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2011 Milan-San Remo Preview

  To me, Milan-San Remo is a lot like Thanksgiving: it’s an event you look forward to every year, even though you’re really more excited for the big events a few weeks later. A bit formulaic in how it’s tended to play-out over the past few years, I think the entire race can be boiled-down … 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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Midweek Roundup: Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico

  Today’s action at Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice both saw exciting racing. Tyler Farrar won Stage 2 of Tirreno-Adriatico in a sprint that demonstrated Garmin-Cervelo’s progress with sprint trains. Farrar’s earned solid palmares as a field sprinter, but is more acquainted with the lower steps of the podium – often, somebody is able to get around … 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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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #14

#14(tie) – BMC Racing Team (Preview Ranking: #5) & Cervélo Test Team (Preview Ranking: #2) What We Said (BMC): The new-and-improved BMC Racing Team is the first of two Professional Continental teams in the top-5, proof that a Pro Tour license isn’t the only key to success. Jim Ochowicz must have had quite a bit … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Spartacus Goes for Five, Kreuziger Targets the Giro

Here’s today’s Monday Musette: 1. Fabian Cancellara says he wants to join the monuments club, setting his 2011 goals as Liege-Bastogne-Liege and the Tour of Lombardy.  Given his history of winning just about whatever one-day event he wants (except Worlds) it seems likely that sooner or later, he’s going to be the first non-Belgian (and … Continue reading

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