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2011 Tour de France Preview – North America

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   The 2011 Tour de France will see arguably the strongest North American contingent in the history of the race as 4 riders with top-10 finishes on their resumes will toe the start line on Saturday. … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – June 29, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, June 29, 2011 Will Alessandro Petacchi race for Kazakhstan in the future? Giro d’Italia: Zomegnan reported as having been dismissed from post of race director Leipheimer defends racing style on eve of Tour Hincapie Set For Record-equalling Tour De France Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Suisse Wrap-Up, Nats, and DiUltegra

  Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. The Tour de Suisse wrapped-up yesterday, officially closing the books on the pre-Tour campaigns of many of this year’s favorites. Radio Shack’s Levi Leipheimer took a page from Bradley Wiggin’s playbook in winning the 9-day event. The American lingered at the top of the standings all week, finishing … Continue reading

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2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview – Team Radio Shack

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport—we started last week with 20, 19, 18, and 17.  Today we pick things up with #16. #16 – Team Radio Shack It’s an understatement to say that 2010 didn’t quite go as planned for Team Radio Shack.  … Continue reading

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2010 Team-By-Team Season Review: #11

#11 – Team Radio Shack (Preview Ranking: #14) What We Said: Some will say I ranked this squad too low.  But look at the facts—the team is built for one thing and one thing only: Lance Armstrong.  Geert Steegmans was signed to give the team at least somewhat of a presence in the classics, but … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France – Stage 14 Wrap-Up

I’m not usually one for histrionics, but I’m running out superlatives to describe the action we’ve seen thus far in the 2010 Tour de France—it truly might go down as one of the most exciting Tours in recent memory.  As someone said during today’s live blog, “2010 Giro d’Italia, meet the 2010 Tour de France.” … Continue reading

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