Category Archives: Rides

2013 Cyclocross World Championships Preview – Elite Women

Despite having the smallest field of the weekend, the Elite Women’s race is a who’s-who of cross. The cost of traveling to and from Europe has caused issues for several nations, who decided not to send the maximum riders allowed, or none at all. It should come as no surprise that the United States and … Continue reading

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European Cross – Week 13 Preview

There are a ton of races in Europe this weekend, so I will keep the intro short. The Soudal Classics continue in Antwerp as does the Toi Toi Cup in the Czech Republic. France’s national series wraps up on Sunday, while Italy hosts its first UCI race of the season. There are also races in … Continue reading

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Interbike 2011 – Day 1 Quick Hits

Pavé’s Erik Mitchell was present last week in Las Vegas, NV for Interbike. He brings back with him a number of items of interest, including CrossVegas coverage, including a look at the bikes the riders raced on and a very candid interview with Hans Van Kasteren, the Telenet-Fidea team manager. Below are some quick highlights … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Special Wednesday Edition

With so much going on this week, I thought a special edition of the Musette was in order.  Here we go: 1. Tyler Farrar won today’s Scheldeprijs, continuing the fine form he’s displayed so far during this year’s Belgian Classics. It’s Farrar’s second win of the season following his victory in Stage 3a of the … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Paris-Nice Wrap-Up, Sad News from Poland, & One Great Ride

Here’s today’s Monday Musette: 1. Let’s begin with yesterday’s completion of Paris-Nice, where Astana’s Alberto Contador kept his cool to survive an onslaught of attacks from Caisse d’Epargne to win his second Paris-Nice. Give me some credit for predicting the top-3—even though I had Contador and Valverde in the wrong positions. Here’s what we noticed:–Astana … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Weekend Wrap-up, Great Videos, and Two Rides You Should Do

We’ve got a lot to get to today—let’s dive right in!  First, a brief recap of the weekend’s events: 1. While I didn’t come right out and say he would win, give me some credit for indicating that Frantisek Rabon was someone to watch for.  Yes, there were bigger names behind him, but at this … Continue reading

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