Tag Archives: Ardennes

Philippe Gilbert – Cancellara Part Deux?

  While watching the video of Philippe Gilbert methodically dispatching of Bjorn Leukemans to win Wednesday’s Brabantse Pijl, a thought occurred to me: is Gilbert about to become the Ardennes equivalent of Fabian Cancellara? In other words, has the Belgian displayed such superior form that it will be impossible for him to avoid the stalemate-inducing, … Continue reading

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Letters From Abroad – A Bad Day in the Ardennes

Editor’s Note: Peter Horn is an American racing with the Geox-Fuji Test Team, the amateur development team of Geox-TMC. As Geox-Fuji Test Team’s captain, he’s looking to lead the team to victories in Belgium and around Europe, and help break the team’s riders into the Professional ranks. 11 April 2011 – Oostkamp, Belgium Hopefully this … Continue reading

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Letters From Abroad – Training for the Ardennes

Editor’s Note: Peter Horn is an American racing with the Geox-Fuji Test Team, the amateur development team of Geox-TMC. As Geox-Fuji Test Team’s captain, he’s looking to lead the team to victories in Belgium and around Europe, and help break the team’s riders into the Professional ranks. 4 April 2011 – Oostkamp, Belgium “It says … Continue reading

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Questions for the Classics – Danilo Di Luca?

As we get set to begin the Spring Classics with Saturday’s running of the 102nd Milan-San Remo, it’s the perfect time examine some of the important questions facing the major riders and teams during this year’s spring campaign. As each question is posted, feel free to share your opinions, insights, and predictions as comments—your commentary … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France – Stage 2 Live Blog

Hello everyone and welcome to Stage 2 of the 2010 Tour de France.  Today’s stage featuires 201kms of racing from Brussles to spa, and should be our first chance to see some aggressive racing as the Tour enters the Belgian Ardennes. With 6 climbs on the day, I think we might see a GC contender … Continue reading

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