Tag Archives: Sylvain Chavanel

First Look: Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s 2012 National Champions

Belgium ♥’s Tom If there’s one (two) thing(s) I took away from my visit to Belgium this past April, it’s that Belgium loves Tom Boonen and Omega Pharma-Quick Step. A visit to the Vermarc factory hammered it home – while the bins of Lotto-Belisol apparel overflowed, Omega Pharma-Quick Step kit was nearly on backorder it … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – September 23, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, September 23, 2011 Gilbert: "I have to ride smart and focused" Patrick Lefevere: “I hope Chavanel wins and Gilbert dies on his wheel” 2011 UCI World Road Championships, Junior women and U23 men’s road race photos by Casey B. Gibson Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – August 22, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 22, 2011 Sylvain Chavanel: “In order to win, you have to risk losing” Freire And Rabobank Set To Split? Excerpt: Cycling Heroes—Jan Janssen, Part II : Red Kite Prayer Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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The Sticky Bidon – August 2, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, August 2, 2011 Thomas Voeckler tops European Tour standings despite non-inclusion of Tour performance Stijn Vandenbergh and Martin and Peter Velits to Quick Step for 2012 Sylvain Chavanel re-ups with Quick Step for two more seasons Rolland: The Next Step Is To Win The Tour Lotto: Ridley promises … Continue reading

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First Look – Sylvain Chavanel’s Bastille Day Merckx EMX-5

Just in time for Bastille Day, Sylvain Chavanel received a new Eddy Merckx EMX-5 frame sporting France’s tricolore. From the press release by Quick-Step: For tomorrow “le 14 Juillet“ Sylvain Chavanel has received a special gift. An EMX-5 frame with new graphics in the colours of the French flag, bearing his Nickname, “La Machine”, which … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 7 Wrap-up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Today’s 218-kilometer Stage 7 from Le Mans to Chateauroux was expected to be relatively straightforward compared to what we’ve seen so far in the first week of the 2011 Tour de France. And while the stage … Continue reading

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