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Monday Musette – Weekend Wrap-Up

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. It’s only February, but if this past week’s Tour of Oman and Volta ao Algarve are any indicator, 2011 Tour de France is going to be an exciting race with a deep list of contenders.  In winning both races, Rabobank’s Robert Gesink (Oman) and HTC’s Tony Martin demonstrated significant … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Oman, Algarve, Haut Var, Etc.

Here’s a preview of this weekend’s events: 1. At the Tour of Oman, we’ll get another chance to see if Robert Gesink can protect a leader’s jersey in an ITT during tomorrow’s 18.5-kilomter time trial in Al Jissah.  The Dutch climber from Rabobank won today’s Queen Stage atop Jabal al Akhdhar (“Green Mountain”), finishing alone … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Algarve, Haut Var, the Ruta, and More

Here’s just about everything you need to know about the next few days of racing: 1. Before we preview the weekend’s festivities, we should take a minute to wrap-up the Tour of Oman, which finished today with an ITT won by—as we correctly predicted—Edvald Boassen Hagen. Unfortunately, thanks to an untimely stop to answer nature’s … Continue reading

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