Monthly Archives: July 2011

Voeckler’s Defense: A Roche Retrospective

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France Thomas Voeckler’s teeth-gritting defense of his Yellow Jersey in today’s Stage 18 of the 2011 Tour de France came at a price. Upon crossing the finish line and realizing that he had not allowed Andy Schleck … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 18 Wrap-Up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   Stage 18, the Queen Stage of this year’s Tour de France, was a 6+-hour slugfest over 3 Hors Categorie climbs in the Alps–the Agnel, the Izoard, and finally, the monstrous Galibier. 1. Andy Schleck’s attacked … Continue reading

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Pavé/Laekhouse Galibier Contest

The folks over at Laekhouse have been nice enough to be one of our sponsors for coverage of this month’s Tour de France. 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 … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – July 20, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, July 20, 2011 Soler Leaves Intensive Care Unit Video: Andy Schleck Again Critical Of Tour Descent Thomas Voeckler: "Better than losing 30 seconds clavicle fracture" PICTURE SPECIAL. Snow on the Galibier is 'no problem' Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Discuss: Are the GC cards on the table?

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France With two big mountain stages (18 and 19) and a 42.5km individual time trial all that remains to determine the General Classification of this year’s Tour de France, have we seen all we need to in … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 17 Wrap-up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. After yesterday’s debacle on the Col de Manse, one has to imagine that Andy Schleck was happy to see sunny skies when he awoke this morning for Stage 17 of the Tour de France. After all, … Continue reading

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