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March Rider of the Month – Matthew Goss

Each month, Pavé editors argue late into the night about riders and teams who have excelled in the previous month. February saw Rabobank and Robert Gesink take the honors, and earlier this week, we crowned Francaise des Jeux an unlikely but deserving Team of the Month. For March, Pavé has decided that the rider most … Continue reading

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March Team of the Month РFran̤aise des Jeux

Each month, Pavé editors and contributors engage in spirited debate about which team deserves the increasingly prestigious accolade of Team of the Month. Last month, we awarded Team of the Month to Rabobank after a strong performances in races such as the Tour Down Under and Tour of Oman. Their February featured diverse and dominant … Continue reading

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February’s Rider of the Month – Robert Gesink

In conjunction with the new ‘Team of the Month‘ feature,  Pavé will also be selecting riders who have excelled during the previous month to be named the Pavé Rider of the Month. For February, this title is deservedly awarded to Robert Gesink of Rabobank. Gesink delivered an astoundingly good performance at the Tour of Oman, winning … Continue reading

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Will the UCI Kill the Radio Star?

As the radio ban debate is taking full flight at the moment, two opposing parties have been set; The UCI with their desire to rid the peloton of radio equipment, and the riders, teams and most cycling fans who feel that radio’s play a key part in professional cycling. The UCI’s argument was first implemented … Continue reading

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Dugast Rhino/Pipistrello Hybrid!

From Marianne Vos’s bike at WC Pont-Château. These look like the absolute pinnacle of cyclocross tires. It’s like putting The Stooges “Raw Power” and Black Flag’s “My War” on a rim. Pics courtesy of Gregg Germer at

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