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2016 Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne Preview – Will Kristoff Conquer Kuurne?

The Belgian opening weekend closes tomorrow with the 68th edition of Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. Here’s my list of riders to watch: Last year’s runner-up to Mark Cavendish (whose Dimension Data isn’t racing tomorrow), Katusha’s Alexander Kristoff is the top favorite for tomorrow’s Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. Like last year, Kristoff was nowhere to be seen during today’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. … Continue reading

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2016 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Preview – Will Youth Prevail?

It’s late February, which means I have Andy Williams’ “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” stuck in my head. Yes, dames and heren, it’s time for Het Volk the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the unofficially official start to the season and the first important one-day race on the calendar. Starting and finishing Ghent, “the … Continue reading

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E3 Harelbeke – Three Riders to Watch

Not much time today, but here are the three riders I see as having the best chances of keeping the defending E3 champ’s feet (and perhaps more importantly, hands) off the podium tomorrow. Sep Vanmarcke (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) If his performances in the Omloop and Strade Bianche are any indication, Vanmarcke is ready to dominate the … Continue reading

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2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad – Riders to Watch

One of the best races of the year is finally here. 200km, 11 hills, and 10 cobbled sectors–it’s Omloop time! This year, instead of clogging your Twitter feeds, I’ve decided to post my previews in a familiar place. If you like what you read, you can follow me (@whityost) and the blog (@paveblog) on Twitter. … Continue reading

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Nicolas Bazin Interview

Two years ago the relatively unknown (to American cross fnas) Nicolas Bazin kicked off his cross season in the United States, where he picked up a pair of victories in Vermont and Rochester. Bazin then headed back to Europe where he had mixed success before embarking on a long road season with BigMat-Auber 93. In … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – July 6, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, July 6, 2011 Feillu Says Cavendish Is Arrogant Like Ricco Tour notebook: Ochowicz optimistic, Hesjedal gains time, Getty moto’ booted Alexander Vinokourov to postpone retirement? Make mine a triple: a chat with 1987 Giro-Tour-worlds champion Stephen Roche Carly Hibberd killed after being hit by car Seen any cool … Continue reading

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