Gent-Wevelgem 2016 Preview

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You can check out my preview of Gent-Wevelgem (including the women’s race!) over at VeloNews… Though if you’re just looking for a men’s race Top 10, here’s how I see it playing out. VeloHuman’s Top 10 Race Favorites Winner: Alexander Kristoff Podium: André Greipel, Arnaud Démare Other Top Contenders: Peter Sagan, Read More →

Milano-Sanremo 2016 Preview

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The 107th edition of Milano-Sanremo gets underway Saturday. 291 kilometers of racing through north-western Italy, the event is a classic in every sense of the word, but unique among the classics in its appeal to sprinters and hardmen alike. The Route This year’s Milano-Sanremo route sticks to the recent formula: Read More →

World Championships 2015: Road Race Preview

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The Richmond World Championships week concludes with the elite men’s road race, which will decide who earns the right to rainbow stripes for the next 12 months. It’s been a long stretch of post-Tour of tune-up races, but it’s time for the international peloton to put it on the line Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 18 Preview

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Stage 18: Roa › Riaza 204km There are just four stages left in the 2015 Vuelta a España, and only three of them have climbs to speak of: anyone who isn’t satisfied with their GC position thus far has to put it all on the line in the next few Read More →

GP Ouest-France 2015 Preview

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The WorldTour heads to the Brittany region this weekend for the GP Ouest France. The hilly circuit race is often known by its former name, the GP Plouay, or simply as “Plouay,” the small Breton town where the race starts and finishes (the most recent Recon Ride episode covers this topic, among many others, in Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: GP Ouest-France 2015 Pre-race Show

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Episode 24: GP Ouest-France 2015 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride takes on the GP Ouest-France, the always-exciting circuit race that starts and finishes in the small Breton town of Plouay, with some help from Giacomo Nizzolo. One of the more underrated events on the WorldTour calendar, Plouay’s GP Ouest-France usually Read More →