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Monday Musette – The UCI’s List of Approved Mechanical Enhancements

We’re still letting the mud settle from this past weekend’s US National Cyclocross Championships.  But in the meantime, here’s this week’s Monday Musette. 1. By far the weekend’s biggest non-CX news was the announcement that Pegasus Sports has lost its main backer, prompting immediate reports of the team’s demise.  Team manager Chris White has apparently … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – On Judgement

Here’s today’s Monday Musette 1. If you don’t already read The Inner Ring, you need to start.  Matt published a fine run-down of the Team Lux situation—it’s definitely worth your time. 2. And speaking of dubious new teams, check-out today’s What’s New from Competitive Cyclist.  There’s also the added bonus of a video from the … Continue reading

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2010 Giro di Lombardia/Tour of Lombardy – Preview

Saturday’s Giro di Lombardia, the “race of falling leaves,” effectively closes the 2010 road season.   While a few events remain on the calendar, most teams and riders will have called it a year by tomorrow evening.  But despite its end-of-calendar time slot, Lombardy’s a prize any rider would love to take—it’s one of the sport’s … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – A Closer Look

Editor’s Note: In today’s Monday Musette, Mattio takes “A Closer Look at Stage 19 of the Vuelta”, a stage that might prove to have been a good indicator of who will be wearing the rainbow jersey six days from now. On paper, Stage 19 of the Vuelta looked like just another sprint finish.  However, the … Continue reading

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2010 Vuelta – Winners & Losers

The season’s third and final grand tour came down to the wire, ending what might have been one of the most competitive grand tour seasons in recent memory.  Before we all turn our attention to Worlds and the fall classics, here’s a rundown of the race’s winners and losers. Winners: Vincenzo Nibali Nibali iced the … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – The Vuelta, Worlds, & Transfers

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. In what was already a banner year for the grand tours, the Vuelta really outdid itself. The final 3 kilometers of Saturday’s stage up the Bola del Mondo might have been the most gut-wrenchingly dramatic twenty minutes of racing I’ve ever seen. Credit Ezequiel Mosquera for taking it to … Continue reading

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