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2011 Tour de France – Stage 18 Wrap-Up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   Stage 18, the Queen Stage of this year’s Tour de France, was a 6+-hour slugfest over 3 Hors Categorie climbs in the Alps–the Agnel, the Izoard, and finally, the monstrous Galibier. 1. Andy Schleck’s attacked … Continue reading

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Tour de Suisse – Preview

  Aside from the grand tours, the Tour de Suisse is probably the most prestigious national tour a rider can add to his resume. At nine days, it’s also one of the longest. And while some recent editions have tended to favor riders of a different sort, this year’s difficult parcours favors a true all-rounder—someone … Continue reading

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2011 Amstel Gold Race – Preview

  Sunday’s Amstel Gold Race officially opens the final week of the Spring Classics with 260 kilometers and 32 smooth, but absurdly steep climbs. The perfect transition from the cobbles to the Ardennes, Amstel offers a last chance for those who missed-out in Flanders and Roubaix, and a first opportunity for those who spent the … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – April 5, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 5, 2011 Big boost for Team Type 1 with Tour de Suisse invite Quiznos race changes name, gets TV deal – USATODAY.com Hydration Is Not a Crime | Boulder Report Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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The Sticky Bidon – April 1, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, March 28, 2011 Guest blogger: Pavé | The Selection inrng : the muur van geraardsbergen, aka the kapelmuur Washington group says bid to host Giro d’Italia start is postponed, not abandoned Leopard-Trek denies ‘fairing’ allegations; says Schleck used ‘Camelbak’ in TT Seen any cool links we missed? Share … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #1

#1 – Team Saxo Bank (Preview Ranking: #1) What We Said: And last, but certainly not least, Saxo Bank earns the title as Pavé’s #1 Team for 2010. With several riders capable of winning multiple classics, stage races, and Grand Tours, there’s really no better choice. Skipping over Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico—races Saxo certainly has riders … Continue reading

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