Tag Archives: Chainel

March Team of the Month РFran̤aise des Jeux

Each month, Pavé editors and contributors engage in spirited debate about which team deserves the increasingly prestigious accolade of Team of the Month. Last month, we awarded Team of the Month to Rabobank after a strong performances in races such as the Tour Down Under and Tour of Oman. Their February featured diverse and dominant … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Teams | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

10 in ’11: Riders to watch this Spring – Part 1

Spring! After having spent the winter riding through snow and slush – or even worse, riding on a trainer – Spring never comes soon enough. Not to mention, the proper racing season starts! Nothing against the early season races in Australia and the Middle East, but the road racing season doesn’t really begin until there’s … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Races, Teams | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview – Number 17

For second year running, we’re previewing the the 2011 season with a countdown of the teams we consider to be the top-20 in the sport.  We started yesterday with #’s 20 and 19; and continued earlier today with #18.  Here’s the next team on our list: #17 – FDJ Of all the French teams in … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #12

#12 – BBox – Bouyges Telecom (Preview Ranking: #20) What We Said: If it not for the heroics of Thomas Voeckler and Pierrick Fedrigo in last year’s Tour de France, this team might not be around this year.  Bumped from the Pro Tour after 2009 (although don’t put too much stock in that distinction), Jean-René … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Teams | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments