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Quick-Step Announces Teams for Belgian Openers

Here’s a press release we received from Team Quick-Step with rosters for this weekend’s Belgian semi-classics. Come back soon for our Special Belgian Weekend Preview. Yesterday, riders from the Quick-Step Cycling Team performed reconnaissance on the route for the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the opening race on the Belgian cycling calendar. The team riders pedaled for … Continue reading

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2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview: Quick Step

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport.  Yesterday we covered teams at 15 and 16. #14 – Quick Step I hate to say it, but Quick Step’s not even the best team in Belgium anymore.  Thanks to Philippe Gilbert, Jurgen Van den Broeck, and … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – January 26, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, January 26, 2011 Doping: Alberto Contador officially suspended Is the Vuelta an option for Contador? Depends on which date ban would begin Lowe Point for Garmin Flanders and Paris-Roubaix on radar for Taylor Phinney as he mulls run at Olympic TT Pro Bike: Tom Boonen's Quick Step Eddy … Continue reading

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We interrupt this otherwise ordinary Friday night to bring you this breaking news. If we understand this new information correctly, Belgian cycling star Tom Boonen plans to target this year’s Spring Classics. That’s according to Velo Nation. We here at Pavé will bring you more on that story as it develops.

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #16

#16 – Team Quick Step (Preview Ranking: #12) What We Said: It’s not good when your top Grand Tour rider’s name is Kevin Seeldraeyers.  No offense to the guy, but one top-15 finish in a Grand Tour is hardly anything to write home about—especially when you’re from Belgium, a country not known (at least lately) … Continue reading

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