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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: BMC

Team BMC comes to the 2012 Tour de France with a simple goal: win the race. With defending champion Cadel Evans healthy, confident, and fit, the team has a very good chance to do so. Few changes have been made from last year’s squad. Tejay Van Garderen has been signed to help Evans in the … Continue reading

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Discuss: Gilbert to BMC – Is It Getting Crowded?

BMC finally confirmed the transfer rumor that many people had long expected – that Cavendish has signed with Sky. Just kidding! They announced that Phillipe Gilbert has signed with BMC. He joins reigning Tour champion Cadel Evans, and reigning World Champion Thor Hushovd.  Is it getting a bit crowded at BMC? Evans reminded the media that … Continue reading

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Thor Hushovd to BMC – My (Quick) Two Cents

  It has just been announced that Thor Hushovd has signed with BMC for the next three years, an interesting move that has several possible implications. Here are two quick thoughts: 1. How does Thor’s signing affect BMC’s long-rumored acquisition of Philippe Gilbert? While not as expensive as Gilbert, Thor likely didn’t come cheap; one … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Losers

Yesterday we covered the Winners from the 2011 Tour de France—here’s a look at the Losers. 1. Without a doubt the biggest loser of the 2011 Tour de France is the now 3-time runner-up, Andy Schleck. From the first week, Schleck looked a step below the men challenging him for victory in this year’s race. … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 12 Wrap-up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France   The overall picture of the 2011 Tour de France became a bit more clear during today’s Stage 12. But even after 211 kilometers and three major cols, we’re still nowhere near having any idea who … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 2 Wrap-up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Initially, stage 2′s 23kilometer team time trial wasn’t an enormous opportunity for Tour hopefuls to gather good results – it wasn’t long enough for dedicated TTT teams to really gain considerable ground in the General Classification. … Continue reading

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