dives into the Tour de Suisse, the “other” Tour de France tune-up race. Dane Cash and Cosmo Catalano take a closer look at the parcours and the start list of the 2016 Tour de Suisse. Photo by will_cyclist (CC).

Critérium du Dauphiné 2016 Preview


Few one-week stage races consistently draw amazing startlists riding at a very high level of form quite like the Dauphiné. This year’s race is no exception. Most of the big Tour de France contenders will be in attendance to do battle in the Alps. The Route This year’s Critérium du Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Critérium du Dauphiné 2016


Episode 45: Critérium du Dauphine 2016 Pre-race Show With the Giro d’Italia done and dusted, riders are preparing for the Tour de France with the most important “tune-up” race on the calendar. The Recon Ride previews the Critérium du Dauphiné. Some of the biggest names in the pro peloton are headed to Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 20 Preview


Stage 20: Guillestre › Sant’Anna di Vinadio – 134km One last day in the mountains! The GC will be decided Saturday in the Alps across three Cat. 1 ascents and Cat. 3 finale. The climbing starts immediately on a stage that has essentially no flat sections to speak of. The second and third Read More →