Tirreno-Adriatico 2016 Preview

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Quite a collection talented riders is headed to Tirreno-Adriatico this week to hunt for results – and the race’s famed golden trident trophy – along the road from one side of Italy to the other. A balanced parcours offers something for everyone in the country’s first big stage race of the Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Tirreno-Adriatico 2016

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Episode 33: Tirreno-Adriatico 2016 Pre-race Show The podcast takes a closer look at the third WorldTour race of the season, Italy’s Tirreno-Adriatico. Though some big names are in France for Paris-Nice, plenty of other stars are headed to Italy to kick off their European WorldTour campaigns at Tirreno-Adriatico. The Recon Read More →

Il Lombardia 2015 Preview

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Il Lombardia, the final race of the 2015 WorldTour, kicks of Sunday in Bergamo, Italy. 245 kilometers of up and down in Italy’s Lombardy region, Il Lombardia (formerly known as the Giro di Lombardia) is the last of the five Monument Classics on the cycling calendar. The organizers have tinkered with Read More →

Tour de France 2015 Preview

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The 2015 Tour de France is about to get underway, with the peloton set for a Dutch Grand Départ in the Netherlands this weekend. A quick time trial and then a few days of Classics-style racing will give way to several days for the sprinters and more versatile stagehunters before Read More →

Critérium du Dauphiné 2015 Preview

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The Dauphiné marks the arrival of “Tour de France season,” drawing an always impressive startlist of top Tour talent hoping for a final tuneup before La Grande Boucle. The big names and mountainous parcours should make this year’s edition of the race a worthwhile attraction. The Route The 2015 Dauphiné Read More →

Tour de Romandie 2015 Preview

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The Classics are in the rearview mirror but the WorldTour drives on, with the Tour of Romandie the next race on the docket. A six-stage event in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, Romandie has drawn an excellent startlist of big GC names to race its scenic parcours (said scenery one Read More →