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Paris-Roubaix – 2010 Predictions

And you thought I’d leave you without a prediction. In fact, I have two: My heart wants a win for either George Hincapie or Filippo Pozzato, with Hincapie getting the nod because he’s running out of time for it. I want him to win solo, with time to savor the moment. Post-race, we’ll see a … Continue reading

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2009 Preview to the 2010 edition of Paris-Roubaix

Several times over the past few days I have received comments about my Preview of this year’s Paris-Roubaix.  The thing is, I haven’t posted it yet!  I was quite confused until I realized that after last year’s race, I had some fun imagining what a 2010 Roubaix Preview might look like.  Apparently it’s one of … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico

This weekend’s main festivities take place in France and Italy with the conclusion of Paris-Nice and the continuation of Tirreno-Adriatico. So far, the racing’s gone more or less as expected in both events: the Spanish are ruling the Race to the Sun and sprinters and breakaways have traded punches in Tirreno. The current GC in … Continue reading

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No Renaissance for France?

I’m not too proud to admit that I happen to be wrong from time to time. Case in point: during last season’s Tour de France, I did my best to fly the flag for the home team, proclaiming that the 2010 Grand Tour might be the dawn of a renaissance in French cycling. To me, … Continue reading

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Paris-Tours Live Stream

Here’s a link for a live stream of today’s Paris-Tours. Enjoy!

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Paris-Tours Preview

It’s mid-October. Leaves are turning, cyclocross is in full swing, and Lance Armstrong’s already tweeting about the beer he’s drinking. It must be time for France’s fall monument: Paris-Tours. Traditionally known as a sprinter’s classic, Paris-Tours has been known to see its fair share of breakaway winners. In fact, seven of the last ten victors … Continue reading

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