Paris-Nice 2016 Preview


The 74th edition of Paris-Nice gets underway Saturday, which means that WorldTour racing has arrived in Europe. The startlist may have taken a slight hit in the last few years, but the race still draws plenty of talent—the sprinting field is particularly strong this year, and several top GC names Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Paris-Nice 2016


Episode 32: Paris-Nice 2016 Pre-race Show The 2016 WorldTour has arrived in Europe—Paris-Nice is upon us! The podcast previews the eight-day “Race to the Sun.” Road racing is getting back into full swing, and so is the Recon Ride. Dane Cash and Cosmo Catalano take a closer look at Paris-Nice. Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: GP Québec + GP Montréal 2015 Pre-race Show


Episode 27: GP Québec + GP Montréal 2015 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride delivers a double dose of analysis, the with a pre-race show that takes on the GP Québec and its sister race, the GP Montréal. A few of the top names in attendance offer the insider’s take on North America’s only WorldTour races. Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 18 Preview


Stage 18: Gap › Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne – 186.5km Simon Geschke’s Stage 17 breakaway win concluded just the first of four tough Alpine stages. With another day at the Tour de France comes another day in the mountains. Stage 18 features more categorized climbs (seven in total) than any stage in the Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 17 Preview


Stage 17: Digne-les-Bains › Pra Loup – 161km The first of four challenging days in the Alps, Stage 17 comes on the heels of a rest day (which gave VH and Cyclocosm time to team up for one last Tour de France Recon Ride episode). Hopefully, the riders will have gotten in Read More →

Tour de France 2014 Post-race Impressions: Nibali Dominant, Others Ascendant

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Now that the 2014 Tour de France is officially in the books, there’s time to draw a few conclusions about what we’ve seen. Three weeks of racing offer enough storylines and takeaways for weeks of analysis, but I’ve distilled my impressions down to a select few major observations. A Worthy Read More →