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2011 Tour de France – Stage 1 Wrap-Up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   After a somewhat relaxed start to today’s Stage 1 of the 2011 Tour de France, two crashes in the final 10 kilometers provided a dramatic finale to an otherwise slow day of racing. Unfortunately for … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France Preview – Belgium

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   April is the month that traditionally gets Belgian cycling fans the most frenzied, but this year, July has them equally—if not more—excited about the Tour de France. And why not? With a healed, re-signed, and … Continue reading

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Boonen to Quick-Step; Is Gilbert Next?

  With yesterday’s annoucement that Tom Boonen signed a 2-year contract extension with Quick Step, the next logical question surrounds whether or not Omega Pharma-Lotto’s Philippe Gilbert will join him. Boonen seems to have decided to ease any possible pressure heading into the Tour de France by signing now, while Gilbert is delaying his announcement … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – June 15, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 15, 2011 Andy Schleck predicts seven-way battle for 2011 Tour de France victorylow jersey Avermaet: "Gilbert joining would not be ideal" Police Interrupt Contador's Tour De France Recon | Cyclingnews.com UCI council approves limited mid-season team transfers, rules for world TTT championships The Pain Principle Seen any … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Dauphiné, Suisse, & Transfers

  Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. The Criterium du Dauphiné—the first of two important pre-Tour stage races—wrapped-up yesterday with Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins taking the most impressive road victory of his career. While unspectacular, Wiggo’s win is an important morale booster for the rider and his team as both attempt to shrug-off a rather … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – June 6, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 6, 2011 Gilbert Wants Three-year-contract Stability Tech: GreenEdge unveils Scott road and TT bikes for 2012 season 2011 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré stage 1 photos Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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