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Monday Musette – Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Edition

Photo by Van Wichelen. In hindsight, going to NAHBS on the weekend of Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne might have been a bad idea as it prevented me from providing you the most up-to-date commentary on the weekend’s action. That said, last week was probably to most popular and well-read week in Pavé’s 1-year history—for that, … Continue reading

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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Live Stream

This link seems to be working–for now–in the USA. Enjoy!

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And it begins! – Pavé’s Belgian Opening Weekend Preview

The season finally begins this weekend with Belgium’s Omloop Het Niuewsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne, the two opening dates on the Belgian calendar—and the unofficial beginning to the official road season in Europe. Saturday’s the featured event, as the Omloop and is longer and more difficult than Kuurne. That said, with only a few exceptions, most riders … Continue reading

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Quick Step’s Omloop Training Ride – Photo Essay

To tide you over until our Belgian Opening Weekend Preview, here’s a terrific set of photos from Quick Step’s pre-race training ride help earlier in the week.  All photos by Tim Van Wichelen–for more terrific imgaes from Tim and his colleagues, head to Cyclingview. Bikes prepped… …and cars packed. Time to hit the road! Devolder … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Cross Worlds, Euro Openers, "Therapy", and Belgian Bikes

What a weekend!  Cross Worlds, European season openers, and–as always–some other interesting bits to discuss: 1. The obvious weekend story was the East-West showdown at Cyclocross Worlds in Tabor, Czech Republic.  Yes, the Wall has fallen, but a quick rundown of the results indicates a beating reminiscent of Rocky IV (the beginning of the movie—before … Continue reading

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