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Cobbles-Tech: The Rims of Flanders

For the bike tech nerd, there’s no part of the season more exciting than the cobbled classics. France and Belgium in April is a time for crazy equipment – tires, rims, frames and miscellany that you may or may not ever see again. King of Tech is the Queen of the Classics, Paris-Roubaix, where bike … Continue reading

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February’s Rider of the Month – Robert Gesink

In conjunction with the new ‘Team of the Month‘ feature,  Pavé will also be selecting riders who have excelled during the previous month to be named the Pavé Rider of the Month. For February, this title is deservedly awarded to Robert Gesink of Rabobank. Gesink delivered an astoundingly good performance at the Tour of Oman, winning … Continue reading

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Pavé’s Team of the Month: Rabobank

Welcome to a new feature here at Pavé, wherein we look back on the month of racing and award the increasingly prestigious Pavé Team of the Month on the most deserving squad. If the director sportif from the winning squad contacts us after winning the Team of the Month, we here at Pavé will send … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – February 28, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, February 28, 2011 Inside Cycling with John Wilcockson: Man of the week Sagan — a Merckx in the making? Neo-pro Matteo Pelucchi takes Geox-TMC's first 2011 win at Clasica de Almeria Vinokourov wil Gilbert als opvolger bij Astana – Wielrennen – HLN (Vinokourov wants Gilbert to succeed him … Continue reading

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2011 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad – What I Think I Think

Well, its Monday and I’m still not sure what I think about Saturday’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. But here’s what I think I think: 1. First, let’s address the obvious: Rabobank’s Sebastian Langeveld rode an incredibly aggressive and gutsy race to take the biggest victory of his career. At 26, the best is yet to come … Continue reading

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2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview: Rabobank

Each year, Pavé previews the upcoming road season with a countdown of the top-20 teams in the sport. We entered the top-5 yesterday with Garmin-Cervélo. We pick things up today with #4. #4 – Rabobank In my first draft of this year’s Preview, Rabobank was one of the top-3 teams. But over the past few … Continue reading

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