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Vuelta: Worlds Preparation Gone Awry

This Vuelta appears to have been anything but a good warm-up and form-check for the upcoming pancake-flat Worlds. While the use of statistics is severely limited in cycling, the form requirements for major races lend them well to certain preparation. Last year, Jeremy took a look at the previous ten years of World Championship victories, … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Sprinter Check-up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France Prior to the 2011 Tour de France, we were asking ourselves some questions about what we could expect from the fast finishers in this year’s edition. Would Mark Cavendish continue his reign of terror? Could perennial … Continue reading

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Hushovd, Farrar, & Haussler – Is Garmin’s Tour Picture Becoming More Clear?

  With Thor Hushovd’s win Tuesday at the Tour de Suisse and Tyler Farrar’s relatively anonymous showing at the Criterium du Dauphiné, is it safe to expect Thor to be Garmin-Cervelo’s protected sprint captain in France? Heinrich Haussler’s just been announced as not riding–is Garmin-Cervelo’s murky Tour roster getting a bit more clear? Share your … Continue reading

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2011 Ghent-Wevelgem – Preview

  Thanks to its newer spot on the calendar—and a longer, hillier parcours—Ghent-Wevelgem is now the more popular dress rehearsal for next Sunday’s Tour of Flanders. With many of the Ronde’s top favorites using Ghent-Wevelgem as their final warm-up, I expect we’ll seen one of the most star-studded and competitive events in years. Let’s take … Continue reading

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Questions for the Classics РGarmin-Cerv̩lo?

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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Midweek Roundup: Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico

  Today’s action at Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice both saw exciting racing. Tyler Farrar won Stage 2 of Tirreno-Adriatico in a sprint that demonstrated Garmin-Cervelo’s progress with sprint trains. Farrar’s earned solid palmares as a field sprinter, but is more acquainted with the lower steps of the podium – often, somebody is able to get around … Continue reading

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