La Flèche Wallonne 2016 Preview


“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


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 →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Volta a Catalunya 2016


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 20 Preview


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 →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Vuelta a España 2015 Show, Part III


Episode 26: Vuelta a España 2015 Show, Part III The Vuelta a España remains a hotly contested race even into its third week, which gives the Recon Ride plenty to talk about in this third and final Vuelta show. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm take a look Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 16 Preview


Stage 16: Luarca › Ermita de Alba – 185km The Vuelta’s 16th stage will be among the hardest in the race. The road is angled sharply upward or downward for the majority of the day, and the finish is brutal. The stage starts on a climb, the Cat. 3 Alto de Aristébano, Read More →