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The Sticky Bidon – April 20, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 20, 2011 Philippe Gilbert: "I do not know where my limits are" Alberto Contador: "Not the expected outcome" True Temper Factory Visit | geekhouse Souplesse : Red Kite Prayer Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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2011 Amstel Gold Race – Preview

  Sunday’s Amstel Gold Race officially opens the final week of the Spring Classics with 260 kilometers and 32 smooth, but absurdly steep climbs. The perfect transition from the cobbles to the Ardennes, Amstel offers a last chance for those who missed-out in Flanders and Roubaix, and a first opportunity for those who spent the … Continue reading

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Philippe Gilbert – Cancellara Part Deux?

  While watching the video of Philippe Gilbert methodically dispatching of Bjorn Leukemans to win Wednesday’s Brabantse Pijl, a thought occurred to me: is Gilbert about to become the Ardennes equivalent of Fabian Cancellara? In other words, has the Belgian displayed such superior form that it will be impossible for him to avoid the stalemate-inducing, … Continue reading

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2011 Tour of Flanders/Ronde van Vlaanderen – Preview

  After his dominant performance in last Saturday’s E3 Prijs Vlaanderen, Leopard Trek’s Fabian Cancellara is the undisputed top favorite for Sunday’s Tour of Flanders.  So the question remains: can anyone defeat him? Here’s a rundown of ten riders I feel have the best chance to upset Spartacus in his bid for a second-consecutive victory … Continue reading

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Tour of Flanders (de Ronde van Vlaanderen): The Contenders

Thanks to last weekend’s racing at E3 Prijs & Gent ~ Wevelgem the two favourites like cream have risen to the top. The way in which they won typically are the only two ways you can win a race, either from a daring breakaway or a bunch gallop. I figure that Cancellara must be a … Continue reading

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