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Monday Musette – Why Leopard Has Big Stripes

While an abundance has already been said in other places, I thought today’s Monday Musette might be as good a time as any to share my own thoughts following Thursday’s presentation of Team Leopard-Trek (and there will be no pictures of indigenous people sporting full-body tattoos). 1. Overall, the presentation itself was an incredible let-down—we … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – January 3, 2011

Interesting and/or amusing cycling items from across the Internet, January 3, 2011 Breschel thought he had won Worlds road race Slipstream Sports announces 2011 team roster 2010 Review: Newcomers of the Year Gilbert looking to reach top form by Tour of Flanders Movistar’s Amador attacked by thugs on training ride A Tale of Ultimate Survival … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #6

#6 – Team Katusha (Preview Ranking: #10) What We Said: Katusha takes #10 by a hair over Omega Pharma-Lotto, due to the depth of talent on its roster.  But talent has never been Katusha’s problem—fulfilling it’s potential has.  The signings of Kolobnev, Kirchen, and Rodriguez bolster an already impressive squad, while the healthy return of … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – 5 Questions

1. With Igor Anton, Joaquin Rodriguez, and Vincenzo Nibali a mere two seconds apart from one another and the next-closest rider another 40-seconds back, has this year’s Vuelta already been reduced to a three-caballo race?  And of the three, who has the best chance to win? 2. Do Radio Shack’s new recruits (and the ominous … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France Preview – Part 4

Here’s the fourth and final installment of Pavé’s 2010 Tour de France Preview.  In case you missed a day, click the link to read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.  Feel free to share your comments below. Sky Professional Cycling TeamHalfway through its first season of existence, Team Sky has already achieved one of … Continue reading

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Pavé’s 2010 Season Preview – Part 3 (Teams 10-6)

Here’s Part 3 of Pavé’s 2010 Season Preview.  Today we take a look at the first half of the Top-10.  For at look at Parts 1 and 2, click here and here respectively.  We’ll wrap it all tomorrow with a look at what I consider to be the 5 best teams in the sport.  As … Continue reading

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