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Why the Scheldeprijs Matters

Editors’ note: Today, Pavé welcomes our new contributor Julius, who offers historical background on Belgium and the races we’ve come to know and love. It’s easy to imagine Flanders as a magical place where there are bicycle races of all types all year long, where the hardmen on two wheels can always mooch some free … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – April 6, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, April 6, 2011 De Wilde hospitalised with serious injuries, Boasson Hagen out for weeks 2011 Scheldeprijs photos by Graham Watson Garmin’s Michael Kreder wins morning stage at Circuit de la Sarthe No respite after Arenberg Seen any cool links we missed? Share ’em in the comments below!

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A Modest Proposal

  Does anyone else feel that Ghent-Wevelgem’s move to the Sunday before Flanders has left a gaping hole in the middle of the week between the Ronde and Roubaix? Ghent-Wevelgem used to be the perfect mid-Monument event, keeping the excitement high, the anticipation peaked, and offering the possibility for some intense racing from those teams … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Special Wednesday Edition

With so much going on this week, I thought a special edition of the Musette was in order.  Here we go: 1. Tyler Farrar won today’s Scheldeprijs, continuing the fine form he’s displayed so far during this year’s Belgian Classics. It’s Farrar’s second win of the season following his victory in Stage 3a of the … Continue reading

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Scheldeprijs Preview

Tomorrow brings the 98th running of the Scheldeprijs, a 205-kilometer semi-classic in the region surrounding Antwerp.  Traditionally run on the Wednesday after Paris-Roubaix, this year’s race takes the spot vacated by Ghent-Wevelgem’s jump to the Sunday before the Tour of Flanders.  While the start list gains a few big names as a result of the … Continue reading

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