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E3 Harelbeke – Three Riders to Watch

Not much time today, but here are the three riders I see as having the best chances of keeping the defending E3 champ’s feet (and perhaps more importantly, hands) off the podium tomorrow. Sep Vanmarcke (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) If his performances in the Omloop and Strade Bianche are any indication, Vanmarcke is ready to dominate the … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal

  Does anyone else feel that Ghent-Wevelgem’s move to the Sunday before Flanders has left a gaping hole in the middle of the week between the Ronde and Roubaix? Ghent-Wevelgem used to be the perfect mid-Monument event, keeping the excitement high, the anticipation peaked, and offering the possibility for some intense racing from those teams … Continue reading

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2011 E3 Prijs Vlaanderen – Preview

  Last year, we wondered how Ghent-Wevelgem’s move to the Sunday before Flanders would affect Harelbeke’s E3 Prijs Vlaanderen. This year, we’re starting to get our answer. Tom Boonen, Filippo Pozzato, as well as the entire BMC and Sky teams have opted-out of this year’s edition, causing many to wonder just how long this terrific … Continue reading

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Boonen Skips E3 Prijs for Ghent-Wevelgem – A Good Call?

Last night, we received this press from Quick-Step regarding their rosters for this weekend’s races. Share your comments below. 23-Mar-2011: Quick-Step Cycling Team will be lining up this weekend at the E3 Prijs Vlaanderen and Gent-Wevelgem, with two squads ready to rumble. Tom Boonen will be participating in the Gent-Wevelgem. “We chose this option because … Continue reading

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Questions for the Classics – Vacansoleil?

As we get set to begin the Spring Classics with Saturday’s running of the 102nd Milan-San Remo, it’s the perfect time examine some of the important questions facing the major riders and teams during this year’s spring campaign. As each question is posted, feel free to share your opinions, insights, and predictions as comments—your commentary … Continue reading

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