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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: Astana

Astana has recorded some rather unexpected results so far this season—for better and for worse. On the bright side, Enrico Gasparotto and Maxim Iglinsky won the Amstel Gold Race and Liege-Bastogne-Liege, respectively. On the other hand, Roman Kreuziger underwhelmed at the Giro d’Italia, failing to contend for the overall and instead having to settle for … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – May 23, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, May 23, 2011 Spanish Racer Killed in Bizarre Accident | This Just In Tributes paid to Tondo, cycling loses true enthusiast Movistar To Continue In Giro In The Wake Of Tondo's Death Matt Wilson's Day In Hell At Giro D'Italia Giro Pro Bike: Roman Kreuziger’s Specialized Tarmac SL3 … Continue reading

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2011 Giro d’Italia – Top-10 Preview

  The 94th Giro d’Italia begins in Torino this Saturday with a 19.3-kilometer team time trial. This year, the Giro commemorates the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification by visiting 17 of Italy’s 20 regions and several of the peninsula’s most stunning scenery. Fittingly, the unquestioned star of this year’s race seems to be the course … Continue reading

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2011 Team-by-Team Season Preview: Astana

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport. Yesterday we took at the first team in this year’s top-10.  Here’s #9. #9 – Astana Like Euskaltel, Astana has the potential to put someone on the podium in all three Grand Tours while winning several important … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #2

#2 Liquigas – (Preview Ranking: #4) What We Said: Liquigas has perhaps the youngest and deepest grand tour squad in the sport, led by the Four Horsemen of the Green-pocalypse (yes, I made that up myself): Ivan Basso, Franco Pellizotti, Roman Kreuziger, and Vincenzo Nibali. In a way, Liquigas finds itself in a siutution akin … 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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