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 →

Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 19 Preview


Stage 19: Xàbia › Calp 37km Friday’s stage will be one of the most important of the Vuelta, because two riders currently sitting in the top 5 overall are far better against the clock than their three rivals at the top. At 37km, the TT is long enough for time Read More →

Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 18 Preview


Stage 18: Requena › Gandía – 200.6km Stage 18 is reminiscent of Stage 16, with a profile that involves a lot of descending and a flat finish. The parcours should be forgiving enough to allow the sprinters a shot at the stage win, which would make the outcome reminiscent of Read More →

Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 17 Preview


Stage 17: Castellón › Llucena – 177.5km The Vuelta peloton gets a rude welcome in its return from a rest day. Wednesday’s stage is one for the climbers, with two early Cat. 2s, a Cat. 3 whose official length of 11.2km ignores an uphill lead-in of several kilometers, and a very Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Vuelta a España 2016, Part III


Episode 55: Vuelta a España 2016 Show, Part III The podcast discusses the current state of affairs at the Vuelta, and how things might change on the road to Madrid. Dane Cash and Cosmo Catalano, with some help from Felix Lowe, take a look at the storylines in Spain and cast Read More →