Monthly Archives: August 2009

Monday Musette – Farrar, Hampsten, and Mueslix

1. Congratulations to Tyler Farrar for breaking through with a big win in yesterday’s Vattenfall Cyclassics. It’s a result we’ve been expecting from Farrar, and it followed a solid effort from his Garmin team. With Tom Danielson on form as well, it could be an interesting fall for the boys in blue and orange argyle. … Continue reading

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Another Look at Worlds Qualification

Thank heavens for astute (and polite) readers! As someone commented after Wednesday’s post, I seem to have overlooked something in my discussion of the UCI’s procedure for determining the number of starters for each nation in the Worlds road race. In a nutshell, the UCI World/Pro Tour ranking is only used to determine the first … Continue reading

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Is Worlds a Sham?

In this week’s Monday Musette I mentioned my shock over the fact that traditional cycling nations such as France and the Netherlands will have their numbers reduced in this year’s World Championship road race due to the fact that both nations will—as of August 15th—be outside of the Top-10 in the UCI’s World Rankings. Now, … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Danielson, Worlds, and Reading

Here’s a round-up of some of the most important news from the past few days: 1. In case you were wondering about that high-pitched squeal echoing through the atmosphere on Saturday afternoon, it was Jonathan Vaughters getting positively giddy about Tom Danielson winning a bike race. (I wonder if JV dropped his designer specs.) Anyway, … Continue reading

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An Equipment Appetizer – Wheels and Tires

We have yet to spend a significant amount of time at Pavé discussing equipment. Over the next several weeks though, one of the new projects we’ll be unveiling will give everyone reason to get excited about some new (and old) products for the roads we all love to ride. For now, I thought we would … Continue reading

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Embrocation’s New Website

Our friends over at Embrocation have just launched their new and improved website featuring expanded content and columns from folks like yours truly. Be sure to add this link to wherever you add them. And you can read my first submission here. That said, I’d love to hear your submission suggestions. What would you like … Continue reading

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