Monthly Archives: September 2010

World Champ By Numbers

Picking favorites for a one day race like the World Championships is tricky.  A cyclist who performs well in late August/early September may be totally out of shape come October.  Riding on to the podium of a race like the Vuelta will leave you in peak condition, but what sort of impact will three weeks of … Continue reading

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Domestic Cyclocross Report and Power Ranking – Week #2

Vegas, Baby! The spectacle that has become CrossVegas enjoyed one of the deepest fields ever seen on US soil last Wednesday—and lived-up to all the hype. A ridiculously large and powerful field came down to one of the closest sprint finishes ever seen in a cross race, with Francis Mourey coming out on top—continuing his … Continue reading

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World Championship Preview – Elite Men’s Time Trial

Here’s a run-down of our top favorites for Thursday’s World Championship time trail from Melbourne, Australia.  Share your comments and picks below. 5-Stone Favorites Fabian Cancellara The last few weeks haven’t exactly gone as planned for Switzerland’s Fabian Cancellara He failed to finish the year’s Vuelta a Espana—much to the disappointment of team management—and was … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – A Closer Look

Editor’s Note: In today’s Monday Musette, Mattio takes “A Closer Look at Stage 19 of the Vuelta”, a stage that might prove to have been a good indicator of who will be wearing the rainbow jersey six days from now. On paper, Stage 19 of the Vuelta looked like just another sprint finish.  However, the … Continue reading

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2010 Vuelta – Winners & Losers

The season’s third and final grand tour came down to the wire, ending what might have been one of the most competitive grand tour seasons in recent memory.  Before we all turn our attention to Worlds and the fall classics, here’s a rundown of the race’s winners and losers. Winners: Vincenzo Nibali Nibali iced the … Continue reading

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2010 Cyclocross Preview – 7 Women to Watch

We’ve spent the majority of our time covering the male side of things over the past two weeks—now it’s time for the ladies! Here are 7 women to watch this ‘cross season: Marianne Vos Clearly Marianne Vos is the woman to beat. While some say Katie Compton is the best female cross racer in the … Continue reading

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