Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Sticky Bidon – January 31, 2011

The Katusha Focus Izalco is still my favorite team frame this season, but this has a certain appeal as well… Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, January 31, 2011 Pegasus grounded as Continental license denied 2011: 14 runners Pegasus still without contracts – Cyclism'Actu Contador recurre a la 'teoría del beso de Gasquet' | … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Cross, Cobbles, & Coaching

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. This weekend’s World Cyclocross Championships have come and gone, and while I’ll leave the bulk of the commentary to Mattio, I do have two comments. First of all, winless this weekend, Belgium has been shut out at Worlds for the second-consecutive year.  Pre-race favorite Niels Albert was nowhere to … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – January 28, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, January 28, 2011 Alberto Contador vows to clear name over proposed one-year doping ban | Sport | The Guardian Schleck prêt à recevoir le maillot jaune – Trek Developing Rival To Specialized's S-Works Roubaix? – BikeRadar Devolder Primed For A Strong Start With Vacansoleil | Muddy … Continue reading

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WWRDN? (What Will Riis Do Now?)

Bjarne Riis just can’t catch a break. First he loses a massive chunk of his team and support staff to LEOPARD TREK, and now he’s poised to lose Alberto Contador for a year due to his positive test for Clenbuterol. What’s a Riis to do? We here at Pavé have a few suggestions: Secretly campaign … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Calabria and Marseille

The European road season begins this weekend with the traditional season openers in Italy and France: the 2.1 Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria and the 1.1 Grand Prix la Marseillaise. A race traditionally known to favor Italian teams, Calabria began earlier today with Lampre’s Daniele Pietropoli taking the stage win over Fabio Taborre (Acqua … Continue reading

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Cyclocross World Championship Preview

Initial reports from St-Wendel in advance of this weekend’s Cyclocross World Championship races are that it will be bitterly cold. If there’s no snow, the frozen ground will be hard and fast. The course does feature some tricky sections – Podium Insight tweeted a picture of reigning champion Zdenek Stybar having a bit of difficulty … Continue reading

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