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 →

Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 21 Preview

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Stage 21: Torino › Milano – 185km With Fabio Aru’s Stage 20 victory closing out the climber-oriented days of the 2015 Giro d’Italia, just one stage remains in the race. Stage 21 is pan-flat from the start in Turin to the finish in Milan. It’s a profile the sprinters will Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 17 Preview

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Stage 17: Tirano › Lugano – 134km The fact that a climber (like stage winner Mikel Landa) would win Stage 16 was obvious from the profile alone, but the Stage 17 profile could be deceiving. It’s a mostly flat stage, with only a single categorized climb on offer (a very Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 13 Preview

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Stage 13: Montecchio Maggiore › Jesolo – 147km The bunch finally got its act together and reeled in the breakaway riders on Stage 12 to give Philippe Gilbert a win. Anything other than a second straight bunch finish on Stage 13 would be an embarrassment for the sprinters’ teams. The Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 10 Preview

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Stage 10: Civitanova Marche › Forlì – 200km The peloton has now had its first official rest day, but Stage 10 should give at least the GC riders another relaxing day in Italy—the profile is not particularly challenging. The first 100 kilometers of Stage 10 are almost completely flat. The next Read More →