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2011 Tour de France Preview – Great Britain & Ireland

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Great Britain has started to become a force on the road in particular two areas, Sprinting and Time Trails. This year the British riders have brought two from each discipline, and one really consistent all rounder. … Continue reading

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Cobbles-Tech: Rich’s Paris-Roubaix Challenge Bike

Editors note: Rich is riding the Paris-Roubaix Challenge, a sportive sponsored by the organizer of Paris-Roubaix, ASO. It’s 137km long, and runs over many of the same pavé sectors as the pros will be riding Sunday. We asked Rich to tell us a little about the bike he’s planning on using, and will check back … Continue reading

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Tour of Flanders (de Ronde van Vlaanderen): The Contenders

Thanks to last weekend’s racing at E3 Prijs & Gent ~ Wevelgem the two favourites like cream have risen to the top. The way in which they won typically are the only two ways you can win a race, either from a daring breakaway or a bunch gallop. I figure that Cancellara must be a … Continue reading

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Garmin/Pearl Izumi – Much Ado About a Skinsuit?

So Garmin are in a little bit of hot water with Pearl Izumi as it looks like the now infamous “winged” skinsuit prototypes have not been returned. (I’m bet this was just an error in the laundry department; they are probably “lost in the wash”—no doubt to make a reappearance soon.) Obviously, with the announcement … Continue reading

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