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Monday Musette – Cross Worlds, Euro Openers, "Therapy", and Belgian Bikes

What a weekend!  Cross Worlds, European season openers, and–as always–some other interesting bits to discuss: 1. The obvious weekend story was the East-West showdown at Cyclocross Worlds in Tabor, Czech Republic.  Yes, the Wall has fallen, but a quick rundown of the results indicates a beating reminiscent of Rocky IV (the beginning of the movie—before … Continue reading

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Weekend Preview – Vuelta and Isbergues

The Vuelta wraps-up this weekend with a flat 27km time trial around the ancient city of Toledo and the traditional final stage into Madrid. Friday’s Stage 19 was supposed to provide a last chance for GC fireworks with a summit finish in La Granja. Unfortunately, more explosions happened off the back of the lead group … Continue reading

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Vuelta d’Espana Preview

It’s back to school time, so that means it’s time for the annual 3-week party known as the Vuelta d’Espana. Seriously, I remember hearing of fights among team personnel over who would get to work the race—it’s that much fun. For the riders though, it’s a bit of a different story, especially for those coming … Continue reading

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Vuelta al País Vasco – Stage 2 – Live Stream

An incredibly hilly race run over six days, the Tour of the Basque Country is an important warm-up race for the Ardennes classics.  All the favorites will be there.  The race began yesterday with Luis Leon Sanchez taking the first stage and the leader’s jersey.    Beginning at 9:35EST, you can enjoy a live stream … Continue reading

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