Monthly Archives: August 2011

Thursday Roundup: from Spain to Colorado

With both the Vuelta and the US Pro Cycling Challenge underway, we take a look at the progress made by riders in these two races: The Vuelta has been heating up, with some technical finishes, late climbs, and a full-blown mountain top finish early in the three-week stage race keeping things interesting. The General Classification … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 24, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 24, 2011 Astana announces that Roman Kireyev has retired; Vinokourov appears free to return Holczer Set To Become Katusha Team Manager In 2012 2011 Vuelta a España stage 5 photos by Graham Watson Eddy Merckx launches sports shoes collection Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 23, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 23, 2011 Reports: Leipheimer to Quick Step? UCI awaiting confirmation from Astana team in relation to Vinokourov and Kireyev Cavendish Quits The Vuelta Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Discuss: Cavendish Abandons the Vuelta

The big news from this morning’s Stage 4 of the Vuelta is the abandon of HTC’s Mark Cavendish. Apparently he was suffering a bit too hard to go on – yesterday’s tweet hinted as much but Cavendish is no stranger to riding himself in shape over the first few days of a Grand Tour. There … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 22, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 22, 2011 Sylvain Chavanel: “In order to win, you have to risk losing” Freire And Rabobank Set To Split? Excerpt: Cycling Heroes—Jan Janssen, Part II : Red Kite Prayer Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Monday Musette: Vuelta, Vattenfall, and Crit Victory

This weekend saw four notable races – the first two stages of the Vuelta a España as well as Sunday’s Vattenfall Cyclassics and the USA Pro Criterium National Championships. 1. The Vuelta’s opening Team Time Trial turned out to be a bit harder than it looked on paper, with an early climb of about 200m … Continue reading

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