Tag Archives: Belgium

A Visit to Handspun’s Facilities

Recently, I was lucky enough to take a trip to visit one of Pavé’s supporters, Handspun. Handspun is an expert wheelbuilding service that’s a spin-off of one of North America’s major distributors, Quality Bicycle Products. QBP lives in a big warehouse complex outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota – a short ride on a day off for … Continue reading

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Rest Day Review: Handspun’s HED Belgium Wheels

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Even if you’ve been living a sheltered life under some cobbled Flemish hellingen you’ve probably heard that in recent years, many wheel manufacturers have been following HED in offering an array of road wheels and racing … Continue reading

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Why the Scheldeprijs Matters

Editors’ note: Today, Pavé welcomes our new contributor Julius, who offers historical background on Belgium and the races we’ve come to know and love. It’s easy to imagine Flanders as a magical place where there are bicycle races of all types all year long, where the hardmen on two wheels can always mooch some free … Continue reading

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Letters from Abroad – Peter’s Cancellara Moment

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. 28 March 2011 – Oostkamp, Belgium That was … Continue reading

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Letters from Abroad – A Belgian Sense of Direction

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. 14 March 2011 – Oostkamp, Belgium At the … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Wrap-Up

Sunday saw the seventh and penultimate round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Pont-Chateau, with Neils Albert – having won the Belgian Championship last week, and wearing the white jersey of the World Cup leader – looking to cement his lead. Continue reading

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