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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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2011 Tour of Lombardy – Preview

  Unlike last week’s Paris-Tours, the Giro di Lombardia relishes in continually re-branding itself and challenging its participants (and bloggers) with route changes. Other than its current position on the race calendar—hence its nickname “the Race of the Falling Leaves”—and its usual ride around Lake Como, Lombardy is a classic with no predetermined starting or finishing … Continue reading

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Paris-Tours Preview

For a race that is officially considered a “classic”, Paris-Tours is perhaps the least prestigious among them—but that doesn’t mean it’s not important. (After all, Eddy Merckx never won it, and therefore cannot say that he’s won every classic.) Started in 1896 as central France’s answer to Paris-Roubaix, the race followed a fairly flat course … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – September 23, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, September 23, 2011 Gilbert: "I have to ride smart and focused" Patrick Lefevere: “I hope Chavanel wins and Gilbert dies on his wheel” 2011 UCI World Road Championships, Junior women and U23 men’s road race photos by Casey B. Gibson Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Elite Men’s World Road Race Championship

  This year’s World Championship is expected to be one for the sprinters. A flat course in Copenhagen practically guarantees it. But after many of the sport’s top sprinters have suffered through injury-plagued seasons, is anyone left standing to take advantage of the course? And given that many of the more veteran sprinters seem to … Continue reading

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Discuss: Can Gilbert Win Worlds?

  As leader of the 9-rider Belgian National Team, can Philippe Gilbert overcome a sprinter’s parcours to win Sunday’s World Championship Road Race? Discuss.

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