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Europcar: (We) Award you no points, and may god have mercy on your soul*

The 2011 Tour de France was animated by Thomas Voeckler’s valiant attempts to cling to the Yellow Jersey he acquired during Stage 9.  Leaving behind their luckless breakaway companions, Voeckler placed second in the stage to Luis Leon Sanchez.  This gave him enough of a time buffer to fight, tooth and nail, for the next … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: Europcar

Just about every French team preview  includes some variation on the line “Team X comes to the Tour de France hoping for a stage win or two and maybe a top-10 GC-placing for Rider Y.” At last year’s Tour de France, Europcar set a new standard with Pierre Rolland winning a stage atop Alpe d’Huez … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – October 25, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, October 25, 2011 UCI Releases Top 15 Teams Toward WorldTour Pro Cycling Teams Face More Trouble Europcar Ready To Recruit More Riders If It Gains WorldTour Status Jean-René Bernadeau: “Luz-Ardiden will stay with me forever” Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in a comment below!

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2011 Tour de France Quick Stats – Europcar

A quick look at the TdF careers of the 2011 Europcar Tour de France Squad

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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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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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