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Thor Hushovd to BMC – My (Quick) Two Cents

  It has just been announced that Thor Hushovd has signed with BMC for the next three years, an interesting move that has several possible implications. Here are two quick thoughts: 1. How does Thor’s signing affect BMC’s long-rumored acquisition of Philippe Gilbert? While not as expensive as Gilbert, Thor likely didn’t come cheap; one … Continue reading

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Hushovd, Farrar, & Haussler – Is Garmin’s Tour Picture Becoming More Clear?

  With Thor Hushovd’s win Tuesday at the Tour de Suisse and Tyler Farrar’s relatively anonymous showing at the Criterium du Dauphiné, is it safe to expect Thor to be Garmin-Cervelo’s protected sprint captain in France? Heinrich Haussler’s just been announced as not riding–is Garmin-Cervelo’s murky Tour roster getting a bit more clear? Share your … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – March 18, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, March 18, 2011 Gilbert: "Aanvallen op Cipressa of Poggio" (Gilbert: "Attacks on Cipressa or Poggio") I'm Not Going To Milan-San Remo To Finish Second Or Third Castelli, The San Remo Suit – Sprinting for Signs's posterous Milan-San Remo Start List Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em … Continue reading

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Questions for the Classics – Garmin-Cervélo?

As we get set to begin the Spring Classics with Saturday’s running of the 102nd Milan-San Remo, it’s the perfect time examine some of the important questions facing the major riders and teams during this year’s spring campaign. As each question is posted, feel free to share your opinions, insights, and predictions as comments—your commentary … Continue reading

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Heinrich Haussler – Garmin-Cervélo Makes a Good Call

Fans and pundits alike were perplexed to see Garmin-Cervélo’s Heinrich Haussler listed as a non-starter for Saturday’s fifth stage of the Tour of Oman. A double stage-winner in Qatar, Haussler would have been a candidate for the win in the final stage, and given his injury-riddled 2010 season, some (including myself) wondered if his knee … Continue reading

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2011 Team-by-Team Season Preview: Garmin-Cervélo

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport. We pick things up today with #5. #5 – Team Garmin-Cervélo With one huge exception, no team made a bigger splash this past off-season than Garmin-Cervélo.  By joining forces with the backbone of the Cervélo TestTeam—a move … Continue reading

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