World Championships 2015: Individual Time Trial Preview

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With the World Championships well underway, the elite men’s individual time trial title is up for grabs in Richmond. Bradley Wiggins is not around to defend his rainbow jersey, but there are plenty of chrono specialists looking to succeed him as the world champ. The Route The lion’s share of the 53km Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 17 Preview

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Stage 17: Burgos › Burgos – 38.7km (ITT) For the powerful engines in the Vuelta peloton who have been struggling in the mountains, the Stage 17 time trial, likely to play a pivotal role in deciding the overall winner of the race, is just what the doctor ordered. 38.7 kilometers Read More →

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

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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 →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 1 Preview

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Stage 1 (ITT): Utrecht > Utrecht – 13.8km The Tour de France gets underway with a flat 13.8-kilometer time trial in Utrecht. It’s a little longer than a traditional prologue, but still short enough that those riders with a bit of pop could enjoy a chance to churn out a Read More →

World Championships 2014: Individual Time Trial Preview

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Most major time trials take place in the middle of stage races, when riders have already put a lot of mileage into their legs and may be facing more in the days that follow. The Worlds ITT, however, takes away those complicating factors and allows the chrono specialists to face a standalone challenge. The Read More →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal 2014 Preview

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The first of the Canadian WorldTour events is in the books, and now it’s on to Montreal. Another urban circuit race, the GP Montreal shares a hilly profile with its sister race in Quebec and, often, many of the same riders who shine in one do well in the other, but Read More →