Monthly Archives: September 2009

New Column – Erik’s Wednesday Cross Power Rankings

As the 2009 road season winds its way to a close, it’s time to look ahead to wonders of fall and winter. For many, that means one thing and one thing only: cyclocross. At Pavé, we can’t help but have a crush on the sport—like that cousin you see once in a while at family … Continue reading

Posted in Races | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Monday Mustte – Worlds, UCI Tidbits, Interbike, and a Ride

1. While I can’t say I told you so, I wasn’t surprised to see Cadel Evans finally get the big win he’s so desperately craved. It was a fantastic ride by someone not often known for taking matters into his own hands. With 4 riders in the final lead group of 9, Spain has to … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Worlds Road Race Preview

Worlds Road Race The Start List for Sunday’s Elite Men World Championship Road Race has been finalized, so it’s time for Pavé’s Race Preview. Let’s start at the bottom and work our way up to #1, shall we? Finland (#201)The last rider registered is #201, Jussi Veikkanen. He’s Finland’s lone representative and offers a terrific … Continue reading

Posted in Races | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Worlds ITT Preview

While its Start List isn’t as star-studded as Sunday’s Road Race, tomorrow’s World Championship ITT possesses no shortage of riders capable of winning the Rainbow Skinsuit. Luckily, the list itself is short, making it easy to sort the contenders from the pretenders. Let’s take a look at the 10 whom we feel have the best … Continue reading

Posted in Races | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Musette – Interbike, Di2, and the Vuelta

While we won’t be making the pilgrimage to Vegas this week, we are eagerly awaiting the various reports and eye-candy that make it one of the most fascinating of the year. Here are some things we recommend you check-out: 1. The good folks at IF have posted some pretty interesting photos on their blog about … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weekend Preview – Vuelta and Isbergues

The Vuelta wraps-up this weekend with a flat 27km time trial around the ancient city of Toledo and the traditional final stage into Madrid. Friday’s Stage 19 was supposed to provide a last chance for GC fireworks with a summit finish in La Granja. Unfortunately, more explosions happened off the back of the lead group … Continue reading

Posted in Races | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment