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2011 Vuelta: Up-and-Comers

This year’s Vuelta is ripe with young talent – some getting a shot at Grand Tour success, and others being put in in the hopes that they’ll gain a bit of experience that will aid their racing come 2012. Let’s take a look at some of the youths we’ve got our eye on: Dan Martin: … Continue reading

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2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview: BMC Racing Team

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport. Here’s #8. #8 – BMC Racing Team Like many of the teams new to the sport’s upper echelon, BMC underwhelmed in 2010.  That said, while the team’s 2010 results didn’t necessarily indicate it, BMC is building its … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview РBess̬ges, Mallorca, and Qatar

Lots of racing this weekend—let’s take a quick look: 1. In France the Etoile de Besseges wraps-up with two stages this weekend, the most difficult of which is Saturday’s Stage 4.  The stage starts and finishes in the town of Ales and tackles three categorized climbs on the day—although the last is not too close … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – February 2, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, February 2, 2011 Bobridge beats Boardman world record Chris Boardman hails Jack Bobridge on breaking 4km individual pursuit world record before turning on UCI Bassons Won’t Judge Landis And Armstrong McQuaid: There Has Never Been Corruption In The UCI Omega Pharma-Lotto present team for 2011, dreams of something … Continue reading

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Monday Musings – Giro Wrap-up, Boycotts, and More!

Lots to talk about today. Let’s jump right in! 1. Better late than never for Phillipe Gilbert. We tagged him for Stage 4. He waited until Stage 20. It was a well-deserved win for a rider who’s been in the thick of it since the season started. While other Classics stars were getting rested or … Continue reading

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