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Tour de France – Stage 3 Wrap-up

Let the conspiracy theories begin! When the peloton split with about 30km left in Stage 3, Lance Armstrong made his statement: This team is mine. With Haimar Zubeldia and Yaroslav Popovych working with Columbia to pull the 27-rider lead group further and further up the road, Lance could probably see the yellow jersey beckoning him … Continue reading

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Monday Musings – Giro Wrap-up, Boycotts, and More!

Lots to talk about today. Let’s jump right in! 1. Better late than never for Phillipe Gilbert. We tagged him for Stage 4. He waited until Stage 20. It was a well-deserved win for a rider who’s been in the thick of it since the season started. While other Classics stars were getting rested or … Continue reading

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The Infant in the Room

Oops! Should I have said “elephant”? For several weeks now, Pavé has struggled with formulating an appropriate tone with which discuss one Monsieur Armstrong. On Wednesday’s Rapha Continental Centre Ramble, Ben Lieberson and I shared a moment chatting (while I could still talk) about Lance-tiquette and how it seems that in many circles, any remark … Continue reading

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Them’s the Breaks…

As you’ve probably heard by now, Lance Armstrong broke his right collarbone during yesterday’s first stage of the Vuelta Castilla y Leon. The main field hit a particularly narrow section of windswept road, and when riders starting clamoring for wheels, calamity ensued. Here’s the video: Now, while I’m not a fan of the “All Lance, … Continue reading

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