Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Sticky Bidon – August 19, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 19, 2011 Lefevere disillusioned with Gilbert and agent after unsuccessful contract talks Van den Broeck chooses Lotto Paralympic Cyclist Simon Richardson Critical After Hit-and-run VeloNews Coors Classic covers Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Weekend Preview: The Vuelta Begins

The Vuelta a España begins on Saturday. Like last year, it opens with a short and sweet Team Time Trial – 13.5 kilometers through Benidorm. This opening TTT is not where the race can be won, but it can be lost for a GC contender if his team’s performance puts him behind the 8-ball too … Continue reading

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2011 Vuelta: Up-and-Comers

This year’s Vuelta is ripe with young talent – some getting a shot at Grand Tour success, and others being put in in the hopes that they’ll gain a bit of experience that will aid their racing come 2012. Let’s take a look at some of the youths we’ve got our eye on: Dan Martin: … Continue reading

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Discuss: Gilbert to BMC – Is It Getting Crowded?

BMC finally confirmed the transfer rumor that many people had long expected – that Cavendish has signed with Sky. Just kidding! They announced that Phillipe Gilbert has signed with BMC. He joins reigning Tour champion Cadel Evans, and reigning World Champion Thor Hushovd.  Is it getting a bit crowded at BMC? Evans reminded the media that … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 18, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 18, 2011 Voeckler beaten by horse Garmin Brings Power to the People with Vector PEZ Reviews: Castelli's Sanremo Speedsuit Cancellara in hospital for 6 hours due to bee string Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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2011 Vuelta a Espana – On the Hot Seat

Since its move to be the last Grand Tour of the season, the Vuelta has had the perhaps-unenviable position as the GT of last resort. It’s a last chance for GC contenders, teams, sprinters, and stage-hunters alike to pull in results. Its schedule just ahead of the World Championships also serve as a springboard for … Continue reading

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