Tag Archives: Sylvain Chavanel

The Sticky Bidon – July 7, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, July 7, 2011 Chavanel: "I was close to abandoning" Tour de France Pro Bike: Sylvain Chavanel’s Eddy Merckx EMX-5 Cipollini: Cavendish still has a lot to learn TdF ’11 – Free Advice : Red Kite Prayer Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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2011 Tour de France Preview – France

Pavé would like to thank Handspun and Clément for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Vive la Belle France! With its beautiful mountains, sunflowers, history, many revolutions, and deep history of bicycle racing, Tour de France is the best showcase of the fortunes of the country of France, its people, and perhaps … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – June 8, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 8, 2011 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré stage 3 photos by Graham Watson Chavenel and Boonen to continue Tour buildup at Tour de Suisse Spotted: BMC’s new time trial machine at the Dauphine Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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The Sticky Bidon – June 1, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 1, 2011 Possible end to Traksel's career Pro Bikes: Three U.S. pro time trial machines Chavanel Hopes Altitude Work Pays Off At Tour De France Geox TMC tries to take positives from Giro d’Italia performance Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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The French Shall Rise Again

  If you started to follow professional cycling in the post-Festina era, there are a few truthisms that are universally-accepted: Cipo is the manliest man alive.  His caveman-like exterior hides only a caveman-like mind and intelligence. Ullrich shall always be out of shape up to and including the first lumpy stage of le Tour. French … Continue reading

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At the Quick Step-Innergetic Dinner Table

Last Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix was the first edition that Patrick Lefevere’s Quick Step-Innergetic team failed to net a single rider in the top ten since its inception in 2001, when they split from the powerhouse Mapei team.  In its lifetime, it has won Paris-Roubaix in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, and 2009 – the last three with their superstar Tom … Continue reading

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