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Alberto Contador – "What’s a guy to do?"

Yesterday it was announced by a representative from the Kazak Cycling Federation that Alberto Contador will indeed be honoring the final year of his contract and riding for Team Astana in 2010. I’m sorry, Mr. Proskurin, but I’m not buying it. Can you blame me? It’s not as if we’ve been receiving accurate information regarding … Continue reading

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This weekend’s events…

As mentioned in an earlier post, the “real” season begins this weekend. The Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (formerly “Het Volk”), officially opens the Northern season with over 200km of the finest stuff Belgium has to offer. While not possessing quite the prestige of its bigger brother, the Tour of Flanders, the Omloop is still nothing to … Continue reading

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Het Begint!

I’ll never forget the day. Spring 1995. Driving south on route 309 having just left the local Performance Bicycle, the only place near me that sold Velonews. This was still the time when Velonews read more like a newspaper than a magazine. Big sheets of newsprint; ink marks on your fingers. Pearl Jam blaring from … Continue reading

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