Il Lombardia 2016 Preview

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Saturday’s long race from Como to Bergamo is the last chance for the climbers to nab a big result this season. Always a scenic event and typically quite entertaining, Il Lombardia should be especially interesting this year as the race looks wide open for the taking. The Route The 2016 edition of Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Il Lombardia 2016

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Episode 58: Il Lombardia 2016 Pre-race Show The final Monument Classic of 2016 is upon us! The Recon Ride previews the usually exciting and always scenic “race of the falling leaves.” Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm take a closer look at Il Lombardia, the last WorldTour event of 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 →

The Recon Ride Powered by VeloNews: Il Lombardia 2015 Pre-race Show

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The Recon Ride joins forces with VeloNews once again, this time to preview the route and the favorites of Il Lombardia — also known as the Giro di Lombardia, the Tour of Lombardy, or even The Race of the Falling Leaves — the final WorldTour event of 2015. Give it Read More →

Rui Costa “Happy” with Time in Rainbow Jersey and Hoping for Another Strong Year to Follow, Off to a Good Start with Podium Performance in Il Lombardia

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After a year in the rainbow stripes, Rui Costa donned Lampre fuschia in today’s Il Lombardia, having handed over his World Championship title to rising star Michal Kwiatkowski in Ponferrada last weekend. The Tour of Lombardy, taking place on Costa’s 28th birthday, proved an excellent opportunity for him to land a nice result: he Read More →