Monthly Archives: August 2011

2011 Vuelta: Men of the Hour

This year’s Vuelta is shaping up to be an exciting race. A ripe General Classification battle is set to take place, featuring several big names who were either left out of their teams’ Tour de France selection, or crashed out in the attrition-riddled first half of the race. Let’s take a look at those from … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 17, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 17, 2011 Redant joins UnitedHealthcare as European director Katusha To Bring Pozzato In From The Cold? Degenkolb confirms move to Skil-Shimano Cycling Art Blog: Tour of Utah: Wacky Food Hand Ups Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Pavé’s Vuelta a España Coverage

The 2011 Vuelta a Espana begins Saturday with a team time trial in Benidorm and runs a 3,321 kilometer route through Spain until Sunday, September 11th with a closing stage to Madrid. Though some are too worn out by a long race season to follow the third Grand Tour of the year closely, we here … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 16, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 16, 2011 Leif Hoste being treated for a tear in his brain Mark Cavendish to Team Sky? And Other Tranfer Ruminations Brian Holm signs two year deal with Quick-Step Cycling Team All-in for Geox-TMC at Vuelta Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments … Continue reading

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Revenge at the Vuelta?

Last month, Bradley Wiggins indicated that he would ride the Vuelta a Espana as preparation for the World Championships. It’s hard not to think that he would also be riding it as a bit of season-salvage following a disappointing Tour de France, in which he crashed out with a broken collarbone on Stage 7. A vengeange-fueled … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 15, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 15, 2011 De Gendt extends at Vacansoleil Philippe Gilbert adds Belgian time trial championship to 2011 haul The Group Dynamic : Red Kite Prayer Charles Pelkey Chipin Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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