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Monday Musette – Previews from Australia to Argentina

At last, the 2011 season begins today and tomorrow in Argentina and Australia with Tour de San Luis and the Santos Tour Down Under kicking-off under sunny skies.  But while these events pale in comparison to the rest of the calendar, they’re a welcome sight for fans tired of debating team kit, sponsorship identities, and … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – January 11, 2011

Interesting and/or amusing cycling items from across the Internet, January 11, 2011 Vacansoleil : “Mosquera est libre de courir” (“Mosquera is free to ride”) Riccò says it is possible to win Giro d’Italia without doping Cavendish versus Greipel – a war of words Di Luca insists he will ride for free at Katusha Katusha says … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #3

#3 – Team HTC-Columbia (Preview Ranking: #3) What We Said: HTC suffered several key losses after a fantastic 2009 season. Marcus Burghardt, George Hincapie, Edvald Boassen Hagen, Thomas Lokvist, and Kim Kirchen all left for other teams—taking the bulk of HTC’s wins from 2008 and 2009 with them. But all is not lost, as two … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Vattenfall, ENECO, and Films About Flandriens

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. Tyler Farrar became the first back-to-back winner of the Vattenfall Cyclassics with his win Sunday.  Edvald Boasson Hagen and Andre Greipel took second and third, rounding-out what I had suspected would constitute the final podium (albeit in different positions).  The race went as planned for Garmin-Transitions—the team timed is … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Vattenfall Cyclassics

The Pro Tour continues its summer run with the 15th running of Hamburg, Germany’s Vattenfall Cyclassics.  Formerly, the HEW Cyclassics, the race was a World Cup event from 1998 until joining the Pro Tour in 2005.  The relatively flat race usually favors riders strong enough to make it over the small climbs that speckle the … Continue reading

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