Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 8 Preview

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Stage 8: Fiuggi › Campitello Matese – 186km After Diego Ulissi’s second victory for Lampre-Merida in three days, the peloton will take on the first Cat. 1 climb of the Giro d’Italia in Stage 8. The 186km journey from Fiuggi to Campitello Matese involves a whole lot of up-and-down, though Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2015 Preview

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The Giro d’Italia kicks of the first three weeks of Grand Tour season this weekend. Last year’s winner Nairo Quintana won’t be at the startline, but the hottest rider of the spring, the best GC rider in recent history and last year’s runner-up will be, along with a host of Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Giro d’Italia 2015 Show, Part I

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Episode 12: Giro d’Italia 2015 Show, Part I The Giro d’Italia is almost here! The Recon Ride offers a boatload of pre-race analysis on the year’s first Grand Tour, with plenty of insight from a few of the riders who will be taking on the race. The 2015 Giro d’Italia Read More →

Volta a Catalunya 2015: Stage 4 Preview

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Stage 4: Tona › La Molina – 188.4 km The Volta saw it’s first serious climbing battle on Stage 3, with Domenico Pozzovivo taking the day after jumping from a small lead group that included Richie Porte and Alberto Contador, among others, with Alejandro Valverde (who had taken a small spill Read More →

Paris-Nice 2015 Preview

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After a February break, WorldTour racing is upon us again. The 73rd running of Paris-Nice brings time trials and high mountains back into play after a year without them. The 2014 edition of the race favored punchy opportunists with a talent for nabbing bonus seconds, but this year’s event will Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Paris-Nice 2015 Pre-race Show

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Episode 2: Paris-Nice 2015 Pre-race Show The WorldTour returns, and so does the Recon Ride, previewing the Race to the Sun. The WorldTour arrives in Europe this Sunday at the 73rd edition of Paris-Nice. After a 2014 parcours that eschewed the time trials and high mountain finishes, the event is returning Read More →