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Monday Musette – Weekend Wrap-Up

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. It’s only February, but if this past week’s Tour of Oman and Volta ao Algarve are any indicator, 2011 Tour de France is going to be an exciting race with a deep list of contenders.  In winning both races, Rabobank’s Robert Gesink (Oman) and HTC’s Tony Martin demonstrated significant … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Oman, Algarve, Haut Var, Etc.

Here’s a preview of this weekend’s events: 1. At the Tour of Oman, we’ll get another chance to see if Robert Gesink can protect a leader’s jersey in an ITT during tomorrow’s 18.5-kilomter time trial in Al Jissah.  The Dutch climber from Rabobank won today’s Queen Stage atop Jabal al Akhdhar (“Green Mountain”), finishing alone … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Moncoutié, Oman, Algarve, Etc…

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. Lesson #378: Never discount (as I did Friday) David Moncoutié on Mont Faron in the Tour Mediterranéan.  Luckily for me, The Inner Ring had my back, correctly adding the Frenchman to the list of favorites to take the final stage and the overall. As for the rest, Daniel Martin … Continue reading

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