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On Vino, Kolobnev, and the 2010 Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Let’s all calm down for a second and take a look at what we know, and what we’re told, and why.  We know that the winner of Liege-Bastogne-Liege receives 20,000Euro, and the runner-up receives 10,000Euro.  A Swiss magazine claims to have emails between Alexander Vinokourov and Alexandr Kolobnev. Here is their article - based on “emails … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – April 25, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 25, 2011 Roy Down With Toxoplasmosis Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2011 | Photos | Cycling Weekly The Smartest Guy in the Race : Red Kite Prayer Paris-Roubaix – Mavic at the heart of the action Picture Gallery: The 2011 Spring Classics | Cyclingnews.com Seen any cool links we missed? Share … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – April 22, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 21, 2011 Basso To Miss The Giro D'Italia, Full Start List Published PHOTO SPECIAL. La Redoute is ready for Gilbert PHOTO: Gilbert & Co to explore La Redoute UCI president Pat McQuaid says talk of breakaway league fueled by greed Radio Ban: Riders Association Seeks Constructive Dialogue … Continue reading

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The Feed Zone – Liège-Bastogne-Liège

The Feed Zone is back! Sunday (4/24) we’ll be open from about 8:15am EST to cover the last of the Spring Classics, Liège-Bastogne-Liège! With us will be the usual Pavé staff, as well as our pals Padraig and Robot from Red Kite Prayer. Its sure to be an exciting race – will Gilbert be able … Continue reading

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Point/Counterpoint: Gilbert v. Rodriguez

Philippe Gilbert will win Liege, and Belgium may form a government. Given his charismatic win in Brabantse Pijl, his convincing defense in Amstel Gold Race, and astonishing sprint in la Fleche Wallonne, it is natural that Gilbert is the favorite for Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Despite speculation of a weaker OmegaPharma-Lotto squad, two domestiques have been stand-outs: Jelle … Continue reading

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Liège-Bastogne-Liège Preview

The oldest of the monuments, La Doyenne is arguably the most tactical. The leisurely ride down from Liège to Bastogne is interrupted by only a minor climb or two, but the race back up to Liège dishes out 13 climbs. Each forces a selection, and whittles down teammates and hopefuls. Liège rewards the tactical rider with … Continue reading

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