Monthly Archives: May 2011

Rest in Peace, Xavier Tondo

  Not even halfway into the season, and only days after Wouter Weylandt’s tragic death, the cycling world has just lost Xavier Tondo of Team Movistar. Both deaths are shocking, unexpected, and tragic. To many cycling fans, the name Xavier Tondo may seem familiar only because of his recent anti-doping activity wherein he alerted authorities … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – May 20, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, May 20, 2011 Voigt out with broken hand Chicchi admits to hanging from a car Crostis Climb Cut From Giro D'Italia | Cyclingnews.com ATOC Tech: Svein Tuft’s prototype time trial bike Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Weekend Preview – From Italy to Californ-I-A

Pavé would like to thank Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Giro d’Italia.   With the first truly, ferocious weekend of the Giro d’Italia and the exciting conclusion to the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, this weekend offers a feast of exciting racing to fans everywhere. Here’s what to look for when scheduling … Continue reading

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Sprinter Form Check – the Giro d’Italia

Pavé would like to thank Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Giro d’Italia.     The halfway mark of the Giro d’Italia is a good time to check the form of the sprinters as we approach the battle royale of the Tour de France (especially as the top sprinters have bowed out ahead of … Continue reading

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Pro Tech: Levi Leipheimer’s custom Giro Selector helmet

Levi Leipheimer is one of the favorites in today’s Solvang time trial stage of the Tour of California. Will his custom painted Giro Selector be enough to make up the time difference his team mate Chris Horner holds, who we suspect will also be sporting a Selector, albeit a more subdued one?

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Pavé/Laekhouse Cima Coppi Contest

The folks over at Laekhouse have been nice enough to sponsor our coverage of this month’s Giro d’Italia. We’re big fans of their work, and figured there’s nothing like a contest to give a lucky (or perhaps race-savvy) reader an opportunity to win one of their T-Shirts The challenge: pick the winner of the climb … Continue reading

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