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The Sticky Bidon – October 31, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, October 31, 2011 Cavendish wants green before gold Greipel Believes He Could Have Won More Without Gilbert Eddy Merckx Cycles confirms anticipated end of Quick Step partnership Kashechkin delays attempt on world hour record inrng : why I hate cyclocross Why I Love Cyclocross | Boulder Report Seen … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Sprinters, Specialized, & A Funeral

  Here’s this week’s (mini) Monday Musette: 1. With next Sunday’s Paris-Tours looming on the horizon, several sprinters used this past weekend to put the finishing touches on their fitness. Radio Shack’s Robbie McEwen won two stages and the overall at the Circuit Franco-Belge (aka, the Tour de Wallone-Picarde), while Skil-Shimano’s Marcel Kittel took his … Continue reading

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Monday Musette: The World Championships

For today’s Monday Musette, we’ve got the World Championships on our mind. Here’s what we’re chewing on: So, Mark Cavendish is now the road racing World Champion. Those who love to hate Cavendish might have a sour taste in their mouths, but as Fabian Cancellara pointed out in a post-race interview, it was a sprinter’s … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Elite Men’s World Road Race Championship

  This year’s World Championship is expected to be one for the sprinters. A flat course in Copenhagen practically guarantees it. But after many of the sport’s top sprinters have suffered through injury-plagued seasons, is anyone left standing to take advantage of the course? And given that many of the more veteran sprinters seem to … Continue reading

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Vuelta: Worlds Preparation Gone Awry

This Vuelta appears to have been anything but a good warm-up and form-check for the upcoming pancake-flat Worlds. While the use of statistics is severely limited in cycling, the form requirements for major races lend them well to certain preparation. Last year, Jeremy took a look at the previous ten years of World Championship victories, … Continue reading

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Discuss: Cavendish Abandons the Vuelta

The big news from this morning’s Stage 4 of the Vuelta is the abandon of HTC’s Mark Cavendish. Apparently he was suffering a bit too hard to go on – yesterday’s tweet hinted as much but Cavendish is no stranger to riding himself in shape over the first few days of a Grand Tour. There … Continue reading

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