Il Lombardia 2016 Preview


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


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 →

Eneco Tour 2016 Preview


The final WorldTour stage race of 2016 is here. The Eneco Tour is a one-weeker for the one-day specialists, with cobbles, crosswinds, and punchy climbs aplenty. With a very strong startlist lining up in the Low Countries this week, this year’s edition of the race should provide plenty of entertainment. Read More →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal 2016 Preview


With Québec done and dusted the WorldTour’s Canadian campaign heads to Montréal for a slightly more challenging race. A bit friendlier to long-range attacks than it’s Québec counterpart, the event has delivered plenty of excitement in recent years and there’s little reason to expect this year’s edition to be any Read More →

Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 21 Preview


Stage 21: Las Rozas › Madrid – 104.8km The Vuelta’s final stage is one for the sprinters. The topography offers very little in the way of launching pads for any enterprising attackers. The peloton will get off to a slow start, but the pace should be quite high on the Madrid Read More →

Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 20 Preview


Stage 20: Benidorm › Alto de Aitana – 193.2km It’s time for the final mountain stage of the 2016 Vuelta. The profile doesn’t disappoint. Saturday’s 193.2km trek throws one Cat. 2 after another at the peloton over the course of the afternoon to wear the riders down before a grueling final Read More →