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Monday Musette – Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico

  Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. It was an ironic yet predictable final weekend at Paris-Nice—ironic in that the usually warm and sunny end to the Race to the Sun was marred by cold and wet weather, and predictable in that pre-race favorite Tony Martin held on to his lead to take the first … Continue reading

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The Pavé Feed Zone: Paris-Nice Stage 8/Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 5

Paris-Nice st. 8/ Tirreno-Adriatico st. 5  

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Weekend Preview: Paris-Nice & Tirreno-Adriatico

This weekend will see the further development of two of the early season’s most important, colorfully-nicknamed stage races, Paris-Nice (the Race to the Sun) and Tirreno-Adriatico (the Race of the Two Seas). Conventional wisdom says that Paris-Nice is the race of choice for stage-race specialists, and Tirreno-Adriatico is the race of choice for those developing … Continue reading

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The Sticky Bidon – March 10, 2011

Interesting cycling items from across the Internet, March 10, 2011 Christian Vande Velde will take a pass on this year’s Giro d’Italia Bannan says GreenEdge team will chase Goss, rider’s price increasing with success 2011 Tirreno-Adriatico, Stage 2, a Brad Kaminski gallery Philippe Gilbert: "Astana is op dit moment niet belangrijk" (“Astana is not important … Continue reading

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Midweek Roundup: Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico

  Today’s action at Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice both saw exciting racing. Tyler Farrar won Stage 2 of Tirreno-Adriatico in a sprint that demonstrated Garmin-Cervelo’s progress with sprint trains. Farrar’s earned solid palmares as a field sprinter, but is more acquainted with the lower steps of the podium – often, somebody is able to get around … Continue reading

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Tirreno-Adriatico – Race Preview

  Beginning Wednesday, Italy’s Tirreno-Adriatico heralds the end of the beginning of the season. From here, all eyes turn to Milan-San Remo, the cobbled classics, and building-up for the Ardennes and Giro d’Italia. That said, Tirreno’s no light task. Boasting not one but two time trials this year plus the requisite climbs over the spine … Continue reading

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