Monthly Archives: July 2011

2011 Tour de France – Stage 21 Wrap-up

Stage 21 from Creteil to Paris marked the end of the Tour de France. Going in to the stage, every major classification – general, young rider, team and mountain – was finalized, save the points classification. HTC-Highroad’s Mark Cavendish entered the stage 15 points ahead of Movistar’s JJ Rojas, which meant that while Cadel Evans … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 20 Wrap-up

Going into today’s Stage 20, the names Fignon and Lemond were on everyone’s mind, as people pondered whether Leopard-Trek’s Andy Schleck would fall, Fignon style, to BMC’s Cadel Evans by the scantest of margins in this final individual time trial. As predicted, Schleck did lose the yellow jersey to Evans, but not by the handful … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – July 22, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, July 22, 2011 Pierre Rolland: “He told me: ‘Play your card, go get the white jersey.’” Boulder Report » Blog Archive » A Throwback Tour | Bicycling.com What happened to Cadel’s bike in Friday’s stage? Tour Pro Bike: Johnny Hoogerland’s Ridley Helium Seen any cool links we missed? … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 20 Preview

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   For a preview of tomorrow’s time trial, head here to read my latest piece for Bicycling.com. For obvious reasons, I can’t reproduce the text here, but I think you’ll find it informative nonetheless. (And yes, … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 19 Wrap-Up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Today’s 108km stage 19 was billed as a mountain sprint. True to form, the first 14km saw some furious racing before a big breakaway went away. They didn’t last long, though, as Alberto Contador lit up … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – July 21, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, July 21, 2011 VIDEO: Quick Step moves mattresses every day Voeckler Makes It Twenty Days In The Yellow Jersey Tour de France: Bernard Hinault and Greg LeMond's Alpe d’Huez duel was the highlight of greatest ever Tour Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments … Continue reading

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