Tour de Suisse 2016 Preview


If you only watch bike racing in June for the Tour de France implications, the Critérium du Dauphiné far outweighs the Tour de Suisse with its startlist of potential yellow jersey hopefuls. However, if you can appreciate incredible scenery and a good one-week showdown, the Suisse has plenty to offer. Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Tour de Suisse 2016


Episode 46: Tour de Suisse 2016 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride dives into the Tour de Suisse, the “other” Tour de France tune-up race. Dane Cash and Cosmo Catalano take a closer look at the parcours and the start list of the 2016 Tour de Suisse. Photo by will_cyclist (CC).

Tour de Suisse 2015 Preview


As the Dauphiné nears its conclusion, a sizeable contingent of cycling’s top stars who aren’t racing in France have made a trip to Switzerland. Nine days in total with flats, hills, mountains, a short ITT, and a long one, the 2015 edition of the Tour de Suisse has something for everyone. The Route Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Tour de Suisse 2015 Pre-race Show


Episode 16: Tour de Suisse 2015 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride takes a closer look at the WorldTour calendar’s last pre-Tour de France event, the Tour de Suisse. Many of cycling’s biggest names are headed to Switzerland to take on the Tour de Suisse. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Read More →

Criterium du Dauphine 2014 and Tour de Suisse 2014 Post-race Impressions: Final Stage Fireworks as Stars Tune Up for July

Chris Froome, Alberto Contador, and Vincenzo Nibali

Takeaways from the Criterium du Dauphine The Dauphine was supposed to be a showdown between Tour favorites Chris Froome, Alberto Contador, Vincenzo Nibali, but other riders decided to crash the party, offering a chance for a number of stars beyond those big names to show off impressive form. At first, it did not Read More →

Tour de Suisse 2014 Preview

Tour de Suisse Mountains

As the Criterium du Dauphine is heading towards its conclusion, the second major Tour de France tuneup race kicks off Saturday: the Tour de Suisse. Much like its French cousin, the Suisse features a diverse array of challenges, with time trials, sprinters’ days, hilly stages, and mountaintop finishes. The good mix of Read More →