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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: BMC

Team BMC comes to the 2012 Tour de France with a simple goal: win the race. With defending champion Cadel Evans healthy, confident, and fit, the team has a very good chance to do so. Few changes have been made from last year’s squad. Tejay Van Garderen has been signed to help Evans in the … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – October 18, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, October 18, 2011 Watch 2012 Tour de France Route Presentation Live on Cycling.TV TDF: The quick reactions of Gilbert, Evans and Voeckler – Cyclism'Actu Landis On Trial For Hacking Charges | Cyclingnews.com Campagnolo set to release electronic groupset Seen any cool links we missed? Share ’em in a … Continue reading

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Discuss: Gilbert to BMC – Is It Getting Crowded?

BMC finally confirmed the transfer rumor that many people had long expected – that Cavendish has signed with Sky. Just kidding! They announced that Phillipe Gilbert has signed with BMC. He joins reigning Tour champion Cadel Evans, and reigning World Champion Thor Hushovd.  Is it getting a bit crowded at BMC? Evans reminded the media that … Continue reading

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Thor Hushovd to BMC – My (Quick) Two Cents

  It has just been announced that Thor Hushovd has signed with BMC for the next three years, an interesting move that has several possible implications. Here are two quick thoughts: 1. How does Thor’s signing affect BMC’s long-rumored acquisition of Philippe Gilbert? While not as expensive as Gilbert, Thor likely didn’t come cheap; one … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Winners

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   1. For obvious reasons, BMC’s Cadel Evans is the big winner of the Tour de France, winning his first grand tour and most important race since switching from mountain to road over a decade ago. … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 21 Wrap-up

Stage 21 from Creteil to Paris marked the end of the Tour de France. Going in to the stage, every major classification – general, young rider, team and mountain – was finalized, save the points classification. HTC-Highroad’s Mark Cavendish entered the stage 15 points ahead of Movistar’s JJ Rojas, which meant that while Cadel Evans … Continue reading

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