The Recon Ride Podcast: Volta a Catalunya 2016

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Episode 35: Volta a Catalunya 2016 Pre-race Show The podcast previews the 2016 Volta a Catalunya, which boasts one of the strongest startlists in recent memory. The Classics may be in full swing now that Milano-Sanremo is in the bag, but some of cycling’s biggest GC stars will be busy doing Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 6 Preview

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Stage 6: Córdoba › Sierra de Cazorla – 200.3km The Vuelta peloton will be tested with another uphill finish on Stage 6, and it should be a real challenge despite there being just two Cat. 3 climbs the menu. It’s not a short stage at 200 kilometers and the finale will Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 4 Preview

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Stage 4: Estepona › Vejer de la Frontera – 209.6km A cursory glance at the Stage 4 profile might lead you to expect a big bunch sprint at the end of the day. But take a closer look at the last 5km and it should be clear that the heavyweight Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 2 Preview

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Stage 2: Alhaurín de la Torre › Caminito del Rey – 158.7km After a strange opening TTT without GC implications, the Vuelta a España kicks off in earnest on Sunday’s Stage 2. At 158.7 kilometers, Stage 2 is a short one, but a sting in the tail will bring the Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 3 Preview

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Stage 3: Antwerp › Huy – 159.5km Following a thrilling Stage 2 that, despite it’s Greipel-won sprint finale, saw several GC contenders lose chunks of time, the Tour de France will throw another stage with potential GC implications at the peloton early on in the race. The Tour may be Read More →

Volta a Catalunya 2015: Stage 5 Preview

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Stage 5: Alp › Valls – 195.4 km After a few days of mountain climbs, punctuated by Tejay van Garderen’s emphatic stage win at the La Molina ski resort on Stage 4, the Volta a Catalunya heads back towards sea level on Stage 5. The first half of the day comprises Read More →