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The Sticky Bidon – October 31, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, October 31, 2011 Cavendish wants green before gold Greipel Believes He Could Have Won More Without Gilbert Eddy Merckx Cycles confirms anticipated end of Quick Step partnership Kashechkin delays attempt on world hour record inrng : why I hate cyclocross Why I Love Cyclocross | Boulder Report Seen … Continue reading

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First Look – Sylvain Chavanel’s Bastille Day Merckx EMX-5

Just in time for Bastille Day, Sylvain Chavanel received a new Eddy Merckx EMX-5 frame sporting France’s tricolore. From the press release by Quick-Step: For tomorrow “le 14 Juillet“ Sylvain Chavanel has received a special gift. An EMX-5 frame with new graphics in the colours of the French flag, bearing his Nickname, “La Machine”, which … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – April 27, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 27, 2011 Evans Believes In Tour De France Chances Regardless Of Contador Vaughters Waiting For Thomas Dekker's Physiological Data Tom Boonen and Philippe Gilbert visit Copenhagen Worlds course We Can Meet Heroes « Rouleur Magazine Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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The Sticky Bidon – January 26, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, January 26, 2011 Doping: Alberto Contador officially suspended Is the Vuelta an option for Contador? Depends on which date ban would begin Lowe Point for Garmin Flanders and Paris-Roubaix on radar for Taylor Phinney as he mulls run at Olympic TT Pro Bike: Tom Boonen's Quick Step Eddy … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Valverde, Oman, Algarve, and 2 Great Videos

1. This weekend I learned a valuable lesson: never bet against Alejandro Valverde (unless it’s July).  “It’s February,” I thought.  “He’s saving his best for later in the year,” I assumed.  “The competition is more motivated than he is,” I predicted.  I was wrong on all counts—with the lone exception being yesterday’s super-motivated stage winner, … Continue reading

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Why Specialized? Why?

I have to admit, I was pretty disappointed by the news this morning that Specialized was ending it’s agreement to supply bikes for Team Quick Step. I wish I could say I was surprised though. As soon as Specialized inked a million-dollar deal to provide bikes for Alberto Contador, I knew the writing was on … Continue reading

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