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The Sticky Bidon – April 18, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 18, 2011 Ryder Hesjedal get off with stomach problems: "If you gotta go, you must go" Teams Walk Out Of UCI Meeting Over Race Radio Ban Never Mind All That | Boulder Report SCHLECKINO. No regrets, at least I tried Seen any cool links we missed? Share … Continue reading

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2011 Criterium International – Mini-Preview

  The Criterium International is a three-stage, two-day race offering stage racers and all-rounder’s a chance to score nice mid-sized win all in one weekend. Saturday’s Stage 1 is a hilly affair with a summit finish atop the l’Ospedale that will pit the day’s breakaway against teams looking to launch patient climbers. Stages 2 and … Continue reading

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2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview: Leopard Trek

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport. Earlier today, we covered Team #2: HTC-High Road. Here’s the #1 team for 2011. #1 – Leopard Trek For the second year in a row, Team Saxo Bank is the #1 team in our Season Preview. Well, … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #1

#1 – Team Saxo Bank (Preview Ranking: #1) What We Said: And last, but certainly not least, Saxo Bank earns the title as Pavé’s #1 Team for 2010. With several riders capable of winning multiple classics, stage races, and Grand Tours, there’s really no better choice. Skipping over Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico—races Saxo certainly has riders … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Moreno, Meeusen, Marianne, Medals, and a Miscarriage of Justice.

1. Was there something contagious in the  Italian water this past week? Moreno Argentin followed Mario Cipollini’s comments about the de-machoing of cycling with his own, saying “A lot of people aren’t hungry for success,” and accusing both Alberto Contador and the UCI of being spineless and soft. He also said that both Contador and … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France – Stage 20 Wrap-Up

Admit it—you’re bit sad. The greatest Tour in over a decade wrapped-up today with it’s usual high-speed promenade around the Champs-Elysées, bringing to a close the 5th-closest Tour de France in the event’s 100-plus year history. Mark Cavendish took the day’s honors—his 5th win of this year’s event—and in doing so brought himself tantalizingly close … Continue reading

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