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Dwars door Vlaanderen – 5 Riders to Watch

And it begins… The most wonderful time of the season is once again upon us, starting with tomorrow’s 70th running of Dwars door Vlaanderen. Dwars is a terrific race for many reasons, and it’s always worth watching if you have the time. Here are five riders I’ll be keeping an eye during tomorrow’s event, both … Continue reading

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2011 Dwars door Vlaanderen – What We Noticed

  Welcome back, Nick! With a fantastic win in yesterday’s Dwars door Vlaanderen, Saxo Bank’s Nick Nuyens resurrected a career—and a classics team—that many felt had been left for dead.  Here’s what we noticed: 1. So let me get this straight: Rabobank signed Matti Breschel—last year’s Dwars winner, to replace Nick Nuyens—this year’s Dwars winner. … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – March 23, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, March 23, 2011 Tom Boonen rijdt dit weekend alleen Gent-Wevelgem (Tom Boonen only riding Ghent-Wevelgem this weekend) Sastre: "Iremos al Giro de Italia a por todas" ("We will go to the Giro di Italia for it all") 2011 Dwars door Vlaanderen Part I | Belgium Knee Warmers Scott's … Continue reading

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2011 Dwars door Vlaanderen – Preview

  Since it occurs the Wednesday between Milan-San Remo and the E3 Prijs/Ghent-Wevelgem, Dwars door Vlaanderen is usually a race won by lieutenants, up-and-coming classics riders, and every once in a while, a sprinter. But don’t let that fool you into thinking the 203-kilometer trip from Roeselar to Waregem is an easy day in the … Continue reading

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