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Can Philippe Gilbert Win All Five Monuments?

  After Fabian Cancellara won last year’s Ronde-Roubaix double, the talk immediately turned to whether or not the Swiss rider could win all five Monuments—adding Liege-Bastogne-Liege and the Tour of Lombardy to his résumé. This year, following his his historic “quadruple”, Philippe Gilbert—the most versatile of today’s classic specialists—is the latest to possess a legitimate … Continue reading

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March Rider of the Month – Matthew Goss

Each month, Pavé editors argue late into the night about riders and teams who have excelled in the previous month. February saw Rabobank and Robert Gesink take the honors, and earlier this week, we crowned Francaise des Jeux an unlikely but deserving Team of the Month. For March, Pavé has decided that the rider most … Continue reading

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2011 Milan-San Remo Preview

  To me, Milan-San Remo is a lot like Thanksgiving: it’s an event you look forward to every year, even though you’re really more excited for the big events a few weeks later. A bit formulaic in how it’s tended to play-out over the past few years, I think the entire race can be boiled-down … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – March 17, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, March 17, 2011 Petacchi mikt ondanks astma op zege in Sanremo (Petacchi targets victory in Sanremo despite asthma ) Cavendish To Debut Specialized McLaren Venge In Milan-San Remo From Moser to Cancellara, a selection of photos from Graham Watson from Milan-San Remo. Freire busca el 'poker' en la … Continue reading

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Questions for the Classics РGarmin-Cerv̩lo?

As we get set to begin the Spring Classics with Saturday’s running of the 102nd Milan-San Remo, it’s the perfect time examine some of the important questions facing the major riders and teams during this year’s spring campaign. As each question is posted, feel free to share your opinions, insights, and predictions as comments—your commentary … Continue reading

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Heinrich Haussler РGarmin-Cerv̩lo Makes a Good Call

Fans and pundits alike were perplexed to see Garmin-Cervélo’s Heinrich Haussler listed as a non-starter for Saturday’s fifth stage of the Tour of Oman. A double stage-winner in Qatar, Haussler would have been a candidate for the win in the final stage, and given his injury-riddled 2010 season, some (including myself) wondered if his knee … Continue reading

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