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World Cup Preview: Round 4 – Igorre, Spain

The UCI Cyclocross World Cup heads to Iggore in the Basque region of Spain for round number four. After last weekend’s battle in the sand of Koksijde, all eyes will be on Sven Nys and Kevin Pauwels. This is the eighth time Iggore has hosted a world cup round and Nys has won half of … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Weekend Preview: North America & International

North America Cross After Dark Round #4 – Spooky Cross (C2/C2) The inagural Cross After Dark series winds down this weekend in Irvine, CA. The four race series (CrossVegas,StarCrossed, Gateway Cross Cup) has seen a different winner at each of its previous three races. Nearly all of the current top-ten are in Europe for the … Continue reading

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2011 Tour de France Preview – Spain & Portugal

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. One recurring theme in contemporary Tour de France coverage is the decline of French cycling. The story that’s written less often is the rise of Spanish riders in the pro ranks, led, of course, by SaxoBank-Sungard’s … Continue reading

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Worlds Elite Men’s Road Race – Winners & Losers

The World Road Race Championship is without a doubt one of the sport’s greatest spectacles.  To me, the best thing about Worlds is its ability to produce a surprise winner that’s never really a surprise.  By this I mean that the World Champion is often not the rider you might have expected or wanted to … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – The Vuelta, Italy, Isbergues, and US Pro

The 2010 Vuelta a Espana, wraps-up this weekend with its final two stages.  Tomorrow’s Stage 20 looks to be arguably one of the toughest of the race, and with much still up for grabs—including the race’s overall title—expect fireworks. The battle for the Vuelta’s final red jersey has narrowed to two men following Wednesday’s Stage … 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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