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2011 Tour de France – Stage 5 Wrap-up

Pavé would like to thank Handspun, Clément, and Laekhouse for supporting our coverage of the 2011 Tour de France. Short and sweet – with slighly lumpy finish – describes today’s Stage 5. Most sprinters must feel that they are running out of opportunities to shine in this year’s TdF. First of all there aren’t many … Continue reading

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2010 Tour de France – Stage 5 Wrap-Up

Stage 5 ended with a relatively straightforward field sprint today with Mark Cavendish taking a well-deserved win.  It looked hairy for the HTC boys at one point as their organization seemed to fall apart, but they recovered well enough to get their man to the line first.  Cavendish still looks to be a step or … Continue reading

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Tour de France – Stage 5 Wrap-up – Karma Police?

Congrats, to Tommy Voeckler for a terrific stage win today! Can you believe this was Voeckler’s first stage victory? It’s often forgotten that his yellow jersey exploit from several years ago was done without actually having won a stage. Voeckler’s Tour tenacity has finally been rewarded. Tom Boonen flatted at the wrong time, leaving him … Continue reading

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