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For the One Hundredth Time, It’s Not “The Sprinter’s Jersey”!

Here’s a special contribution from Jeremy over at Tears for Gears.  Shortly after the Tour concluded last month, he contacted me with a question about the possible effects of Alessandro Petacchi’s disqualification from this year’s Tour following allegations of PFC use.  A short conversation ensued via email, and before I knew it, Jeremy had graciously … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France – Stage 4 Wrap-Up

After yesterday’s cobble-fest, the Tour’s organizers granted the riders a bit of a respite today, with a straightforward 153.5km ride from Cambrai to Reims.  While the finish was a bit dodgy—9 roundabouts in the final 56km—everyone appears to have come through unscathed—a true accomplishment given what we’ve seen over the past few days.  Here’s what … Continue reading

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