La Flèche Wallonne 2016 Preview

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“Ardennes Week” is in full swing. The peloton took on the Cauberg this past weekend, which can only mean it’s time for the Mur de Huy this Wednesday… The Route La Flèche Wallonne is surprisingly short, particularly this year, at just 196 kilometers. There are officially 12 climbs on the menu, starting Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Amstel Gold Race + La Flèche Wallonne 2016

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Episode 39: Amstel Gold Race + La Flèche Wallonne 2016 Pre-race Show “Ardennes Week” kicks off Sunday at the Amstel Gold Race, and continues with La Flèche Wallonne Wednesday. The podcast covers both races with a double-header pre-race show. The Recon Ride dives into two races this week: Dane Cash and Read More →

Tirreno-Adriatico 2016 Preview

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Quite a collection talented riders is headed to Tirreno-Adriatico this week to hunt for results – and the race’s famed golden trident trophy – along the road from one side of Italy to the other. A balanced parcours offers something for everyone in the country’s first big stage race of the Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Tirreno-Adriatico 2016

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Episode 33: Tirreno-Adriatico 2016 Pre-race Show The podcast takes a closer look at the third WorldTour race of the season, Italy’s Tirreno-Adriatico. Though some big names are in France for Paris-Nice, plenty of other stars are headed to Italy to kick off their European WorldTour campaigns at Tirreno-Adriatico. The Recon Read More →

Il Lombardia 2015 Preview

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Il Lombardia, the final race of the 2015 WorldTour, kicks of Sunday in Bergamo, Italy. 245 kilometers of up and down in Italy’s Lombardy region, Il Lombardia (formerly known as the Giro di Lombardia) is the last of the five Monument Classics on the cycling calendar. The organizers have tinkered with Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 20 Preview

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San Lorenzo de El Escorial › Cercedilla – 175.8km Stage 20 will almost certainly be the final stage of the Vuelta with GC implications, and fortunately for anyone hoping for a close fight, the profile should set up a thriller. The road from start in San Lorenzo de El Escorial Read More →