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2011 Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne – What I Think I Think

We covered Saturday’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad earlier. As for yesterday’s Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne, I think we were treated to more of the race we expected to see. 1. Australia’s Chris Sutton took the biggest win of his career, in my opinion. Yes, he won a stage in the Tour Down Under, but a semi-classic against the likes … Continue reading

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2011 Team-by-Team Season Preview: Garmin-Cervélo

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport. We pick things up today with #5. #5 – Team Garmin-Cervélo With one huge exception, no team made a bigger splash this past off-season than Garmin-Cervélo.  By joining forces with the backbone of the Cervélo TestTeam—a move … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – January 12, 2011

Interesting and/or amusing cycling items from across the Internet, January 12, 2011 Vuelta a Espana 2011 route revealed Ángel Madrazo, The 2011 Tour Down Under Obscure PRO Stybar to miss next world cup race Farrar sprint training Millar on 2011 Vuelta: “modern-looking and very challenging” RadioShack unveils new jersey design for 2011 La Lampre-ISD présente … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #7

#7 – Garmin-Transitions (Preview Ranking: 13) What We Said: While on the rise, Garmin’s still not quite there when compared to the truly elite teams in the sport.  There’s enough potential on the roster to easily make Jonathan Vaughters’ squad one of the top five or six in the world, but until we start seeing … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Spartacus Goes for Five, Kreuziger Targets the Giro

Here’s today’s Monday Musette: 1. Fabian Cancellara says he wants to join the monuments club, setting his 2011 goals as Liege-Bastogne-Liege and the Tour of Lombardy.  Given his history of winning just about whatever one-day event he wants (except Worlds) it seems likely that sooner or later, he’s going to be the first non-Belgian (and … Continue reading

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World Champ By Numbers

Picking favorites for a one day race like the World Championships is tricky.  A cyclist who performs well in late August/early September may be totally out of shape come October.  Riding on to the podium of a race like the Vuelta will leave you in peak condition, but what sort of impact will three weeks of … Continue reading

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