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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: Saur-Sojasun

Despite failing to win a stage last year, Saur-Sojasun was likely invited back to this year’s Tour de France for the simple reason that the team contains one of the most promising your French stage racers not named Pierre Rolland. I’m referring of course, to Jerome Coppel. Coppel finished 14th in last year’s Tour de … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Which French team will be the most successful?

Pavé would like to thank Handspun and Clement for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   In a previous post I argued that the French shall rise again–and indeed they are already on their way. But of course, the most relevant measure of any progress is success in their home tour. Which … Continue reading

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