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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: Saxo Bank-Tinkoff

Someone asked me if it’s harder to write previews for the teams with the best or the worst chances to make a big impact on the race. Let me illustrate the answer to this question with Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank’s roster for the 2012 Tour de France: Jonathan Cantwell Juan Jose Haedo Karsten Kroon (1 Tour … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – September 22, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, September 22, 2011 Riis Willing To Talk Again To Cancellara Vinokourov to ride on in 2012 Aldag Talking To Quick Step Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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The Sticky Bidon – July 15, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, July 15, 2011 Riis is cryptic about possible Contador-successor Lars Bak: I ate my shit 10 times Fermaguiana: Tour de France, 25 years ago today How To Clean a Road Bike Like a Real Man Seen any cool links we missed? Share ‘em in the comments below!

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Monday Musette – Wrapping-up the Ronde

  Two Monuments down and two to go so far this spring—can it get any more exciting? Here’s what we saw during yesterday’s Tour of Flanders: 1. With his fantastic win yesterday, Saxo Bank-Sunguard’s Nick Nuyens joined the upper echelon of contemporary Belgian classics stars, adding the Ronde to a resume that already includes the … Continue reading

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2011 Team-By-Team Season Preview – Number 18

#18 – Team Saxo Bank & Geox-TMC (tie) A year ago it would have been hard to believe that we would be mentioning Saxo Bank and the team that was Footon-Servetto in the same breath—and in the bottom quarter of our Season Preview.  Unfortunately, professional cycling is a fickle, “what have you done for me … Continue reading

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WWRDN? (What Will Riis Do Now?)

Bjarne Riis just can’t catch a break. First he loses a massive chunk of his team and support staff to LEOPARD TREK, and now he’s poised to lose Alberto Contador for a year due to his positive test for Clenbuterol. What’s a Riis to do? We here at Pavé have a few suggestions: Secretly campaign … Continue reading

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