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Monday Musette – Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico

  Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. It was an ironic yet predictable final weekend at Paris-Nice—ironic in that the usually warm and sunny end to the Race to the Sun was marred by cold and wet weather, and predictable in that pre-race favorite Tony Martin held on to his lead to take the first … Continue reading

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The Pavé Feed Zone: Paris-Nice Stage 8/Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 5

Paris-Nice st. 8/ Tirreno-Adriatico st. 5  

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Weekend Preview: Paris-Nice & Tirreno-Adriatico

This weekend will see the further development of two of the early season’s most important, colorfully-nicknamed stage races, Paris-Nice (the Race to the Sun) and Tirreno-Adriatico (the Race of the Two Seas). Conventional wisdom says that Paris-Nice is the race of choice for stage-race specialists, and Tirreno-Adriatico is the race of choice for those developing … Continue reading

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Midweek Roundup: Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico

  Today’s action at Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice both saw exciting racing. Tyler Farrar won Stage 2 of Tirreno-Adriatico in a sprint that demonstrated Garmin-Cervelo’s progress with sprint trains. Farrar’s earned solid palmares as a field sprinter, but is more acquainted with the lower steps of the podium – often, somebody is able to get around … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – March 9, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, March 9, 2011 Voeckler Collects His First Paris-Nice Stage Win London 2012 announces Cycling Time Trial route Fabian Cancellara on E3, Flanders, and Roubaix trifecta: "Why can't I win those three races again? SBS: Cycling Central : Boom leads at the Tirreno-Adriatico Seen any cool links we missed? … Continue reading

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Thomas de Gendt Earns His Balls

Belgian talent Thomas De Gendt has impressed early on this season, finding his way into long breakaways that have been foiling sprinters from Australia to France. He showed glimmers of his potential last year, being one of a small handful of Topsport-Vlaanderen riders who scraped out admirable results against bigger teams and more experienced riders. … Continue reading

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