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Monday Musette – Swiss Wrap-up, Crashes, Protests, and (Un)Invitations

School’s finally out for the summer, so expect to see Pavé back to a more frequent/regular post schedule. There’s also a new site design in the works, so keep checking back for changes, updates, and possibly a new address (don’t worry, I won’t surprise you with that). As always, your constructive feedback are always appreciated—I … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Magazines, Movies, and Two Races You Might Have Heard Of

Here’s today’s Monday Musette! 1. While flying to the Tour of California on Friday, I had a chance to catch-up on the latest in cycling print journalism. I’ve only recently started reading ROAD magazine, lured by glossy cover shots and a solid mix of domestic and European racing coverage. The June issue includes Jered Gruber’s … Continue reading

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Rest Day Musette – Things We Missed During the Classics

Apologies for getting this to you a day later than usual–hopefully the Giro’s Rest Day gives a bit of time to enjoy it. I don’t know about you, but I feel like I missed a lot of quality musette material over the past several weeks as the classics dominated my attention. Here’s a sample of … Continue reading

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Monday Musette РLi̬ge-Bastogne-Li̬ge Wrap-Up

Yesterday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège brought the first major portion of the season to a bittersweet close with a win for Alexandre Vinokourov. Vino’s win begs several questions, the answers to which depend upon your perspective. Was yesterday’s result a victory for redemption—proof that even the most tarnished riders can earn a chance for atonement in the sport’s … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Amstel Gold Race Wrap-Up

Phillippe Gilbert finally took a victory in a major spring classic, winning yesterday’s Amstel Gold Race with an impressive surge up the final ascent of the Cauberg. It was an exciting finish to a rather quiet race, as the favorites seemed content to wait until the final to begin testing their legs. Here’s what I … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Roubaix Wrap-Up

All Photos by Tim Vanwichelen Admit it, you found yesterday’s race a bit boring. Unless Cancellara happens to be your favorite rider, there was something a bit anti-climatic about the way he quickly and authoritatively disposed of his competition, motoring away from them all with a little less than 50 kilometers remaining in the race. … Continue reading

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