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Tour de France 2012 Team Preview: Rabobank

Rabobank’s endured a bit of a tough season so far.  In fact, Rabobank (the company) admitted that it hesitated before renewing its sponsorship agreement with the squad. But success at the Tour de France has a funny way of healing all wounds and Rabobank comes to this year’s race with several riders capable of at … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France – Losers

Yesterday we covered the Winners from the 2011 Tour de France—here’s a look at the Losers. 1. Without a doubt the biggest loser of the 2011 Tour de France is the now 3-time runner-up, Andy Schleck. From the first week, Schleck looked a step below the men challenging him for victory in this year’s race. … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France Preview – Holland

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. From the Netherlands – also known as Holland – come people who call themselves Dutch. Why they can’t agree on consistent nomenclature, I do not know. The country can agree, however, that it prefers its top … Continue reading

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