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2011 Tour of Lombardy – Preview

  Unlike last week’s Paris-Tours, the Giro di Lombardia relishes in continually re-branding itself and challenging its participants (and bloggers) with route changes. Other than its current position on the race calendar—hence its nickname “the Race of the Falling Leaves”—and its usual ride around Lake Como, Lombardy is a classic with no predetermined starting or finishing … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Lombardy, Etc.

Here’s your Monday Musette for this week: 1. There’s not much we can say about Philippe Gilbert’s repeat win at the Tour of Lombardy Saturday—the strongest rider in the race lived up to his pre-race billing.  The rain and cold helped keep the race together going up the Sormano, but broke it apart on the … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Lombardy, VDB, Le Tour 2010

1. Remember back in April how desperate Silence-Lotto seemed? Those days are long gone, following the team’s impressive run from the Vuelta through Lombardy. Saturday’s race seem nothing more than a formality, once Cadel decided to ride for his Belgian colleague; the efforts of all challengers were effectively rendered moot. As I said earlier, Gilbert … Continue reading

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Tour of Lombardy – Live Stream

Here’s a USA-friendly live stream of today’s Tour of Lombardy. Thanks Cyclingfans! Enjoy!

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Tour of Lombardy – Preview – "Five Leaves Left"

The “race of the falling leaves” is named for its calendar placement, but it’s also a race when many of the peloton’s leaves have fallen from the tree as well. With so many riders having ended their seasons, the list of contenders for this weekend’s Tour of Lombardy is relatively short. It’s a shame though; … Continue reading

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