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World Cup Preview: Round 4 – Igorre, Spain

The UCI Cyclocross World Cup heads to Iggore in the Basque region of Spain for round number four. After last weekend’s battle in the sand of Koksijde, all eyes will be on Sven Nys and Kevin Pauwels. This is the eighth time Iggore has hosted a world cup round and Nys has won half of … Continue reading

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2011 Vuelta a Espana – On the Hot Seat

Since its move to be the last Grand Tour of the season, the Vuelta has had the perhaps-unenviable position as the GT of last resort. It’s a last chance for GC contenders, teams, sprinters, and stage-hunters alike to pull in results. Its schedule just ahead of the World Championships also serve as a springboard for … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Stage 20 Preview

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France.   For a preview of tomorrow’s time trial, head here to read my latest piece for Bicycling.com. For obvious reasons, I can’t reproduce the text here, but I think you’ll find it informative nonetheless. (And yes, … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France Preview – Luxembourg

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. The annals of cycling have been largely devoid of the citizens of Luxembourg. Until recently overshadowed by the neighbors in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, they became known in the modern era cycling first through the … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France Preview: Switzerland and Austria

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Switzerland and Austria brings a small contingent to this year’s Tour de France, but representatives from each are quite likely to fly his nation’s flag admirably. For starters, BMC brings two Swiss time trialists, Michael Schar … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France Preview – Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Although a Czech has never won the Tour, their chances keep improving every season with the slow but steady rise of Roman Kreuziger. He already has two 9th place finishes in each of the last two … Continue reading

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