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2011 Criterium International – Mini-Preview

  The Criterium International is a three-stage, two-day race offering stage racers and all-rounder’s a chance to score nice mid-sized win all in one weekend. Saturday’s Stage 1 is a hilly affair with a summit finish atop the l’Ospedale that will pit the day’s breakaway against teams looking to launch patient climbers. Stages 2 and … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Moncoutié, Oman, Algarve, Etc…

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. Lesson #378: Never discount (as I did Friday) David Moncoutié on Mont Faron in the Tour Mediterranéan.  Luckily for me, The Inner Ring had my back, correctly adding the Frenchman to the list of favorites to take the final stage and the overall. As for the rest, Daniel Martin … 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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